What kind of high chair?

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  1. punk_pig

    punk_pig Guest

    Is it worth forking out for an expensie high chair or are they all pretty much the same? Any essential features?
     
  2. hel_5

    hel_5 Well-Known Member

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    We have a Chicco Polly - https://www.chiccohighchair.co.uk/chicco-polly.html

    we love it - it has different height options, it reclines (brill for when they fall asleep eating!!) its all easy to use, move about, it folds and best of all you can take off all the straps and seat and bung it all in the washing machine!!!!!
     
  3. vermeil

    vermeil Mom to 27 week wonder+DD

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    I shopped and shopped for one, looking at a gazillion models and reviews online. I had settled on a fairly expensive one when a friend gave me his 25$ ikea high chair. sooo easy to wash, food cannot get stuck anywhere. I have never looked back =p

    https://www.ikea.com/ca/en/catalog/products/30069724
     
  4. anna matronic

    anna matronic Mummy to Evan :-)

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    I have the cheapo Ikea one and a cheapo one from Toys R Us, perfect for me :)
     
  5. fairypop

    fairypop Mummy to a lil' goblin

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    I spent a fortune on the Bloom Fresco Loft, my advice, don't! I spend half my time worrying about it getting dirty and the other half cleaning it, hindsight is a wonderful thing! Wish I had bought a simple wooden one....
     
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    teal Well-Known Member

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    I just bought a mothercare one for £40 :flower: xx
     
  7. JLB

    JLB Well-Known Member

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    We have the mamas and papa's pixi highchair and its brilliant.

    https://www.mamasandpapas.com/product-pixi-highchair-apple/400621101/type-i/

    I would definately recommend getting one with removable straps so you can clean them easily and either a really easy clean chair like the one on the pixi or one with a removable cover. Also a removable tray or one that moves makes it so much easier to get lo in and out, a removable tray is also handy so you can push the chair up to a table.
     
  8. moondrops

    moondrops Call me Sally!

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    I also have the cheap ikea one and it is sooo easy to clean compared to the others i love it x
     
  9. peartree

    peartree Mummy to Pearette

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    We bought a simple wooden one from Mothercare. It was either that or the cheap Ikea one as we'd been advised by mums who had made the mistake of buying really flashy padded ones with bells and whistles, that they were a murder to clean. :haha:
     
  10. Jibber Jabber

    Jibber Jabber Maxy Moo's Mummy

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    We haven't used ours for Max eating yet, he just sits at the table with toys while we eat but we have the Stokke Tripp Trapp and I love it - mainly because it's so pretty though, the tart that I am!
     
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    Farie Well-Known Member

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    We have a Mocka one (same as the Ikea one) its cheap and AWESOME
     
  12. wishuwerehere

    wishuwerehere dh, me and 2dds

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    With hindsight, I'd buy a wooden one. I bought a mothercare picnic highchair and there are sooo many place for food to get stuck - it's a nightmare to clean!
    Go for something really simple is my advice :D
     
  13. summer rain

    summer rain Mum of 5

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    Someone bought us the picnic highchair and TBH I think I may flog it on ebay and get the ikea one instead...
     
  14. Odd Socks

    Odd Socks Mummy to 2 girls.

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    we've got the ikea one & it's fab. oh decided bella needed a "nicer" highchair, so got the chicco polly one on ebay (admittedly he only paid £20 for it!), but i just can't get on with it. bella can't reach her food (she's quite dinky) when she's in it so i never bother with it. it might be more useful when she's bigger, but for now, the £15 (with tray) ikea one suits us brilliantly, it's had so much use in the past 4.5 months.
    xx
     
  15. slf2010

    slf2010 Well-Known Member

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    Hi
    We have the amas and Papas Prima Pappa Highchair - Once Upon a Time
    Code: 464016000
    This is a lovely highchair and is great because it reclines at the back when the girls fall asleep in them, also has 2 trays and is height adjustable- the only downside is that some of the straps are not removable so cant easily be washed ( I put the others in the washing machine)- this is a big design oversight especially when weaning!!! Overall I am really happy with this chair though xxx
     
  16. hivechild

    hivechild Mummy to Ronan

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    Another one here with the Ikea cheapie. It's fantastic and so easy to clean!
     
  17. punk_pig

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    Ok going to go with Ikea! We have the family discount card too so hopefully that makes it even more of a cheapy!!
    Think what swung it was knowing it is good for dinky babies as LO only got back on the bottom of the percentile graph a month ago. Thanks girlies!
     
  18. hivechild

    hivechild Mummy to Ronan

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    It really is a very simple chair but it works great. When Ronan was smaller, because he was so lean I would fold a towel up along the back and sides so that he wasn't sitting so far back from the tray or table.
     
  19. hippobaby

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    I have a mothercare arc, it's fab. I have used the ikea ones and they're fine but I don't think they're great for small lo's as mine is, she dudnt seem stable or comfy at all. We fid them in cafe's a lot and are happy with them now lo is older but the arc has suited us much better at home.
     
  20. a_c

    a_c mummy to one

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    CHicco jazzy £60- reclines, easy to clean, tray removes, folds down flat. Fantastic buy.
     

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