From four to six months your little doll is ready for solid foods and if he/she manages to sit with a support or sit idle, they are ready to join your meal times. You can enjoy the meal time with your baby through the high chairs available in the market.
High chairs are adjustable and available in different sizes and models. It makes your (parents) task of feeding easier than holding him/her in a place and following them to feed a single spoon. You can simply make your little one sit in the chair in a comfortable position and feed him/her, while providing toys, making him laugh, and allowing him/her to enjoy the meal time. The high chair may simply be used as dining chair and serve many purposes like it gives independence to your baby, and make him/her learn to feed themselves.
Enjoy your own meal time with them, so that they may learn good habits from you and this will make him know about the hand and eye coordination. And remember to make your baby rejoice their meal time with you by smiling at them, speaking to them, etc. and this will make them know about the members of the family well. Until your baby learns to eat properly, avoid following the table manners.
Traditional high chairs are available in simple designs just like a kid chair but a higher one. They are designed with the intention to attract child and save space. Most of the traditional chairs cannot be fold thereby occupying its own place in the home. If you are on very tight budget you can go for this but you must know that it is not providing safety for your child’s inevitable movements.
The name modern itself speaks you about the features and comfort it provides your baby. Some of the good features are recline seat, height adjustable seat, chair, and footrest, well-padded cushion seats, detachable trays, tray covers for making washing easier, detachable wheels, and booster seat for future purpose, etc. It can be folded thereby ensuring little space. You can simply move them from one place to another without any difficulty of disturbing other nearby items. They are made available in different colors of your choice.
It is especially designed for outdoor use specifically when you are on a picnic, holiday or relax time in beach. Most of the travel chairs are designed with a metal frame, and does not require any assembly work to be formed while deploying. They don’t have any space constraint while you carry it. The only issue is due to the canvas trays while feeding him/her food or allowing them to feed themselves, the chances for spilling of food increases. It is not suitable for home use.
Hook on high chairs are table chairs, the name itself make you know that this is the one you can attach to a table where you have a meal, soft drinks, or table at a gathering. But thinking of using it while travelling is not a good idea, you need not expect the type of table that suits your travel chair in the outdoor areas. The hook on chair do not have tray and is inexpensive too.
Key things you need to look into while buying or thinking of buying high chair are cushion and comfortable seat, feed and play tray, wheels, safety seat straps/belt, foot rest, versatile and adjustable chair, sturdy security and safety, storage flexibility, and playable hanging toys, etc.
You can use the high chair even when your baby is five, so do not worry about its usage, and invest on it without any hassle. If you are on budget and even if you want modern chairs opt for used high chairs but look for the sharp ends, broken belts, loose parts, rotten smell, etc.
Fisher Price 4-in-1 High Chair, Rs. 7999
Lightweight and compact meal time chair. It is easy open or fold, using the intuitive controls, and folds down very small in a simple, but safe way. When folded the chair takes up a minimum space for storage.
Luv Lap Baby High Chair Sunshine Orange, Rs. 3299
Brighten your baby lunches, dinners and snack time with this attractive Luv Lap Baby High Chair - Sunshine. The 5-point safety harness of this high chair holds your active and energetic kid in place.
High chair with Tray, Animal Print Pink, Rs. 7975
Padded highchair with height adjustment feature ensures your child can be comfortable while sitting with the family for dinner. Its removable tray with bottle holder can be easily removed for cleaning. Cushioned seat pads and safety harness keeps your young one secure while seated.
6-position height adjustment assures a front row seat for baby at any family table. And the 3-position removable footrest and 3-position one-hand reclining seat will ensure your growing child stays comfortable at mealtime. Includes bonus harness covers and extra tray insert for easier clean-up.
5 height settings and depth-adjustable tray adapted to suit babies’ needs over time. The contoured seat is great for infants, and can recline if they fall asleep after feeding. Tray stores on the back of legs when not in use.
Includes removable chair pad, straps and toys, so baby can play with it even when not in the high chair, and enhances fine motor skills as baby reaches and grasps onto tethered rainforest toy, presses buttons, spins animals and more.