We have had the Ikea Antilop High Chair for 8 years now–the same $20 high chair has almost got us through all three of our girls. And before recently, it has served us perfectly. Even though the tray is impossible to take off and there’s quite a bit of room between the tray and little baby bodies (which often translates to more food for our dog–she’s not complaining), it has been simple to put babies in and out and wipe down. However, our third child, at 10 months old cannot be contained in this high chair and my momma heart can’t handle it! It has lap straps that she can wiggle out of, and twice this week we have had to catch her before she toppled completely out of it. So now we’re on the hunt for something with a 5 point harness that is good looking and will transition with her into toddlerdom, too.
We shared three that we were considering on our Instagram Stories, but so many people offered so much feedback (that we still haven’t decided!) and also wanted to see all the ones we were considering–here are the top 10 on our list, in order of price (from least expensive to most expensive)!
We actually purchased the Skip Hop Tuo (#3) after so many of you loved it–but then several of you said it didn’t feel as stable as you would have liked. Part of me thought, “It HAS to be more stable than our $20 Ikea one!” then I cancelled the order because I started looking at all the other options and got overwhelmed again–ha! The Tripp Trapp didn’t make our top 3 list, but it was highly recommended by a lot of people, although some said it was overrated. I prefer Stokke’s Baby Steps chair (#9) looks-wise over the Tripp Trapp but I’m not sure I can swallow the price tag. Which means the Bloom (#10) is definitely out of the budget, although it’s completely dreamy and I love that it can swivel 360 degrees! The feedback on #5, the OXO was almost split down the center. Everyone loved it, but a lot of people included the caveat that they also found it difficult to clean.
We have to make a decision this week! ASAP! I really don’t think you could go wrong with any of these, but feel free to sound off with your experience in the comments!
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