Finding The Right Baby High Chair
High chairs are a necessity, but there is nothing wrong with wanting one right for your particular needs. Maybe a great style, the perfect features, a cute fabric, or one that gets the job done and is easy to clean would be best for your family. Most moms agree that having a chair that moves well and is sized correctly for their baby, as well as one that cleans up easily, will do the trick. So don't be fooled by fancy new features you may never use.
This does not mean you need to spend a ton of money. Just because a chair costs more does not mean it will fill your most vital needs the best, just be sure to have your list handy and check it off before you buy. Many low priced high chairs are very good, and can work just fine for most moms.
A seat that moves easily from one location to its stored point is very important for most moms. They prefer a seat that folds and fits in limited space, and may prefer a specific material also. Wooden or plastic high chairs work the same, so don't get too caught up in the importance of that. Current hot features include dishwasher safe trays, multiple height adjustments for different locations, and wheeled legs for easy movement. An easy to store high chair is also a huge place, and people love the models with a small footprint.
Watch for extra features that you may never use, such as the chairs that include a swing. This is great in specific situations, but most moms do not need a high chair so early, and find that these extra features encouraged an early purchase on something they could have lived without.
It is important to know what you need before you search for your first baby chair. Consider whether your child will be in the high chair long term, whether you will want this chair to become a booster seat or if this chair will be used for additional children. No wants want to invest a new chair every few years.
If you are like most parents, you will feed your baby in the area your family spends the most time. It is so important to buy a high chair that fits that space. If you have a dining table, nearly any currently marketed baby high chair on the market will work for your family.