Best baby bouncers TechnoBuffalo 2020

A baby bouncer is on just about every new parent's wishlist, and for good reason. For newborns bouncers help sooth them and can be used as an alternative to a carrier seat to give parents a break. For other babies, bouncers give them a fun place to hang out and burn off energy. Bouncers range from very basic to all inclusive with swings, overhead toys and soothing sounds. Here are our favorites.

Best overall: 4moms MamaRoo baby swing and rocker

Staff Pick

If you like high-tech gadgets, this is the baby seat for you. The 4moms MamaRoo Baby Rocker comes with five different motions to soothe babies, including bouncing, rocking, swinging, and more. The Bluetooth-controlled seat also comes with various built-in sounds and an mP3 plugin so it can play any music your little one desires.

$200 at Amazon

Best value: Fisher-Price infant-to-toddler rocker

One drawback of infant seats and bouncers is that babies outgrow them quickly. That's why this bouncer seat is an excellent option; it can be converted into a toddler-sized rocking chair once the baby is too big to use it as a bouncer.

$26 at Amazon

Best portable: Summer 2-in-1 bouncer & rocker duo

Not only does this bouncer from Summer Infant offer both bouncing and rocking functionalities, it also folds down into a flat, compact size for traveling. This is an excellent option for babies on the go.

$58 at Amazon

Most ergonomic: BABYBJÖRN bouncer balance soft

Give your baby the correct neck, head, and back support with this specially designed ergonomic bouncer from BABYBJÖRN. The bouncer will keep them supported in a healthy position and doubles as a toddler seat.

$198 at Amazon

Most basic design: Fisher-Price baby's bouncer

Budget-conscious babies will love Fisher-Price's basic baby bouncer. This simple bouncer can be gently rocked for a soothing bouncing movement; it also comes with a removable toy bar and vibration action to keep babies entertained.

$19 at Amazon

Most versatile: Graco duetsoothe baby swing and rocker

When it comes to versatility, you can't beat this baby swing and rocker from Graco. The bouncer seat can be suspended on a frame for swing functionality, or removed to serve as both a baby carrier and rocker. It offers swinging, rocking, bouncing, and vibration motions to keep babies happy.

$88 at Amazon

Bottom line

4moms MamaRoo comes with all the bells and whistles. It has bouncing, rocking and swinging motion and can be controlled through your phone via Bluetooth. It also plays music and includes a fun and stimulating mobile overhead.

Another good choice is the Fisher-Price Infant-to-Toddler Rocker. This seat starts out as a traditional bounce, but with a few twists and turns can be converted into an upright rocking chair for your older baby or toddler.

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