Product Type: Silver Cross prams, pushchairs and strollers
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Silver Cross Sleepover
Member Name: x_JR
Silver Cross Sleepover
Advantages: Adapts to your babys stages.
Disadvantages: Small basket.
I bought this pram when I first found out I was pregnant because it did so many things all in one. I knew a lot of people with other Silver Cross prams and products so i reassured that this would be good make of pram to purchase. I bought the ebony pram package for £560 from babykins.
The package included the linear chassis which I preferred as it was slightly smaller and lighter than the classic chassis which was better for me as i use buses quite often. It also includes the sleepover base, a wooden rocking stand, a white moses cover set, a padded foot muff and seat liner, a changing bag with changing mat, and a rain cover.
The sleepover linear chassis is very light for being so sturdy. The handles can be adjusted to three different positions which is great because my partner is a lot taller than me so in one simple click it can be made to go up or down. The brake is very easy to use with just a step although sometimes it can stick and you'll need to put a bit more pressure to make sure it is done correctly. It includes a small basket which holds a couple of small bags and not much more. The basket isn't very easy to access if you want to put larger items in such as the changing bag but it can be unclipped to make a little more room to squeeze something in. I prefer the linear wheels because they turn easily without having to apply pressure or lift the wheels. When putting into folding position it takes a little getting used to. It easily folds using two triggers either side of the handles but then it's hard to keep it in this position while you click it into place so it stays folded.
The sleepover base changes from a lying down position suitable from birth to a seat that sits upright for when your baby gets bigger. the base simply places on top of the chassis and when you push down it clicks very safely into place with great ease. When the base is in the lying down position it is very padded so baby is secured in place when out and about. The base easily clicks off from the chassis and then clicks into the wooden rocking stand exactly the same way as it it clicks on to the chassis. When you remove the padded pram liners and foot muff and place on the white moses set it completely changes into a beautiful rocking moses basket and the neutral colours are great for a boy or a girl which is great if you are unsure of your baby's sex. When changing the base into the seat it is quite tricky, but if you use the instructions the first couple of times you'll get the hang of it. When it is upright it clicks either facing yourself or facing outwards, which I love because I like being able to see my baby. The foot muff easily goes on and off which is great for different weathers!
The other accessories that come with the pram are also very good. The rain cover is ventilated which stops it steaming up like some other prams. It also has a zip right across the front providing very easy access to the baby. The changing bag is big enough to hold everything. Inside it has a fabric pocket and a waterproof pocket which is handy for anything that may leak. It also has a bottle holder inside which saves spills! It also has a zippy pocket on the back which is good to hold things that you need to access quickly. The mat provided is a white thin waterproof mat that fits easily into changing bag and is very handy when out. The wooden rocking stand is very sturdy. It also can be adjusted so that it doesn't rock if that is what you prefare.
After I bought this I was looking at the extras to add to it. I ended up buying the matching car seat which is great because if i'm getting the car anywhere and need the pram i can click the car seat on to the chassis instead of the base which means there's much less to take when we are out. I chose the pram in ebony because i wasnt sure if i was having a boy or a girl so this plain colour was geat but there is also other colours available that may be more suited.
Over all i love this pram it is just so versatile and easy to use. It is very nice looking pram and very sturdy. Even with the small flaws such as a small basket, I would still give it a ten out of ten!
Summary: Great nice looking pram.