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Tips for buying a baby high chair

September 23, 2010

A baby high chair is very useful furniture that a new mom needs for her baby. It serves its purpose from two months to four years or more. There are many models of high chair offered by popular brands like Fisher price, Peg perego, Cosco and many others. Before choosing a high chair many factors have to be considered like safety, adjustability, easy to clean, durability, space needed, type of food tray, price etc.

A wide based high chair ensures the stability of the chair than the narrow one. Different other safety features should be checked.

Some high chairs are adjustable, so the baby can use it as he/she grows. Some have reclining positions and different height adjustments.

The top high chairs are easy to clean. Some chairs have washable fabric covers and others are wipeable.

Be sure about the durability of your selected model as you may be using it up to 3 years or more.

If you do not have enough space in your baby room to fit the high chair, you can get a space saver high chair which can be placed on your existing seat at a table and does not take up floor space.

Most of the top high chairs have food trays that can be taken off which is very useful feature. The food tray with high ridge keeps more food on the tray rather than the floor and taking off the tray it can be cleaned easily. When the baby grows older and wants to have meals with parents at dinner table, the same baby chair can be used by removing the tray.

The high chairs are available with various price ranges. You can choose one that suits your budget and in that case you may have to compromise on one or two features.

Undoubtedly it is very useful furniture but do not make a hole in your pocket going beyond your budget. There are so many affordable high-quality chairs in the market that you will be at a loss to choose one for your little darling.


Choosing baby furniture needed after two months

September 22, 2010

Essential furniture that can be used after two to three months

You can purchase the following furniture as and when required. Before choosing consider your room space, safe features and color that matches your baby nursery.

If you have not bought baby crib furniture yet, you can think about it now. You can get 4-in-1 crib which has detachable changing unit with selves and the crib can be converted into toddler bed even full size bed also. As the baby gets habituated with his/ her own comfortable bed, you can go for this type of convertible crib made of high quality wood.

Babies always love something that rocks. Rocking chair with slightly curved back is an enjoyable place for the baby to seat. It is better to buy a model that can be used up to his/her toddler age. Rocking chairs specially made for infants with safety belt are also found in the market.

Baby high chair is important furniture which helps the baby to learn sitting in proper manner and develops the feeding habit on its own without creating a mess on the floor. It will be convenient for you also. If you have shortage of room space, you can get a space saver high chair. The baby enjoys spending few hours playing with small  toys sitting on  the   chair.

When the baby tries to stand holding your fingers or something else, then you can think about baby walker. Before purchasing, check its safety modes. It should have wide wheelbase. It helps the baby to learn standing and walking on its own.

You can use a nursery storage cart to organize your entire nursery. Clothing, diapers, towels, toiletries and other daily use accessories can be kept in one convenient place and even you can move the storage anytime anywhere.

Dressers & Armoires are little expensive so you can wait. When your budget permits, you can buy a high-quality wooden dresser with shelves as it will be in use up to his/her toddler age. It provides a lot of space for storing baby’s clothing and other necessities in proper manner.

When you are buying baby furniture, you need to keep in mind the color scheme and size of the baby room. Never compromise with safety of the baby furniture.

Tips For Choosing Baby Furniture

September 17, 2010

Are you preparing the baby room for your little youngster?

Being blessed with a baby you must be very thrilled! But you need to remember that many regular expenses come along with the baby, like baby food, baby bedding set, clothes, diapers etc. So it is better to make a realistic budget.

Baby furniture include many items like crib, baby bassinet, rocking chair, baby high chair, cradle, stroller, changing table, baby walker etc. You don’t have to buy all the furniture at a time. First make a list of the furniture that your baby need. Next select most essential items like a crib or bassinet, a changing table and a stroller and tick them. Rest of the furniture you can buy one by one as the baby grows. The furniture can be categorized into two segments.

Essential furniture for newborn

Instead of crib, baby bassinet can be used from four to six months. It costs much less than a crib. You can buy it later. Choose the bassinet with wide base and firm mattress where baby can sleep comfortably. It should not have any rough edge from inside.

The crib you choose needs to be comfortable, safe and secure because it is the place where the baby spends most of his/her time for first few months. The material used should be of high quality. The spaces in between the slats should be narrow enough to prevent the baby from getting his/her hands, legs or head stuck in between. High-density foam mattress should be used in the crib.

Changing table provides the safe place to change the diaper or dress of your baby. Choose one that is high enough so that you can dress up your baby comfortably without bending. It should be made up of solid wood and have proper railing around the table. A changing table with drawers and shelves provide a lot of space to keep the baby’s clothes, diapers and other     necessities handy.

Baby stroller is another useful baby gear. There are different models of stroller like lightweight, heavy and with different extra features. You can choose as per your choice getting sure about its safety features. The wheelbase should be wide enough and it should have brakes to lock the wheels and washable fabrics.

Now you can go for other essentials like  bedding sets, clothes, diaper, baby monitor etc. You can add other essential furniture like high chair, dresser, baby walker, baby storage cart etc. to your nursery when you need.