As a new parent or caregiver, mastering the art of folding a baby pram can be a daunting task. With this guide, you can easily learn how to fold and unfold your baby pram with ease. In this article, we will provide you with a step-by-step guide on how to fold a pram properly, complete with accompanying images for visual reference. So, let’s get started.
Step 1: Preparation
Before you begin, make sure that your baby pram is in the correct position for folding. Must see two things, one is brakes are engaged and the second one is the handlebar of the pram is in the lowest position.
First remove all the accessories from the baby pram such as cup holders or diaper bags. These accessories can obstruct the folding process. It’s always a good idea to consult your pram’s instruction manual for specific guidelines on folding.
Step 2: Handlebar Adjustment
If your baby pram has an adjustable handlebar, such as those found on many strollers, you may need to adjust it before folding. Some prams require the handlebar to be in a specific position for folding. Refer to your pram’s instruction manual for guidance on handlebar adjustment.
Step 3: Folding the Frame
- Next, locate the release lever or button on your pram’s frame. This is usually located on the handlebar or the sides of the frame.
- Press or pull the release lever/button, depending on the design of your pram, while simultaneously folding the frame towards the ground.
For different prams brand models, the method of folding is different, that’s why you must see the manufacturer’s instructions for understanding the proper method of folding pram.
Step 4: Locking the Folded Pram
Once the frame is fully folded, you may need to engage a locking mechanism to secure it in place. Many prams have a lock or latch that automatically engages when the frame is folded.
However, some prams may require you to manually engage a lock or latch. Refer to your pram’s instruction manual for specific guidelines on how to lock the folded pram.
Step 5: Storing the Folded Pram
With the pram securely locked in its folded position, you can now store it in a safe and convenient location. Make sure to keep it away from any potential hazards, such as sharp objects or heavy items that could damage the pram or pose a safety risk.
Congratulations! You’ve successfully learned how to fold a baby pram. Remember to always consult your pram’s instruction manual for specific guidelines on folding and unfolding your pram, as different pram models may have unique folding mechanisms. With practice, folding and unfolding your baby pram will become second nature, making your parenting journey even more convenient and enjoyable.