When choosing your pushchair, the size of its hood can play a big factor. But why is a big hood so important?
Of course, there's the obvious reason - sun protection! Sun safety is a big deal, especially when it comes to baby's delicate skin and the shade of your pushchairs sun hood will offer invaluable protection from the sun's harmful rays. Most sunhoods now are thoughtfully produced with a UV protection factor built into them and might also have pull down reflective visor.
But the sun hood serves other purposes too! It's not always sunny on our lovely British Isles and the sun hood can also offer a valuable barrier from all of the elements that Mother Nature might throw our way. Shelter from wind and rain is valuable too and the bigger the hood, the more protection baby will get on windy and rainy days.
Last but not least - let's talk naps! If you're out and about all day and your little one needs to nap, the bright skies might not give off the sleepy vibes that your baby needs to nod off! A big sun hood will shelter your baby and create a darker space for baby to snooze in peace and encourage a happy and cosy nap time.
Here's 10 pushchairs that have fabulous sun hoods...
Do you have a pushchair with a large hood?