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Baby Monsters Fresh Pram Review (Video Review)

Baby Monsters Fresh 2.0 Pram Review

 

 

A couple of weeks ago I wandered into Baby Train to have a look at prams (as I do) and I came across the Baby Monsters Fresh 2.0.

I’d never heard of this pram, or even the brand before, so I was very curious about it. Baby Monsters is a Spanish brand and it has only been available in Australia for the last couple months.

Straight away I was drawn to all the bright colours. (It comes in pink! I’m a sucker for anything that comes in pink!) But the clever features on this pram made me fall in love with it.

So, one thing lead to another, and I asked if I could borrow a Baby Monsters Fresh to review. And here we are!

The BIG Feature

It has some pretty cool features that I don’t normally expect to find all in the one pram. 

  1. The main seat reclines fully flat, so it’s suitable for newborns. (A carry cot can be purchased separately though.)
  2. The seat is reversible, so it can be parent or forward facing.
  3. AND the pram can fold with the seat attached facing in either direction. (It also has a standing fold, which is pretty handy too!)

There’s a lot of prams either do point 1 and 2, OR point 2 and 3, but off the top of my head I can only think of a very small handful of prams that has all three of those features at once.

But “Weight” There’s More

The pram has a HUGE weight capacity of 25kgs! And it weighs 11kgs; which is a pretty average for a full sized pram. However the seat itself isn’t particularly big. I did put my 5 year old in the seat pram, who is nearly 25kgs, and she couldn’t fit her head underneath the hood. So your child will probably have outgrown the height seat before the reach the weight capacity.

That said the seat is definitely big enough to get a good couple of years or so out of it. Pictured above is a friend’s one year old in the seat (it was actually taken on her birthday!) and as you can see she still has plenty of room to grow in there.

It’s All In The Details

baby monsters fresh 2.0

The Baby Monsters Fresh pram also has so many of the little features that I love in a pram. It has an easy one handed recline. An adjustable footrest and a telescopic handle. Though the range of the handlebar is only 100 cm to 105 cms, so it’s not a big difference in height. It has a big basket, and a big hood; the hood is made of neoprene which is basically wetsuit material, so it’s soft and stretchy. I love the colour range for the hoods. They come in pink, blue, purple, red, grey, sand and black. Also the hoods can be purchased separately if you do want to change the colour of your pram. It also comes with a rain cover and the little head comforter in the matching colour to the hood. 

If I’m going to nit-pick the only thing I feel is missing from this pram is some kind of pocket. There’s no where to secure small items, like your keys, phone etc. But if little pockets are important to you then you can always purchase a universal travel organizer separately.

Super City Pram

While the Baby Monsters Fresh does have all wheel suspension and good sized 20cm rear wheels, it is mostly a city and suburban pram. It handled a little bit of light “off-roading”, it’s most suited to flat surfaces, like footpaths and shopping centres. The pram is 59.5cms wide, so you’re not going to feel like you’re taking up the whole footpath. And the seat is a perfect height for parking at a table like a chair, so it’ll be great for taking out to cafes and restaurants.

More On The Fold

The fold is very quick and easy to do. (Watch the video below to see the fold in action). It’s a littler easier to fold in the forward facing position. But it still goes down in no time parent facing. It doesn’t have an automatic lock on the fold, so you will have to latch it closed when you fold it if you want to lift it without it popping open. It has standing fold and also a handy carry strap. Also it is quite compact and fit very easily into the boot of my hatchback with heaps of room left for gear.

Final Thoughts

Even though the pram does feel solid to push it does make a bit of clacking sound as it rolls along. I also found the mechanisms a little bit stiff, especially the buttons for removing the seat – you have to really push hard on them to get them to get the seat to pop out. Though it’s fine once you get used to it. The RRP is $599, so it’s a mid-range pram. So, while might not be as smooth to operate as they are on other prams, ultimately this pram is still good value for money.

If you have any questions please let me know! Also watch the full video below as I go through everything in detail. Otherwise for more information head over to the Baby Train website.

And for more prams check out our other pram reviews! 

About Rachel Stewart

Rachel is the founder of Parenting Central Australia. She is raising two children, boy and girl, with her partner.

She has a background in early childhood education, but right now is content to be a stay at home mum.

She is passionate about birthing rights, breastfeeding and mental health. She enjoys crafting, drinking coffee (sometimes wine) and spending a little too much time on Facebook.

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30 comments

  1. Amy Ahearn

    Haha, you’re obsessed! It does look pretty cool though.

  2. Bron Maxabella

    That is definitely super cool. I would have loved that feature back in the day.

  3. Melissa Sorini

    LOL there must be some sort of term for this…

  4. Amanda Nicholls

    I’m still interested in prams and strollers. I miss the pram days. And the only reason the stroller days are at an end is because we broke the one we had.

  5. Erica Louise

    Oh I saw someone on the train with one of these at the weekend! so compact!

  6. Lauren Elise Threadgate

    I LOVE the idea of a pram that can fold with seat facing either way!

  7. Christine Knight Thomas

    Looks like a fantastic stroller!

  8. Natalie Peck McNamara

    But does the pram make you your morning coffee?? 🤣

  9. Magda J Mitchell

    I haven’t heard of the brand either but it looks great! One handed recline is always a winner with me

  10. Kell Kelly

    I love how compact it looks

  11. Kylie Purtell

    Oh, that folding whichever way the seat is facing is gold!

  12. Amy Haverkort

    Ok that’s pretty cool! Thanks for sharing.

  13. Justine Missen

    I need to have another baby 😂

  14. Claire Campton

    A seat that faces in or out is very important to me!

  15. Natasha Ferguson

    Well you are the pram guru Rachel – love your pram reviews! 👍🏻

  16. Lisa Dreyer

    It’s a great looking pram.

  17. Kate Nelson

    Just when you thought pram designers couldn’t do anything new!

  18. Toni Welch

    Omg I keep wanting to buy another pram and I already have 2. I think it’s a serious problem 🙊

  19. Leah Smileski

    I often get pram envy and neither of my kids are in prams anymore!

  20. Rebel Wylie

    Haaaaa! You are hilarious.

  21. Kirsty Russell

    I still remember my now archaic jeep pram from many moons ago. Can’t believe how much prams have moved forward in 13 years!

  22. Baby Train

    Thank you for the review Rachel and super happy that you loved it!

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