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Strollers for Higher Order Multiples

Quad Strollers and More - Strollers for Supertwins

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Parents of higher order multiples, like quadruplets, quintuplets, sextuplets, septuplets or octuplets, will find a stroller an invaluable piece of equipment for transporting their multiple babies. While more difficult to procure than double strollers for twins or triple strollers for triplets, they do exist.

Strollers for Quadruplets

Four-seat quadruplet strollers are available and are a convenient -- though pricy -- option for transporting quadruplets. One of the most prevalent brands is from Runabout, a company that crafts multi-seat tandem strollers with hand-welded steel frames. They are quite expensive, costing nearly $1000 new from the manufacturer, but are widely available on the secondary market. (Triplet Connection also offers discounts for parents of multiples.)

Another option is the Foundations Quad Stroller (compare prices), a more portable umbrella-style stroller. This model is cheaper, lighter in weight, and collapsible, but much less rugged than Runabout models.

Strollers for Quintuplets

Five-seat quintuplet strollers are also available and are a convenient -- though pricey -- option for transporting quints. The most prevalent brand is Runabout, a company that crafts multi-seat tandem strollers with hand-welded steel frames. They are quite expensive, costing nearly $1000 new from the manufacturer, but are widely available on the secondary market. (Triplet Connection also offers discounts for parents of multiples.) Many families find it convienent to use a combination of double and triple strollers to accommodate all five babies.

Strollers for Sextuplets

Runabout will also manufacture a six-seat stroller for sextuplets, although parents will have to evaluate whether the expense is justified for only a few years' use. Sextuplet strollers are very limited on the secondary market due to the rarity of sextuplets. Parents of sextuplets may find it more reasonable to use a pair of triple strollers or three sets of double stroller to transport their babies.

Strollers for Octuplets

While it may be possible for a company to custom craft an eight-seat stroller, at this time there is no specific product on the market. Four-, five- and six-seat strollers are available and could be used in combination to transport eight babies. Runabout crafts multi-seat strollers with hand-welded steel frames and manufactures a model with six seats. They are quite expensive, costing nearly $1500 new from the manufacturer, but may be available on the secondary market. (Triplet Connection also offers discounts for parents of multiples.)
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