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December 6, 2008
A word of caution to overly protective mothers: You could be using your baby stroller completely wrong. One thing they’ve been doing for an eternity is having children face forward in strollers. Almost all of them are designed that way.

Doctor Suzanne Zeedyk says (quote) “For many babies today, life in a stroller is emotionally impoverished and possibly nerve-racking. Stressed babies grow into anxious adults.”

Pediatricians studied nearly 3000 baby-parent interactions with modern strollers. The children who were wheeled face-to-face with mom seemed to be better-adjusted. They have more opportunity to bond. There was more laughter, talking and physical interaction.