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A Rockin’ Rocking Chair or Glider
chair or glider is the perfect piece of furniture for new parents.
babies are accustomed to being in the mother’s womb, they instinctively
the rocking or gliding motion that baby
rocking chairs and gliders provide.
They are wonderful chairs for when your baby is being fussy and you
calm her down.
So what are
rocking chairs and nursery gliders? How are they different, and what
chairs are a traditional piece of furniture with no moving parts.
rocking chairs rely on two pieces of bended wood attached to the chair
produce the rocking motion. This is great because you’ll never have to
about pieces or mechanisms breaking down.
design of a rocking chair is instantly recognizable and will fit in
every type of nursery décor.
to keep the legs of the chair smooth so as to avoid young ones with
and keep a close eye on crawling babies who could pinch body parts
on the legs.
glider is similar to a rocker, in that it provides a smooth and
motion for your baby to enjoy. But think of it as the evolution of the
chair, as it provides quite a few features that a traditional rocking
does not. The frame of a glider chair is moves as a swing seat,
support bars and hinges. The glider chair ‘glides’ smoothly along the
a front and back motion. Just think of exercise ski machines you see on
common to pair a glider with an ottoman for added comfort. You’ll also
to find gliding chairs that recline. These chairs are extremely
the hinges become rusty or worn, the motion may grind or become
maintenance may be an issue down the road.
and spaces between the mechanisms safely covered because you don’t want
babies pinching or cutting their small fingers.
buying a glider or rocker specifically because of your baby, then you
make sure that you find a chair with a wide seat and significant arm
you’re rocking, feeding or reading to your baby, you want to make sure
you’re in a spacious seat that won’t leave you feeling boxed in after a
minutes. When choosing pillows, cushions or blankets, it’s often best
with darker colors that will hide accidental stains and the regular
tear of everyday use.
rocking chairs in particular, you may want to add a pillow or cushion
with a good set of armrests. There will be times your baby simply won’t
fussing, and you don’t want to be constantly shifting because you’re
stiff or uncomfortable, especially if the little guy just fell asleep.