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Best Baby Swing

One of the most effective methods for calming your fussy baby is nothing more than a gentle rocking motion. However, for those times when you’re unable to hold your child and rock them to sleep in your loving arms, an infant swing is a great substitute. However, there are dozens of baby swings on the market, so how do you know which one is the best? Fortunately, we’ve chosen five of the best currently available, each offering a choice of multiple swing speeds, they all play a selection of lullaby’s or nature sounds to sooth even the fussiest baby, as well as featuring interactive entertainment options to keep them occupied such as fun mobiles and plush toys.

Fisher-Price My Little Snugabunny Cradle 'n Swing

Your little one will love the soothing comfort the Fisher Price My Little Snugabunny Cradle and Swing provides. The seat features a two-way swing which can either rock from side-to-side or from head-to-toe, so baby is sure to feel comforted. With the six swing speeds to choose from, you can find the perfect rocking motion for your little one. Adding to this unit’s versatility is the SmartSwing Technology, which allows this swing to detect your baby’s weight and adjust the rocking speed accordingly to keep up with your baby as they grow.

The swing is equipped to play a total of 16 soothing lullabies and nature sounds in addition to a fun mobile with plush, colorful characters and a mirrored globe to keep baby occupied. There’s also a cuddly, plush bunny toy that is tethered to the seat so all in all your little one will be entertained as well as soothed all these fun extras. Bottom line, this swing is the perfect place for your little one to rest or enjoy the perfect amount of stimulation.

4Moms Mamaroo Bouncer

The modern family who likes using technology as part of their baby care will love the 4moms MamaRoo Infant Seat. The swing offers five motions and five speeds, all of which mimic the natural motions a parent would make while holding and rocking baby, sending your little peanut off to dream land. The seat is adjustable and reclines, allowing you to select the most comfortable position for your child.  

When your baby is comfortably seated, the bright and colorful balls on the overhead mobile will provide interactive entertainment your little one is sure to love. You can choose to play one of the four built-in lullabies or nature sounds, or you can hook up your MP3 player and play your own selection of music; with these kind of options, this swinging seat is sure to bring your baby hours of enjoyment. Lastly, this baby swing is made with a stylish and sleek look in mind which ties in perfectly with modern décor.

Graco Simple Sway Swing

The Graco Simple Sway Swing offers a small frame design, making it perfect for use in small spaces. However, the compact size means it isn’t small on features. This swing will rock your little one in a soothing side-to-side sway and can swing at six different speeds so that you can find the perfect speed level for baby. It also features two-speed vibrations, adding another soothing element to calm and relax your little one.

This swing comes with a total of 15 classic lullabies and nature sounds which add to the swings overall comfort experience. When your little one is awake while swaying in this swing, he or she will be engaged by the mobile, which includes three soft plush toys. Your baby will be comfortable when sleeping or just hanging out in this swing, providing you with peace of mind knowing that they’re happy and relaxed.

Graco Glider Petite LX Gliding Swing

If your baby loves being rocked by you in a glider, then they’re going to love the Graco LX Gliding Swing. This swing is truly unique in that it replicates the same soothing gliding motion that your baby experiences in the glider you rock them in. This swing is also great if you’re limited on space, as it takes up 40 percent less space than many of the other top swings on the market.

Your little one will enjoy the spacious reclining seat, two-speed vibration settings, and six gliding speeds. There’s also a timer which keeps the swing going for however long you need it to. This pick also comes with a total of 10 soothing melodies and 5 nature sounds to choose from to keep baby happy. There’s also an adjustable toy bar within babies reach which features two plush toys ready to entertain. When your baby is seated in this gliding swing, there’s no doubt they’ll feel at ease.

Fisher-Price 4-in-1 Rock N' Glide Soother

You and your little one will love that the Fisher Price 4-in-1 Rock ‘n Glide Soother rocks from side-to-side or from head-to-toe, allowing you to adjust the soothing motion based on baby’s mood. This baby swing offers a total of four different ways to move; either rocking or gliding as well as head-to-toe or side-to-side. This selection turns 360 degrees, so you can easily keep an eye on your little one while the foot pedal makes it easy to turn the motion on or off. Other features you and your baby will love include the 12 classic lullaby’s and the three nature sounds that the swing plays, a removable toy bar with plush toys, and a loveable plush toy turtle which can be attached to the seat.

Bridget Galbreath
As a mother to two young and very spunky boys, I have first-hand experience with virtually every baby and young child product on the market. From strollers to carriers, I can tell you everything you need to know about the best quality and the best priced baby products.
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