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Looking for the best Nursery chairs of 2023? Whether it's a glider, recliner or rocking chair, the nursery chair is an essential nursery furniture piece that will get so much use, so taking the time to find the best nursery chair is worth the wait. To help with your search, we have rounded the best nursery chairs of 2023- the cream of the crop.
As you design your baby's nursery, creating a nursing nook is something you'll want to do. Regardless of the size of your baby's nursery setting up a cozy nursing nook with a comfortable nursery chair, an ottoman, and a side table allows you to have a dedicated space where you wouldn't mind sitting for hours each day, feeding your baby and just enjoying the time with baby.
The nursery chair is also one of the more substantial pieces of furniture in the nursery, so choosing one that's stylish and helps set the tone for the whole space is equally important.
There are different types of nursery chairs- gliders, recliners, and rocking chairs. A glider moves back and forth on a fixed track. Parents love the gentle sway it offers to lull their little ones to sleep. A rocker, on the other hand, moves in an arc motion. And a recliner offers much-needed comfort to tired parents with the reclining feature. Some recliners are stationary-something to take into account- but you can find some nursery recliners that feature rocking and swivel motions.
Here at Nursery Design Studio, when choosing a nursery chair, we look for comfortable-cushioned arms, a high back, and a good seat cushion. Now your little one is bound to have a few spit-ups, etc., so having a durable fabric that is easy to clean is top of mind. Further, we look to see if the chair has a locking mechanism, thus preventing the chair from moving when you don’t want it to move.
From recliners to gliders and rocking chairs- we've used the Nursery Design Studio team's expertise to round up the best nursery chairs. Below, our picks of the best nursery chairs of 2023 offer designs you will love, promising comfort during some long, tiring sleepless nights ahead.
The Best Nursery gliders, rockers and recliners for 2023
BEST ROCKING CHAIRS FOR A NURSERY
Babyletto Kai Rocker
The perfect rocker for a nursery- comfortable, affordable, and beautiful, the Kai rocker from Babyletto is designed with softly rounded edges and upholstered by hand in a soft, eco-performance fabric that is stain-resistant and water-repellent. As for comfort-we love the lumbar cushion, the cushioned arms, and the wide seat it offers.
Wingback Rocking Chair
This wingback rocking chair is an eye-catching nursery chair to add to your nursery design and doesn't skimp on comfort either, with so much support for your tired back and arms! We love that the chair can be converted to a stationary armchair when the baby grows up.
Dolonm Rocking Chair
The Dolonm rocking chair hits the mark on many levels- comfortability, affordability, and versatility. This rocking chair will support you through the many hours of feeding with its ergonomic design, especially the high backrest and comfortable armrests. It's also available in a dozen fabric choices.
Joya Nursery Rocking Chair
If you are searching for a gorgeous rocker to fit into a small space- consider the Joya rocking chair. It's got a beautiful modern silhouette, doesn't compromise on comfort, and it's constructed with high-quality materials and fabrics.
BEST GLIDERS FOR A NURSERY
Babyletto Kiwi GLIDER
The Kiwi glider chair nails the trifecta of style, price, and comfort when shopping for a nursery chair. It swivels 270 degrees, glides back and forth, electronically reclines, and is upholstered with a fabric- that's water-repellent and stain resistant.
Below, you'll find two different options one with a metal bae and the other with a beautiful natural wood base.
Cali Pillowback Swivel Glider
The biggest draws of this glider are the high plush pillow back for head and neck support and the 360-degree swivel base- offering you the most support when feeding and lulling baby to sleep. It's also hand-upholstered in an eco-performance fabric that is stain-resistant and water-repellent.
Toco Swivel Glider
The Taco glider has a modern wingback design and is upholstered by hand in a beautiful eco-performance fabric-giving it an instant aesthetic win. It also wins points for comfortability with additional back support for tired parents and 360-degree swivel motion. Did we mention there is also an ottoman that comes with the chair?
BEST RECLINERS FOR A NURSERY
Seesaw Power Recliner Chair
From the ergonomic design to the swivel feature, and the power-operated footrest - there's much to love about the Seesaw recliner. It also features the coziest performance fabric that's stain-resistant and water-repellent.
Arlo Recliner and Swivel Glider
If you’re searching for a nursery chair that glides, swivels, and reclines- consider the Arlo recliner. It certainly hits the mark on many levels for us: comfortability, durability, and versatility.
DaVinci Piper Recliner
Want the comfort and support of a recliner without a hefty price tag? This nursery chair swivels, glides, and reclines. The Piper also features a hidden recline mechanism to keep little fingers safe.
BEST NURSERY CHAIRS FOR SHORT PARENTS
Madison Swivel Glider
The Madison Swivel Glider, with its low back and clean, modern lines, is favored by parents on the shorter side. It's a well-made, comfortable chair and a more affordable option- compared to most other nursery chairs.
Abingdon Swivel Reclining Glider
Here's another nursery chair that works well for parents who are a bit short. It glides, swivels, reclines, has a hidden easy-pull reclining mechanism, and is available in five upholstery color choices.
Last Updated on November 3, 2022 by Tira Attygalla
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