Ask any parent who has gone through the experience of taking care of an infant and they will tell you that they can often use another pair of hands. A good baby bouncer chair can provide that for new parents and might be the best money you ever spend for the care of your baby if you find the right one. There are a plethora of baby bouncer chair options on the market so the good news is that you have plenty to choose from.
The type of baby bouncer chair that you select will probably depend largely on your budget. There are simple ones that you rock with your hand or your foot. The baby will also be able to rock the chair a little in most cases once they have started to develop. Spending more money usually means getting additional options like music or vibration.
It is not necessarily a bad idea to buy a baby bouncer chair that has the ability to vibrate or play music. If your baby doesn’t like it, you can simply not use it. In many cases they may not be fond of the vibration when they are younger but as they grow a little older they may come to like it.
Whether you choose one that has many options or not, make sure that the build quality of a baby bouncer chair in your most important consideration. Look at the materials that are used in the base; most have a series of metal bars and if they are very thin it will be more likely to see them bend and the entire unit will be compromised.
Take a look at the construction of the seat itself. It should have plenty of padding for your baby and a good amount of support for the head, neck and shoulders. Consider that your baby bouncer chair will have exposure to food and other messy items so getting a baby bouncer chair with material that is easy to wash is essential.
Ensure that any baby bouncer chair that you choose has a good harness to keep your baby in place. Particularly if they are sitting more upright, a baby can slide down easily and be very uncomfortable. They also have a tendency to become mobile when you are least expecting it and you don’t want to have a situation where your child manages to get out of the baby bouncer chair when you turn your attention for a moment.
One of the reasons that you might not want to spend too much money on a baby bouncer chair is that the period of time that a child can use one is not that long. The manufacture will tell you the upper weight limit and children often reach this somewhere between six months and ten months. Past that stage, they will probably not want to sit in their baby bouncer chair for long as they become mobile at this point and it is hard to get them to sit still for long periods of time.