Pump and puncture repair kit
These should be permanently stored in the pushchair’s basket, especially if you’re heading out into rough terrain. Only a hand-operated pump should be used. We like Out ’n’ About’s mini tyre pump (£9.95), tyre sealant (£9.95) and puncture repair kit (£3, outnabout.com
). Pushchair tyres generally feature the same valves as bicycle tyres. They should be inflated to a pressure of 22PSI. If you do a lot of off-road miles, it’s worth investing in a pressure gauge to regularly check this. Otherwise, re-inflate the tyre if you can depress it with your thumb.