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DINNNO Mon 08-Apr-19 22:44:55

One of my daughters has recently had triplets and is looking for a pram that can fit all three of them.

I did decided to have a look for her as she was unable to find a suitable pram during the time she knew she was pregnant, I haven't been able to find any prams, for three newborns either.

I don't expect anyone on here to know of any suitable prams, if prams for triplets even exist? however some of you might know of any?

I'm also considering, as a gift from me to my daughter, that if i come across a pram for the triplets I could buy it on her behalf. However I dread going to any shops in person, and really only want to do the shopping online.

Lilypops Mon 08-Apr-19 22:52:25

Hello congratulations on the triplets, have you gone online and looked at any prams , there must be something out there for you,

DINNNO Mon 08-Apr-19 23:03:04

@Lilypops

I don't think you've read my whole post. Your question is already answered.

mcem Mon 08-Apr-19 23:03:37

Saw one when out n about.
Like a side by side double buggy with a third seat on top (where a hood might sit). My own DGD was fascinated!

mcem Mon 08-Apr-19 23:05:58

Ps easily googled. Wide choice!

B9exchange Mon 08-Apr-19 23:29:41

There are a few out there, for example www.amazon.co.uk/Olydmsky-Pushchair-Triplets-Stroller-High-View/dp/B07K6H7M25/ref=sr_1_6?s=gateway&keywords=triplets+pram&hvdev=c&hvadid=80333136883803&hvqmt=e&hvbmt=be&tag=gransnetforum-21&qid=1554762470&sr=8-6 but they are not cheap! Perhaps search eBay for a second hand one, as they won't be used for that long?

DINNNO Mon 08-Apr-19 23:35:10

@B9exchange

I appreciate the link. I've had a look and don't think that particular pushchair is safe. I think the one on top might collapse. onto one of the two underneath. I could be wrong?

SueDonim Mon 08-Apr-19 23:49:26

There are some links here.

www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Trippy-Pram-3in1-Pushchair-Triple-Carrycot-Stroller-3Car-Seat-Stroller-PROMOTION-/253863657091?var=&ul_ref=https%253A%252F%252Frover.ebay.com%252Frover%252F1%252F710-53481-19255-0%252F1%253Fff3%253D4%2526pub%253D5574631662%2526toolid%253D10001%2526campid%253D5338243305%2526customid%253Daee5e303d065c451c8a62cc79308d5be%2526mpre%253Dhttps%25253A%25252F%25252Fwww.ebay.co.uk%25252Fitm%25252FTrippy-Pram-3in1-Pushchair-Triple-Carrycot-Stroller-3Car-Seat-Stroller-PROMOTION-%25252F253863657091%25253Fvar%25253D%2526srcrot%253D710-53481-19255-0%2526rvr_id%253D1927295872851%2526rvr_ts%253Dff1e47341690aad93a26d9dafff93b8e&ul_noapp=true

www.welcomemrbaby.com/triplette-class-grey.html?currency=GBP&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIktqa5cjB4QIVSrftCh3arwrMEAQYBSABEgJ5BvD_BwE

twinsuk.co.uk/products/101968/Joggster-Trio-Twist-Triple-Buggy/

I'm sure the one on B9exchange's link would be fine - they wouldn't be allowed to sell it if it wasn't safe.

DINNNO Mon 08-Apr-19 23:59:05

@SueDonim

thanks for the help. I think I'll go for this one:

www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Trippy-Pram-3in1-Pushchair-Triple-Carrycot-Stroller-3Car-Seat-Stroller-PROMOTION-/253863657091?var=&ul_ref=https%253A%252F%252Frover.ebay.com%252Frover%252F1%252F710-53481-19255-0%252F1%253Fff3%253D4%2526pub%253D5574631662%2526toolid%253D10001%2526campid%253D5338243305%2526customid%253Daee5e303d065c451c8a62cc79308d5be%2526mpre%253Dhttps%25253A%25252F%25252Fwww.ebay.co.uk%25252Fitm%25252FTrippy-Pram-3in1-Pushchair-Triple-Carrycot-Stroller-3Car-Seat-Stroller-PROMOTION-%25252F253863657091%25253Fvar%25253D%2526srcrot%253D710-53481-19255-0%2526rvr_id%253D1927295872851%2526rvr_ts%253Dff1e47341690aad93a26d9dafff93b8e&ul_noapp=true

I've seen many unsafe products over the years being sold, so I can't exactly trust your ''they wouldn't be allowed to sell it if it wasn't safe.'' statement.

Chewbacca Mon 08-Apr-19 23:59:35

www.adventurebuggyco.uk

Gives full details of prams, strollers and buggies for triplets.

DINNNO Tue 09-Apr-19 00:04:47

@chewbacca

wow! I had no idea of that site!

I clearly haven't been looking hard enough blush

I love the one in the links picture.

BlueBelle Tue 09-Apr-19 04:04:31

You’re doing well Dinnno solved that in six posts
I seem to remember you are the person with a dog problem!

mcem Tue 09-Apr-19 18:29:17

As I said upthread (and proved by subsequent posters), easily googled!

paddyann Tue 09-Apr-19 19:50:13

My friend had tripletes 26 years ago and there were triple buggies available then so I'd imagine theres more choice now .

DoraMarr Tue 09-Apr-19 20:31:09

My sister had triplets (they are now 21) and she had an old- fashioned upright twin pram. The two smaller ones lay side by side and the bigger one lay at the other end- they used it until they were toddlers, for walks to the shops and the park etc. She had two buggies for the car, a twin and a single.

Lilypops Tue 09-Apr-19 20:35:20

Dinno. Beg pardon , I thought you only wanted to shop online but hadn't looked yet , sorry for trying to be helpful,

Lilypops Tue 09-Apr-19 20:38:13

And Dinno, FYI I did read your whole post!!

DINNNO Tue 09-Apr-19 21:08:14

@Lilypops

I did have a look online for prams. The ones I found looked unsuitable for newborns. I don't trust prams/pushchairs where there's a seat or bed above another. I know it's possible that even modern prams can collapse. I know better than to place a heavy object over a babies head that could fall onto the baby below.

SueDonim sent me a nice link to one I think I'll go for. It's a bit expensive priced for £969.00 but given that pram is constructed to fit three newborns, and there are ways to position the pram so no seats are above any of the triplets. it looks like it's worth the price. I can't really find anything better.

paddyann Tue 09-Apr-19 22:11:29

looks like a good price,we're currently looking at prams for our expected GD ,theres very little my sons partner likes that are under £1000 ,We bought the last baby's pram and cot for not much more than that

SpringyChicken Tue 09-Apr-19 23:18:44

I hope your daughter doesn't live in a hilly area, Dinno. I know someone who had triplets and couldn't manage to push the pram (ordered specially from Germany) up the hills. She was effectively house bound as her husband was away in the Navy and she didn't drive or have family locally to help her. Choose the lightest one you can.

crazyH Tue 09-Apr-19 23:24:56

Congratulations on your triple blessing !🎈❤️🌺👏💐xxx

mcem Fri 12-Apr-19 10:24:48

10 years ago my DD's choice of a Silver Cross 'travel and sleep system' cost me well over £1000, followed a year later by a £600 double buggy.
This year sensible Dil and DS have chosen a sensible, simpler carrycot system costing £500.
My niece found the fore and aft style double buggy impossible and sold it after a week or two.
Our side by side one was manoeuvrable and much lighter.
I'd certainly consider the weight before buying!

Franbern Fri 12-Apr-19 15:33:34

Dinno -I hope that you and your daughter are in touch with their local TAMBA (Twins & Multiple Birth Association) branch. This would be very useful for her to meet other parents of multiples and the national magazine they produce contains several prams and other items suitable for triplets, quads, etc. Good luck with three in one go..

samried Wed 20-Nov-19 07:49:01

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Hetty58 Wed 20-Nov-19 07:56:13

DINNNO, I'd double check with your daughter before buying anything as she may have her own ideas about what's practical, especially if she tends to drive more than she walks!