Following our previous article on stroller accessories, we found it necessary to write about alternative universal footmuffs for the Uppababy stroller. We will particularly focus on the best footmuff for Uppababy Vista and Cruz since they are more popular among parents.
If you live in a colder climate region and have a stroller, a footmuff is definitely a must-have item. It helps to keep your baby warm on cold days without the need to add layers of clothing and blankets.
Different stroller brands have different footmuffs uniquely designed to fit their strollers.
However, parents often find these footmuffs not meeting their needs and those of their babies. As a result, they opt for universal footmuffs that can fit into any brand of stroller.
Based on our research and customer reviews, we have created a list of 5 footmuffs that are compatible with Uppababy Vista/Cruz strollers.
Best footmuff for Uppababy Vista and Cruz
1. 7 A.M Enfant Blanket 212 Evolution
This is one of the few universal footmuffs that is designed to fit all strollers including the vista and Cruz.
It has a water-resistant outer shell and insulated with an ultra-soft microfleece lining. This ensures that your baby remains warm and cozy even during freezing weather.
This footmuff has a hood to keep the baby’s head protected from the cold weather. In addition, the hood can be adjusted using the buttoned elastic adjuster to have the baby more enclosed. When it’s warm, you can unzip the hood and push it off to the sides to prevent the baby from overheating.
It is securely fitted on to the stroller seat through a 5-point harness that secures at the back and at the bottom of the footmuff.
Moreover, there is a single central zipper that makes it very easy for you to get the baby into the footmuff.
Most importantly, it is designed to grow with your baby since it expands in length and width. It comes in 3 sizes such that it can be used from when the baby is an infant to toddler and through preschool.
- Thick and Warm like a blanket
- Machine washable
- Has a thermal filling
- Adjustable size
- A bit expensive
2. JJ Cole Urban Bundleme
This wind and water resistant footmuff is meant for children aged 12 months and above. It fits perfectly on a wide range of strollers, car seats and joggers thanks to the adjustable elastic straps. The straps can be secured across the back of the stroller to give it a snug fit.
The JJ Cole Urban Bundleme footmuff is well designed to be used in chilly weather to keep your baby warm and cozy while strolling. This is attributed to water resistant outer layer that is made of quilted nylon and the thick thermaplush inner layer.
The openings on the back of the footmuff help to secure it firmly onto the stroller seat using a safety harness.
A unique feature that makes this footmuff a favorite among parents is the removable top cover. When the weather gets warm, you can remove the top and let the baby enjoy being uncovered.
In addition, you do not need to use an extra blanket with this since it warm enough for cold weather.
This footmuff perfectly fits vista, cruz, minu, g-luxe, g-lite and even the baby jogger city select and Graco Breaze umbrella stroller among others.
- High-quality material
- Wide range of colors
- Machine washable
- Crash tested
3. Skip Hop Stroll and Go three season footmuff
The outer layer is not only water resistant but also windproof so your baby is well protected in winter. In addition, it comes with a snap on fleece-lined winter layer that you can use to add extra warmth in case it is very cold.
The fact that you can add or remove the extra layer makes this footmuff appropriate to use in places where the weather keeps fluctuating. When the weather is not very cold such as in spring or fall; one layer will be enough.
In addition, this footmuff has a hood that can be unzipped when it’s warm and not needed. The bottom too has a zip that can be unzipped to allow the baby to have his or her legs out when it’s warm or when their shoes are dirty.
- Machine washable
- Comes with an extra layer for extra warmth
- The outer layer is windproof and water resistant
- Has a hood that can be zipped and unzipped
- The bottom can be unzipped for leg movement
- High price
4. Uppababy CozyGanoosh footmuff
This is the latest version of the Uppababy footmuff that perfectly fits all Uppababy strollers. It is a great improvement from the previous version that the majority of parents found lacking in some areas.
As the name suggests, CozyGanoosh offers warmth and comfort and makes babies cozy when strolling in cold weather.
It has a fleeced lined interior for extra warmth and protects the baby from wind and water through its windproof and water resistant outer layer.
In addition, the baby’s head and neck are well protected from the cold through the neck warmer and hood. When it’s hot, the hood can be rolled over to the back of the stroller, which helps to regulate the baby’s temperature.
The harness and the fabric tabs hold the footmuff securely onto the stroller thereby preventing movement and making sure that your baby doesn’t slide.
- Very easy to install on the stroller
- Fits perfectly onto the stroller
- Fits perfectly even with the snugseat or infant insert
- Warm and very cozy
- High-quality product
- High possibility of babies sticking their hands out due to the large opening on the upper part
- Difficult to regulate the baby’s temperature
5. Footmuff for stroller universal baby bunting bag
If you are looking for an affordable alternative footmuff for Uppababy vista or Cruz stroller, then this the best. It is universal, so it fits a wide range of strollers.
Most users recommend it as the coziest, warm and comfortable bunting bag for cold winter.
It has anti-slip material on the back that prevents movement and hence secures your baby into place. In addition, it has a 5 point harness for baby’s safety.
Moreover, it has 2 straps for attaching it to a baby carriage or car seat.
The zipper zips from bottom to top allow you to easily put the baby in and out. Also, the bottom part has a zipper that can be unzipped to control the temperature.
This footmuff comes in two sizes; small size for 0-6 months and large size for 6-36 months old children.
- Less expensive compared to similar products
- Warm and cozy
- Long enough to grow with the baby
- Hangs from the stroller due to its length