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"I want a glider rocker"

My sister is having a baby and my aunt has decided she will get her a glider rocker and a matching ottoman. She's asked me for help but I didn't know what to recommend since mine was a hand-me-down from a friend. All i know is they are a godsend when it comes to nursing and rocking my baby to sleep. What should i tell her?

wanted by: LauraC (28) in Cambridge, MA 02138 +
updated on: Aug. 17, 2011, 11:30 a.m. (6 years, 2 months ago)
posted on: Dec. 24, 2010, 4:29 a.m. (6 years, 10 months ago)
tags: baby glider kid ottoman rocker
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I loved my Dutailier glider rocker

Hi LauraC -

When I had my daughter, I got a Dutailier rocker and ottoman from a local baby store and *loved* it. It's been passed down to my best friend and my sister-in-law and they both had great experiences with it.

I see that Amazon has at least one rocker available.

You can also check out their website here: Dutailier.

My chief complaint was that I don't love the way the gliding rocker looked. The cushion designs available at the time were just not that interesting. My sister in law was smart though and ended up reupholstering them -- it looked much better.
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Stork Craft Glider Rockers for Budget-Conscious (Who isn't these days?)

Ok, I've got my research hat on for you.

Seems like the glider rocker brand that gets the most chatter is the Stork Craft brand of glider chairs.

Prices for these glider rockers range from $130 to $200. And that includes both the rocker and ottoman -- hard to find a better value for sure.

All reviewers talk about the great price. On the cons, people wrote of uncomfortable cushions and poor fit to body size. It's probably best if you can try sitting in one but if you don't think you're outside the average size-wise, it seems like it should be okay.
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