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What Is The Best Nursing Chair For Small Spaces?

What Is The Best Nursing Chair For Small Spaces?

What Is The Best Nursing Chair For Small Spaces?

Congratulations on your upcoming arrival! As you embark on this exciting journey of parenthood, you're probably busy creating a warm and inviting space for your little one. But amidst the endless decisions about cribs, mobiles, and diaper caddies, a crucial piece of furniture often sparks a question: is a nursing chair essential, especially for a small nursery?

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The answer? While not absolutely necessary, a nursing chair offers a treasure trove of benefits, particularly for breastfeeding moms. Here's why:

🪑 Comfort is Key: Those late-night feedings can feel like marathons. A supportive nursing chair with ample padding and good armrests provides a haven for both you and your baby, easing muscle strain and promoting a relaxed environment for successful nursing sessions.

👨🏽‍⚕️ Goodbye Backaches: Let's face it, holding a new-born for extended periods can take a toll on your back. A nursing chair's ergonomic design helps maintain good posture, reducing backaches and discomfort commonly associated with prolonged feeding.

🤱🏽 A Bonding Oasis: Nursing is more than just nourishment; it's a precious time for connection with your baby. A dedicated nursing chair creates a cosy space for those intimate moments, fostering a sense of security and calm for both you and your little one.

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Now, let's address the elephant in the room (or rather, the crib in the corner): limited space. Fear not, new parents! Here are some space-saving tips to accommodate a nursing chair in your compact nursery:

✈ Think Glider or Swivel: Glider chairs offer a gentle rocking motion that can soothe a fussy baby. Swivel chairs provide easy access to different parts of the room without having to get up, a lifesaver for those one-handed moments.

📦 Consider Compact Designs: Several manufacturers offer nursing chairs specifically designed for smaller spaces. These chairs often have a narrower profile while maintaining comfort features like good back support and plush cushions.

🦿 Multifunctional Magic: Look for chairs that can double as accent chairs in the living room or bedroom once your baby outgrows the dedicated feeding stage. This maximizes utility and ensures long-term use of the furniture.

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Remember, a nursing chair is an investment in your comfort and well-being, especially during those initial breastfeeding months. However, with a little planning and some space-saving tricks, you can create a cosy haven for those precious bonding moments, no matter the size of your nursery.

So, is a nursing chair essential? Ultimately, the decision is yours. But for many new moms, especially those who plan to breastfeed, it's a worthwhile investment that offers comfort, support, and a dedicated space for nurturing your most precious bond.

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Our Top 3 Best Nursing Chairs For Small Spaces

1) Babymore Lux Nursing Rocking Chair & Footstool

This is a great all rounder rocking chair at a great value price. It has a fairly slim profile and comes included with a footstool to allow you to get comfortable and push against when rocking. While small in width you would need some depth to accommodate the rocking motion and the footstool. 

Price £369.00

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2) Obaby Round Back Rocking Nursing Chair

Another low profile and slim rocking chair. The Beauty of the Obaby Round Back nursing chair is that it has a low backrest which can allow it to fit underneath shelving and tucked away in corners fairly easily. It is also lightweight at only 17kg so can be pushed out the way and pulled forward when you need to use it without struggle.  

Price £350.00

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3) Obaby Deluxe Reclining Glider & Footstool

Glider chairs tend to be abit more bulky thank rocking chairs to allow for the gliding mechanism however Obaby have done a great job with the Deluxe Reclining Glider so keep its footprint minimal at only a width of 71.9cm and depth of 105cm it can fit in almost any nursery. Depth would be increased ofcourse if you wish to use the included footstool, however this can be moved when not in use to give space ack to the room. 

Price £250.00

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