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What chair for the nursery?

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sirlee66 Sun 11-Feb-18 07:26:15


Looking to put a chair in the baby's room so I have somewhere to BF/FF

On a bit of a budget but also looking for comfort.

Any suggestions?

gryffen Sun 11-Feb-18 16:13:00

Charity shops are your friend as well as Facebook local sales and baby sales (we have Jack and Jill sales in scotland).

We have a rolling rocker chair (glider chair) and it was great for a week and then it was easier downstairs unless I was helping her fall asleep.

Ours cost about £50 and we will be passing it on in a year or so after our next wee one is born due to space.

Bubbinsmakesthree Sun 11-Feb-18 16:15:23

IKEA poang or a second hand glider chair

awankstainonhumanity Sun 11-Feb-18 16:16:19

We bought this in a different fabric.

It isn't cheap but it's nice and wide so very comfortable and it'll be the chair we use when reading a story as he gets older.

The traditional glider chair with footstool can usually be picked up second hand for about £40 but aren't that comfortable once baby gets bigger!

Buxbaum Sun 11-Feb-18 17:27:13

Whatever you get, sit in it first and check that you can get up again without using your arms and whilst holding something around the size and weight of a big bag of sugar! This ruled out the Poang for me - remember that your core muscles will be shot in the first few weeks.

TimesNewRoman Sun 11-Feb-18 17:52:36

We have the poang in white with grey fabric. Just the normal one not rocker. Can't fault it. I keep thinking I need to get a footstool though.

CL1982 Mon 12-Feb-18 09:38:19

It's all about the Ikea poang chair smile You can get some really cute prints as well.

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