17 Modern Baby Swings and Bouncers

A baby swing can help soothe a fussy baby, rock him or her to sleep or just provide a safe place to rest while you tend to household chores. The right baby swing depends as much on functionality as your child’s safety and comfort, so be sure to do your research before making a purchase. Consider the following when figuring out what the best baby swing is. More 
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Cariboo Classic Bassinet
$399
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Cariboo Classic Bassinet The Classic Bassinet is a substantial piece of furniture with timeless style which looks elegant either beside adult bedroom furniture or in a nursery setting. Beautifully proportioned, the Classic Bassinet has a gently curved form, smooth rounded edges and excellent stability. Its heirloom qualities will make it a treasured item that is loved and used...More
“bassinet” — shopqeen
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Bumbleride Indie Twin Natural Edition Stroller
$719.99
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Bumbleride 2012 Indie Twin Natural Edition Stroller The Indie Twin Natural Edition Stroller in Walnut by Bumbleride is ideal for the urban, active + outdoor lifestyle. You and your little one's will enjoy a secure and comfortable ride accompanied by a look and feel like no other. With all the features and functionality of the Indie single, the Indie Twin’s independent seating...More
“Would be good for my twins” — Tashana Joseph
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Bumbleride Indie Twin Movement Edition Stroller
$719.99
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Bumbleride 2012 Indie Twin Movement Edition Stroller The Indie Twin Movement Edition Stroller in Jet by Bumbleride is ideal for the urban, active + outdoor lifestyle. You and your little one's will enjoy a secure and comfortable ride accompanied by a look and feel like no other. With all the features and functionality of the Indie single, the Indie Twin’s independent seating ...More
“Stroller” — mollyklein
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Bumbleride Indie Stroller
$489.99
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Bumbleride 2012 Indie Stroller *Note: This is the NEW model which as resolved the issue that affected the front wheel on the recalled strollers. The Bumbleride 2012 Indie Stroller in Aqua is not your average jogger, it is ready to tackle any terrain. The Indie combines the off-road ability of a multi-terrain stroller with the lean agility of an urban jogger. Features a 360 d...More
“Poussette” — mchalle20
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Bumbleride Indie Natural Edition Stroller
$519.99
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Bumbleride 2012 Indie Natural Edition Stroller *Note: This is the NEW model which as resolved the issue that affected the front wheel on the recalled strollers. The Bumbleride 2012 Indie Natural Edition in Walnut is not your average jogger, it is ready to tackle any terrain. The Indie combines the off-road ability of a multi-terrain stroller with the lean agility of an urban ...More
“baby” — klmarkell
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Bumbleride Indie Twin Stroller
$689.99
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Bumbleride 2012 IndieTwin Stroller The Indie Twin Stroller in Aqua by Bumbleride is ideal for the urban, active + outdoor lifestyle. You and your little one's will enjoy a secure and comfortable ride accompanied by a look and feel like no other. With all the features and functionality of the Indie single, the Indie Twin’s independent seating system allows you to accommodate e...More
“stroller” — selena alls
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Cariboo Folding Bassinet
$299
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Cariboo Folding Bassinet Convenient, stylish and portable, the Folding Bassinet is a versatile and affordable bassinet. This safe, sturdy bassinet folds easily allowing it to be moved from room to room or stored when not in use. Fabric removes easily to allow it to be machine washed. Suitable for newborns up to approximately five months old, or until they start rolling over or...More
“chvilis shesaxvevi magida” — lizzieva
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Cariboo Folding Change Table
$299
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Cariboo Folding Change Table The Cariboo Folding Changer is designed to make changing baby's nappies easy. The hammock-style top sits at a convenient height and is designed to help hold a wriggling baby. The changer features side pockets to keep all the essentials for changing at arm's reach and an extra storage shelf below. Made from the same materials as the rest of the Cari...More
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Should I choose a portable or standard swing?


Portable swings are convenient in the obvious fact that you can easily move them from room to room. They’re lightweight and smaller than standard swings, so they may work well for a home where space is tight. Standard swings sit up higher, which makes it easier to load and unload your baby to and from the swing. They take up more space, so you’ll want to be sure you have a spot in your home with adequate room.

How do I ensure my swing is safe?


This is the most important factor to consider when purchasing a baby swing. Look for a swing with a five-point harness or restraint system so your baby doesn’t slip or climb out. Also, be sure that the swing has a wide base and low center of gravity to reduce the potential of tipping over. To ensure your baby’s comfort, look for padding and an infant head support.

Should my swing have a recliner?


If you plan to use the swing from infancy to older baby, a recline option is definitely suggested. This way, you can customize it to lean further back for a newborn who can’t support his or her own head, and sit upright as the baby becomes stronger. Reclines are helpful for older babies too: when they fall asleep, you can tip them back for added comfort.

Should I consider baby swings that come with trays?


Make sure the tray is either flip-out or fold-up so you can remove a sleeping baby with ease. Even when awake, a portable tray will help you avoid accidentally scratching your baby’s legs on the edge of the tray.

What type of motion is best for my child?


Swings generally move from side-to-side, back-to-front or both. Every baby is different on what he or she prefers: unless you settle on one that has both options, test them out with your baby before making the purchase. Babies also respond differently to the speed of the swing, so it may be wise to find something with several options to best suit your baby.

Should I choose a wind-up or battery-powered swing?

Battery powered swings tend to be more convenient; although you need to consistently purchase new batteries. They’re quieter and offer different and more speeds. Wind-up swings are generally less expensive but consider that you’ll have the task of winding them by hand which can be noisy, particularly for a napping baby.
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