Baby swings are the perfect accessory for getting the baby to sleep without ending up with tired arms and legs. This AptParenting article provides a list of some great brands that feature some good baby swings in their product list.
Did You Know?
According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, you should limit the baby’s time in a motorized swing to around thirty minutes, twice a day.
Baby swings are perfect for all those frazzled parents who have to rock their baby to sleep, or are tired of holding the baby all the time. This (almost magical) baby gear helps in calming a fussy baby and gives your arms and legs some much-needed rest. They are perfect for the first few months of a baby’s life and can be used till the baby weighs around 15 lbs. to 25 lbs. Most of the baby swings available in the market are freestanding models with soft, snugly seats and rhythmic rocking motion. Some other amazing features include built-in lullabies and tunes to soothe the baby, retractable canopy to shield the baby, and different speeds that provide the maximum comfort to the child.
Whether you use a baby swing to put your child to sleep or want it to serve as a perch where your child can sit safely and watch as you continue with your work, choosing the right swing is essential. The baby swing should not only be comfortable and fun, but also be safe for the child. This is the reason that you need to choose a good brand name that you can trust easily.
Top Baby Swing Brands
Graco is a popular brand with a full line of baby gear and nursery products, such as travel systems, playards, and highchairs. The swings by Graco are amazing. They have a five-point harness and a weight limit of around 30 lbs. Moreover, they have a range of baby swings from the traditional Comfy Cove DLX Swing – Faith with six swing speeds, a three-position reclining seat, and 15 songs and sounds, to the DuetSoothe Swing + Rocker – Omni―a swing which doubles as a rocker for the baby and can sway side-to-side or swing back-and-forth.
Other swing types by the brand include soothing swings, such as the Sweetpeace Infant Soothing Swing – Astoria, which provides the most customizable multi-sensory soothing options to calm the baby. The removable seat with vibrations also doubles as a floor rocker.
Other great swings from Graco include:
★ DuetConnect LX Swing + Bouncer – Finley
★ Duo 2-in-1 Swing & Bouncer
★ Glider Premier Gliding Swing – Minnie’s Garden
Famous for its toys, games, activity centers, and much more, Fisher-Price is a wholly owned subsidiary of Mattel, Inc. The swings by this brand are bright, colorful, and work very well for small spaces. They have a weight limit of 25 lbs, and have adjustable seat positions along with different swinging speeds and soothing tunes for babies. Some popular swings by the brand include the My Little Snugabunny Cradle ‘n Swing, which is a fully customizable swing with lots of options such as the choice of three positions and a variety of music and motion.
Other good swings from the brand include:
★ Rainforest Friends SpaceSaver Swing & Seat
★ Starlight Papasan Cradle Swing
★ Discover ‘n Grow Cradle ‘n Swing
★ Zen Collection Cradle Swing
Bright Starts by Kids II has some really nice products which include toys, bath and personal care products, and baby gear such as bouncers and rockers, playards, high chairs, and swings. Some of its popular swings include the Playful Pals Portable Swing that has six speeds, two positions, a five-point harness, and easy to clean seat pad, and the Sunnyside Safari Plug in Sway & Swing with features such as 180° seat rotation for 3 swing directions, 20 minutes of melodies and nature sounds, and AC adapter that helps you save money on batteries. These swings are bright, colorful, tough, and travel friendly.
Other good swings from Bright Starts include:
★ Big Top Buddies 2 Direction Swing
★ Blossomy Blooms Portable Swing
The InGenuity brand by Bright Starts, which is known for its sophisticated style and color palette also has some excellent swings in their collection. These swings have the innovative TrueSpeed technology which recognizes the baby’s weight and adjusts the swing speed to maintain a consistent swinging motion, and Whisper Quiet provides peaceful swinging operation. The InGenuity Smart & Quiet Portable Swing is a popular swing for the brand and features near-noiseless operation and a long battery life. This swing is foldable and can be carried easily.
Other great swings from the brand include:
★ InGenuity ConvertMe Swing-2-Seat – Whimsical Wonders
★ InGenuity Cradle & Sway Swing – Briarcliff
★ InGenuity Cozy Coo Sway Seat – Java Jungle
4moms is a Pennsylvania-based company that has some amazingly innovative products. The 4moms mamaRoo is a gorgeous part swing and part bouncer. It is made to mimic the parents motions of bouncing and swaying when rocking the baby to sleep. The design is gorgeous and the five unique motions, the built-in nature sounds, the seat recline, removable and washable seat fabrics, and the newborn reversible baby seat are some of the amazing features of this swing.
Chicco is an Italian brand that specializes in infant apparel and equipment. The Chicco Polly Swing with remote control to easily control the swinging motion and sounds, ergonomic infant insert, in-seat vibration, hanging toys, five-point harness, and tray with liner, can be the perfect addition to your nursery.
Other good baby swing brands include the Safety 1st Disney All-in-one Swing, Taggies Swing ‘N Go Portable Swing, and Summer Infant Fox & Friends Sweet Sleep Musical Swing. Apart from the brand there are many other things that you need to consider when buying a baby swing. Factors like the number of safety harnesses, comfort, and the ease of maintenance are some important factors that you need to consider.