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The best pram liners and footmuffs to keep your baby snug and your pushchair clean

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If you have bought a new pram, you may be on the hunt for a new pram liner. Pram liners are the best and most effective way to keep your stroller free from mess, spills, crumbs and general wear and tear. Finding the right liner to keep your pram in optimal condition can be quite time consuming as there are so many options to choose from. So, we have put together a list of the best pram liners and footmuffs to keep your baby comfortable and clean.

A clean, well-maintained pram means you will have it for any other children in the future, or you can resell it once you are done using it.


What material is a pram liner made out of?

The materials that your pram liner is made of depends on the model, brand and use. Pram liners are often made of cotton as it is a comfortable and safe option for babies. Cotton is a highly absorbent, soft and durable fabric, making it a good material for pram liners. Most companies will offer other alternatives to cotton, such as rayon or mink. You can also find pram liners that are made from wool or Oxford material. 

Here are some things to consider when shopping for the right pram liner:

Practicality: Pram liners work as a padded barrier between the pram and your baby or toddler. It provides additional cushioning that is great for your child’s comfort; however, it is good to remember that the pram will still need to fold down easily. Stay clear from anything with too many lumps and bumps.

Easy to clean: Liners are designed to reduce general wear and tear on your pram’s seat from dirt, crumbs and spills and potty training accidents. Having a pram liner that is easy to clean is essential. Look for ones that are machine washable or reversible. 

Comfort: Make sure to buy a pram liner made of quality fabric. It will need to be easy to wash, but softness is also a factor to consider, too. You want to encourage your toddler or baby to stay inside the pram and keep cosy and warm or cool. Some materials have temperature regulating properties to keep babies warm in the winter months and cool for the warmer months.

The best pram liners and footmuffs

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The CuddleCo Comfi-Cush Memory Foam Pram Liner is a universal memory foam pushchair liner that adapts to your baby's unique body shape. This pushchair liner provides maximum comfort and support to keep your little one calm and cosy for longer. With the correct combination of foam density and firmness levels, the liner helps maintain good posture for your child. It offers support for the ideal anatomical seated position, essential for those precious early years. There are more patterns and designs available on the CuddleCo website.

Key specifications 
Moulds to the baby's body shape
Dense Memory Foam Fill
Machine Washable
Universal Fit
Dimensions: 80 x 33 x 2.5cm

Mum reviewer Hanna says, "This is a great stroller liner as it adds a layer of protection and comfort for your baby. It's a universal stroller liner so can fit into different strollers. Often with strollers, there isn't much padding or comfort in the seat so this liner has helped make day trips out with my toddlers more comfortable. It is easy to wash and so I don't have to worry about them ruining the pram with their food!"

 

Best pram liner for summer 

The Bugaboo breezy seat liner is a fantastic accessory for your pram or pushchair. It's made from a soft-mesh pique material with cooling properties, offering optimal temperature regulation and moisture control, so your child won't overheat in the summer months.

Key specifications 
Reversible seat fabric 
High moisture absorbency and quick-dry
Compatible with almost every pushchair (including all Bugaboo pushchairs)
Standard 2-year warranty
Dimensions: ‎45 x 7 x 38 cm
Four colours available

Review: "I bought this over a month ago as summer was approaching in my country and had been using the bugaboo bee seat with the "winter footmuff", which is also brilliant for colder months. The summer one is light and breezy, and reversible. One side is suited for hotter days. Quiet happy with the colour blue goes well with the canopy. Also practical if there's a little accident, as you can remove and wash it quickly, and doesn't spoil the standard liner that comes underneath."

Best pram footmuff for winter

Another fantastic product from Bugaboo is this footmuff is designed for lining prams in colder months. It is made with high-quality, soft, and breathable fabric and is the ideal pushchair accessory that will keep your toddler dry and comfortable during chillier days. It is an essential winter pushchair accessory with a foldable top cover and an adjustable pull cord that offers ideal temperature and moisture control.

Key specifications 
Dual-side opening (top and bottom), thanks to the two-way zipper
Water-repellent microfleece on the outside
Machine washable
It fits most Bugaboo models
Standard 2-year warranty
Dimensions: ‎59 x 45.5 x 7.5 cm
Eight colours available

Mum review: "I bought this footmuff to go with the hood on my buggy. I just love it. I thought the design would be too overpowering, having both the hood and footmuff matching, but I really like it. Also, very fast delivery, which was great as the weather is getting colder! Overall very pleased with my experience. And I will be shopping with bugaboo again."

Best fleeced pram liner for warmth

This snug lambskin pram liner is a cosy way to protect your pram and keep your baby warm. It is designed to be compatible with most prams with 11 harness points. 

Key specifications 
It is made from 100% genuine Australian lambskin with a black cotton lining.
Universal fit 
Machine washable
Dimensions: ‎75 x 30 x 2.5 cm

Mum review: "I bought this liner as my older two daughters had loved their lambskin liner in their prams. It kept them very cool in summer and warm in winter, so I was keen to use another with my youngest baby as the weather is currently very hot. This liner is unbelievably soft, and it fits into my Noordi Fjordi carrycot perfectly. I would highly recommend this liner, and we will be using it for many years to come as there are numerous holes in the backing for pushchair straps to fit through, so it will grow with our baby."

The best pram liner for affordibility 
This affordable reversible pram liner is easy to remove and clean. One side is made of cotton and features a printed fabric and the other is a cosy minky fabric. 

Key specifications 
50% cotton, 50% minky material
Soft reversible pram liner 
Universal fit 
Machine washable
Three reversible designs

Review: "Exactly as described, it will make buggy more comfortable and cosy."

The best footmuff for affordability 

This cosy footmuff from John Lewis will keep your little one all snuggled up and comfortable. The adorable neutral elephant design is made from fuzzy and soft polyester, which gives comfort and warmth when the temperature gets colder.

Key specifications 
It is made from 100% polyester
Universal fit 
Machine washable
Dimensions: ‎ 82 x 45 x 8cm

Review: "Great quality items, soft and warm. It washes well and fits our Icandy peach buggy as well. I would highly recommend"

The best pram liner for versatility 

This versatile pram liner comes in six colours and patterns and is made from waterproof material. It will be suitable as a liner for high chairs, car seats or prams. 

Key specifications 
Made from Oxford cloth and padded for comfort.
Made for prams, car seats or high chairs. 
Machine washable
Dimensions: ‎38 x 30 x 5 cm
Six colours available

Review: "Great liner for high chair or baby seat, great colour also washed well."

 
  • Author: Ellen Kinsey Ellen Kinsey
  • Job Title: Commercial Content Writer

Ellen Kinsey is a digital writer, covering all topics from women’s health to home speakers -however she lives and breathes all things food, travel and media. Currently, she writes for a range of Bauer Media brands including Heat, Closer, Yours, Mother&Baby, What's the Best and Empire.
Ellen studied French and Film at the University of Bristol where she started to take interest in journalism. Outside of work you will usually find Ellen keeping up with all the latest films and television series, cooking up a storm or writing in a coffee shop.
 

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