Review: Summer Infant Ume One Pushchair

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I was recently asked by Summer Infant?to review their fabulous Ume One pushchair. A very nice parcel arrived a few days later… containing a red Summer Infant Ume One! It’s it fabulous?

Summer Infant Ume One Pushchair Stroller
The Ume One is sold on Amazon?and also Argos.

Our summer infant ume one review

Anyway, when I say fabulous, I mean it really is a super pushchair. It comes complete with a drinks holder and rain cover, which is a real bonus as lets face it you don’t want to have to buy such essentials, and every mummy needs a coffee or bottle of water to hand! Along with these added extras, it has loads of really useful features.

Here it is unwrapped, it was simple to put together, just slot the hood on, and you can see the cupholder… (can you tell I’m a fan of tea yet???)

New Mummy Blog unpacking the Summer Infant Ume One


Feature List (all are massive POSITIVES):

  • it’s super lightweight, only 6.5 kg ,?it even has a carry handle!
  • has a massive hood, protecting baby – it’s really very shielding
  • it reclines very flat, so is suitable from birth
  • it’s very adjustable, both with various levels of recline (lie flat to sitting up) and also adjustments for baby’s feet (they can be down or straight out) therefore you have one uber comfy baby!
  • its very manoeuvrable, the wheels just swivel wherever you want it to go
  • really easy to fold
  • a really large basket
  • a pocket on the back of the hood for my phone, purse, keys… (really this is SO useful)
  • a large well placed peekaboo flap to check on baby
  • a velcro flap over the catch so baby can’t play with it
  • pivots on the straps so that they can’t become tangled
The Ume One Strap Cover

A velcro flap covering the catch


New Mummy Blog Ume One Red Seat

The comfy Ume One seat


Summer Infant Ume One Stroller

Summer Infant Ume One Pushchair

It really is a well thought out pushchair with so many extras! I love the fact that the straps never tangle, so the catch is always really easy to do up. It’s so easy to use and baby looks nice and comfy… she regularly falls asleep in it, which is a huge plus in my book!

I also think the lie flat recline is fantastic, baby is very sheltered and comfy. I actually think more so than in my Oyster!

As you all know I don’t ever write a review here unless I’ve used an item for a substantial amount of time and know exactly how I feel about it. I won’t review it until I know it’s features, know how it works, and have tried it in a multitude of settings. My other pushchair, the Babystyle Oyster 2, which I’ve had since H was born, is brilliant but has some drawbacks, and I waited 6 months before reviewing it. You can read my Oyster 2 review here. I love my Oyster, my car seat slots onto it, and it has the pram attachment, however, as a pushchair there aren’t any sides to it so it’s not really as cosy or as flat as the Ume One, it’s also nowhere near as light. I now love the Ume One for these reasons and only use the Oyster when I think H is at risk of falling asleep in the car. I’m not brave enough to transfer her from car to pushchair and back when she’s asleep – I haven’t perfected that mummy-technique yet. However, yes, I’m very aware we’re unlikely to be able to put the car seat on the pram much longer as H is 11 months and so close to outgrowing it. So if using the car seat is no longer a possibility, the Ume definitely ticks all the boxes I need. I 100% recommend it!

Not only do I like the Ume One, friends have commented on it too. They’ve compared it to theirs and also think its packed with features, very solid for this sort of pushchair, and easy to use.

Here are some pictures of us using it…

Summer Infant Stroller Ume Red at the play park

NewMummyBlog Summer Infant Ume One Park

Summer Infant Ume One Autumn Leaves waking

So what are my five favourite features:

  1. It’s so light and easy to take anywhere
  2. It’s very easy to manoeuvre
  3. Its is very cosy for baby and has nice sides and a huge hood, ensuring she’s snug and happy
  4. It has a really large peekaboo window so I can check on baby easily
  5. It is a fab pocket on the back of the hood… I don’t need to take a bag with me when going to the corner shop or on a ‘lets get baby to sleep walk.’ Just throw my keys and phone in the pocket and off I go 🙂


Verdict: 10/10?

The Summer Infant Ume One is 100% recommended by New Mummy Blog?

I 100% recommend the Ume One, it is so user friendly, it’s light, so easy to push and manoeuvre, it fits easily everywhere I’ve taken it, shops, cafes, parks and across paths, grass, gravel and more. ?It comes with all the accessories you need, folds very easily and very importantly, baby looks incredibly cosy, protected and comfy. The Ume appears very well constructed, strong and well built.


But I’d suggest, if you want more info check out?the Summer Infant website and?Facebook page – they have loads of fantastic competitions, so go and like them and you might even win something!

To see some of our other adventures with the Ume One, I’ve also shared some extra photos on my Facebook and?Instagram pages too.
Lynne x

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Disclaimer: I was sent the Ume One for the purpose of this review, however, all opinions are my own, and I have been completely and utterly honest. I also use Amazon Affiliate links.

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    Claire @ life love and dirty dishes
    November 2, 2015 at 7:33 pm

    A big draw back to a lot of lightweight pushchairs is the lack of basket space. This one looks brilliant. I wonder how it will fair when your little one decides to plank whilst you are trying to put her in! #FartGlitter
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    Mama, My Kid Doesn't Poop Rainbows
    November 3, 2015 at 5:39 am

    Looks fab! Ticks all the boxes. We are quite attached to our MacLaren, not that we get to use it very often with the pavements so bad here.
    Thanks so much for linking up to #fartglitter x
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    November 3, 2015 at 7:13 am

    Ooo I’ve never heard of this despite my so-called extensive pram research. Is the handle to decline it a strap or a handle?
    Great review thanks for linking #maternitymondays
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    Mommy's Little Princesses
    November 3, 2015 at 12:43 pm

    It sure does look like a lovely little pushchair, I especially like that the clip is covered up.xx
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    Cheryl @ ReimerandRuby
    November 3, 2015 at 7:27 pm

    Seemed like a lovely push chair and with beautiful colors too. Great Review! #abitofeverything
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    November 4, 2015 at 10:01 am

    This looks like a great option – nice and compact yet still sturdy and roomy for little ones. Thanks for linking up with #TriedTested
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    November 4, 2015 at 10:54 am

    This looks like a fantastic pushchair. I’d not heard of it before but you gave it such a good review, it’s obviously a good model.
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    November 5, 2015 at 1:13 am

    Wow that looks like an awesome buggy! I especially look for one that it’s lightweight because with 2 kids, you don’t want to be lugging around heavy buggies too! This one has so many features, I’m going to check it out and see if I can find one to test drive in a shop as we’re looking for a new buggy. Thanks so much for linking up to #KCACOLS and hope to see you back on Sunday! Mim x
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    Laura @ Dot Makes 4
    November 5, 2015 at 9:26 am

    I really like the look of this. We’re thinking about moving to a pushchair, and this looks great!

    Laura xx

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    Kyles @ Pickles and Pords
    November 5, 2015 at 10:04 am

    This looks fantastic! So many features and stylish too. What a brilliant review. #coolmumclub
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    Unhinged Mummy (aka Janine Woods)
    November 5, 2015 at 11:13 am

    I found your blog post on #coolmumclub and it drew me in because a little bit obsessed with pushchairs. I’d love to be given the opportunity to review one so I’m a little gel 😉
    This looks great! Lightweight and compact with a nice big hood and spacious shopping basket. Everything anyone could want in a pushchair. Looks comfy too.
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    November 5, 2015 at 11:37 am

    It does look comfy! And that’s always a plus and if the straps does not tangle, even better! And it’s a bonus that it comes with the accessories. I remember buying a very expensive pushchair and then being told, no, you’ll have to pay $$$ for this and that. The hidden cost was crazy! Hope to see you again @ #abitofeverything
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    A Moment with Franca
    November 5, 2015 at 2:38 pm

    It looks like a great pushchair! I like that you have a peekaboo window. The one that I was using not long ago didn’t have that and I thought it is something very useful. I also like that it comes with some accessories already as it is always a hassle to buy them separately. At the moment we are using a Maclaren and Sienna loves it. Thanks so much for joining me at #KCACOLS. It is always great to have you!! It would be fun when you help me co-hosting this linky! 🙂 xx
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    November 5, 2015 at 8:01 pm

    Wow…I’m a tad green with envy as we really would like a new stroller, and wouldn’t it be nice to get to ‘review’ one 😉 We have had a silver cross since Tigs was 1, so it’s been really well used. Having just dug it out I’m suddenly reminded that the wheels do this REALLY annoying rattly thing which I’m not sure I can tolerate for the next 2 years or more…But, seems such a waste to buy a new one when the SC is a beautiful stroller. We will see! This one looks fab…thanks for linking up to #coolmumclub with this review x
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    Something Crunchy Mummy
    November 5, 2015 at 9:08 pm

    Great review and what an awesome buggy! Thanks for linking up to #justanotherlinky xx
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    November 9, 2015 at 7:35 am

    This does look like a great stroller, love the basket and the pocket on the back, I always have every space jam packed full and so many strollers are rubbish for that. And I didn’t even know Summer Infant made pushchairs! #thebabyformula

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      November 9, 2015 at 8:37 am

      They have only just started them, but it’s definitely worth a look as I think they’ve done well 🙂
      Thank you for linking to #thebabyformula ?

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    November 10, 2015 at 8:33 pm

    This pram sounds really good, I love the massive hood, I’ve just purchased a pram with a small hood and it’s not parent facing anymore so the sun regularly gets in his eyes which I don’t like. I love that it has a peekaboo window, which I haven’t had on my prams this time around and the pocket for your things is brill! Great review #TheBabyFormula
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