Baby Rockers, bouncers, bouncy chairs, what ever you want to call them, these clever seats are one piece of equipment you don’t want to be without. Usually suitable from birth they are a great way to keep your baby safe and entertained while you get on with some valuable ‘me’ time.
From simple bouncer chairs right through to more elaborate designs with built in rocking motions, sounds and even lights (no kidding!) – there’s a huge range of brands to choose from.
Here are seven of our favourite baby rockers leading the way with designer style.
Catch a wave
A beautifully simple little chair, the BabyHome Wave Wooden Rocker ($249) has a steady front-to-back rocking motion to help soothe and relax baby. Available in several colourways it has two different recline positions and removal fabric for easy washing.
The Levo Rocker ($419) by Charlie Crane naturally follows babies movements self-rocking them off to sleep, or gently bounce with kicks and giggles. Beautifully designed this baby rocker will fit perfectly with any interior.
If it’s more of a contemporary design your after the Bloom Coco Lounger ($289) is the chair for you. Made from a curved single-piece of birch wood, it reminds us of a comfy little nest! Available in a dark wood, natural or white, there are a whopping 14 different seat pad colours to choose from – perfect for customising your own unique design.
You can tell just be looking at the Bliss Bouncer ($209.95) by Babybjorn how much it will interactive with your babies movements, a kick of the legs and wave of the arms is all it takes to make it gently bounce away. Choose from a range of coloured quilted cotton and mesh (top image), for newborns up to the age of 2 years.
The Stokke Steps Bouncer ($265) is multi-functioning at its best. Amazingly comfy its part of the clever all-in-one-seating system, once attached to the Steps Chair it lifts baby off the ground – a stylish solution from a baby, right through to toddler & child. Contact Stokke for your nearest stockist.
The award-winning Nuna Leaf chair ($379), requires just a gentle push to move unassisted for over two minutes! Stylish in design you won’t feel you need to hide it away when not in use, and it can be used as a chair for toddlers and even older kids too.
And finally, perfect for parents who like to travel, the lightweight Bloom Coco Go ($269). This neat and tidy little chair comes with it own carry bag, a choice of three recline positions (fully lie-ﬂat, semi-recline & upright) plus a cleverly concealed 2-speed vibration unit – baby will be drifting off to sleep in no time!