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Bouncing Babies

When my son was small his bouncer saved my life. Having it, allowed me to pump, keep our house clean and make dinner for us.

Now there are a bunch of new bouncers and portable rockers available with some great features to keep your baby occupied while you get stuff done. Here is a collection of some of the best ones:

MacLaren Rocker

This product converts between a chair/rocker and folds to make it easy for travel. It has a canopy(removable) so that you can use it outdoors, a toybar and holds your child in 5 point up to 20lbs. If your baby likes gentle vibrations…it has that too! Suitable for babies o – 12 months (1-20lbs). 3 colour combinations pink/coffee, dark blue/light blue, cream/orange. Priced at $90.

Svan Bouncer

This bouncer is made by a Swedish company that is known for their unconventional take on baby gear. It adjusts to 3 positions so that your baby can sleep in the unit or see the whole room. Fold conveniently for travel, fabric detaches easily for cleaning and there are three loops to attach toys (not included) for baby’s entertainment. It is safety certified for children from 6 to 30 lbs. Available in 6 colour combinations. Priced at $120

Fisher Price Soothing Motions Glider

This glider is perfect for parents who have a baby that needs to be rocked or moved constantly. It glides in 2 directions, sits flat for sleep or partially upright for play or feeding and comforts with 10 soothing tunes. Suitable from birth – 25lbs. Priced at $70.

Fisher Price Rainforest Bouncer

This popular bouncer is the sister to our favourite Aquarium bouncer. It has lots of features to keep your child occupied starting with the main board which features a tree frog and a monkey playing peek-a-boo in the leaves near a sparkling waterfall. There is also a tucan moving back and forth up top and a monkey and bird swinging below. Suitable from birth – 25lbs. Priced at $50.

Fisher Price Papasian Chair

This extra wide bouncer was designed to cradle your baby from all sides. It’s calming colours and gentle vibration will comfort any cranky baby. It has an adjustable infant head support and removable infant body pillow to keep your newborn extra comfortable. The removable mobile has a mirror that swings away (for easy access to baby) and a hanging bunny toy to keep baby entertained. Suitable from birth – 25lbs. Priced at $50.

Lambskin Bouncy Chair

This bouncer is not a feature rich as it is comfy. The lambskin will keep your child comforted, warm in winter and will absorb moisture in hotter weather. It is washable and suitable for babies aged 0-6 months. Priced at $150.

Interactive Capria Bouncing Cradle

This soft coloured bouncer has removable hanging soft toys that activate the light shows and musical sound bursts when pulled. It has a padded 3-point harness, easy to adjust movement/volume settings and soft velour covers can be removed for hand washing. Suitable from birth to 6 months. priced at $110


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Lisa Arneill

SAHM of 2 boys and founder of and World Traveled Family. When I'm not running around after my boys, I'm looking for our next vacation spot!

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