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Term
Definition
 
Adjustable foot rest
Extension of the seat on a Pram/Stroller  where child's legs or feet rest that can move up & down
Adjustable handle
Pram/Stroller Handle that the height or angle can be altered.
After market seating
Additional Vehicle Seats that are purchased and installed after buying the vehicle.
Anchor point
Metal application in vehicle that is for the child restraint tether attachment
Anchor position
Apron
Arm rests
Raised sides of pram/stroller/car seat/booster where a child can rest there arms.
Auto lock levers
Axel
Basket
Pram/Stroller - Made of either Mesh, Fabric or Metal and is under the seat. Used for carry items.
Basket
Bassinette
Sleeping bed for baby from newborn until 3 - 6mths of age depending on type of bassinette. Has a flat base. Can be made from cane or fabric.
Bearings
Booster
Boot cover
Made from fabric, clips onto front of pram to cover babies legs. Only some prams come with these. 
Brackets
Brake
Brake bar
Brake cable
Brake lever
Brand
Name of the Company that makes or imports a product.
Buckles
Buggy
Another word for pram
Bumper bar
Pram/Stroller bar that is in front of the child for them to hold onto when sitting upright.
Bushes
Canopy
Pram/Stroller. Another word for hood.
Capsule
Car seat
Carry cot
Caster wheel
Small wheel on a shaft that can spin 360°.Usually found on High Chairs, Bassinette Stands, Bath Stands,etc
Catches
Chassis
Child restraint
Child tray
Pram/Stroller - Flat tray in front of the child.
Child tray
Closing clip
Cog
Collection
Baby Goods - A group of products that have the same fabric pattern. All items in that collection match.
Cot
Sleeping bed for baby with 4 high sides usually made from wood. Usually accommodates a baby from newborn until child grows to big or cot.
Cross bar
Pram/Stroller - Metal bars underneath frame that cross over each other. Important part of structure.
Crotch Buckle
Crotch strap
Cup holder
Usually made from plastic or fabric that is attached to the handle or side arm of a pram / stroller.
Duel wheel
Dust cap
Extension strap
Five point harness
Pram/Stroller - Safety harness that has straps that go around the child's waist, over the shoulders & between the legs.
Folding arm
Folding Lock
Folding mechanism
Foot muff
Pram/Stroller - Soft fabric pram liner with harness slits and zip off top section to cover child's legs & torso.
Foot plate
Foot rest
Pram/Stroller - Solid foot rest that the child can rest their feet on while sitting.
Foot Rest Strap
Pram/Stroller - Foot rest that is made from flexible plastic type product that the child can rest their feet on while sitting.
Forward Facing
Frame
Front forks
Front wheel assembly
Handle bar/s
Pram/Stroller - The bar that the adult holds onto to push. Strollers have two separate handles.
Handle grip
Harness
Straps that are placed around child's shoulders, waist & crotch to hold them into the pram, car seat, high chair, etc. 
Hex lock
High chair
Chair designed for baby/child to sit in when eating.
High tensile bolts
High Tensile Bolts
Hood
Pram/Stroller - The cover over child's head to protect from the sun. 
Hood bow
Pram/Stroller - 
Hood stays
Hub caps
Inner tube
Jogger
Pram with 3 wheels.
Jogging strap
Strap that attaches to lower point on a pram/stroller and has a wrist hold for the adult. 
Jump seat
Knuckes
Lay back adjuster
Lever
Lug
Main tray
The main or only tray on a High Chair
Mattress
Can be made from different types of materials or fabrics and comes in many sizes. Used in Cots,Bassinettes,Cradles,Carry Cots,etc
Model
ID name or number of the brand e.g. Maclaren (brand) Quest (model)
Mud guards
Napper bar
Also known as a Bumper Bar. Fabric or foam covered bar in fron of child.
Nappy bag
Bag to carry baby's needs.
Nose cone section
One hand fold
Pram/Stroller - The way the unit is folded, usually located on the handle. Allows you to fold the pram one handed.
One hand fold
Open Top Swing
Baby Swing with easy access. Designed to be stable without and bar across the top.
Parcel tray
Also known as basket or underseat basket. Designed to carry small items. Fabric max 2kg.
Parent tray
Pram/Stroller - Tray for the adult to use. Located near the handle.
Parent tray
Parking brake
Playpen
Playpen
Plugs
Pneumatic
Air filled.
Portable cot
Fold away sleeping bed for baby with mesh sides. Sits low to the ground. Used as a temporary sleeping area
Position.
Refers to the seat reclines. e.g. How many positions does it have.
Pram
Originally it meant any one handle baby pram. Now it can refer to anything. Pram, Jogger, Baby Carriage etc.
Press Studs
Press Studs
Private import vehicle
Motor vehicle that has been imported into Australia by an Individual  for their own private use.
Prongs
Pump
Item used to pump air into pnumatic tyres with tubes.
Push chair
See Pram
Push pins
Quick release lever
Quick release mechanism
Rain cover
Pram/Stroller - Made from clear plastic and fits over the hood to cover the whole unit. Aim is to protect baby and unit from rain & wind.
Rear Facing
Rear wheel assembly
 
Restraint
Reverse handle
Pram handle that the adult holds onto which can be moved to the opposite side of the pram. Aim is to be able to have baby facing you or facing out.
Riser plate
Rivets
Rocker
Seat liner
Seat pad
Seat unit
Secondary folding lock
Shoulder strap
Side by Side Pram/Stroller
Pram/Stroller designed for 2 children. Side by side seats. Suits twins or different age children.
Sleeping bag
Snack tray
High Chair - Tray that is fits onto the main tray. 
Spacer
Spokes
Spring
Star clips
Stroller
Sun shade
Suspension
Swivel wheel
Swivel wheel lock
Tandem pram
Pram for 2 children One seat in front of the other. Not suited for twins.
Tether strap - car
Tether strap-pram
Pram/Stroller - A safety strap that is attached to the unit and to yourself, to keep it from rolling away.
Toddler seat
Travel cot
See Portable Cot
Tray
Tri mode 
Twin pram
See Side by Side Pram/Stroller
Tyre
Umbrella
Pram/Stroller - Small umbrella that attaches to the frame to aid in shading baby.
Umbrella Stroller
Two handle unit with 4 small single or dual wheels. Usually upright or with 1 layback position.
Valve
waist strap
Walker
Activity unit with wheels that a baby can sit in and move about before they are able to walk independently.   
Washer
Wheel
Wheel housing
Wheel retainer caps
Wheel retainer pins
Wing nuts

 

 

 

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