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    Default High chair help!

    I'm completely confused as to which high chairs to buy for my twins. I have heard of Ikea ones being popular but it's not possible to buy these where I live. We have a Target/Big W in the next big town if anyone has chairs from there they would suggest as being good. I'd like space saving and easy to clean but my girls aren't holding heads solidly yet, so will still need a reasonably supportive chair. Obviously not too expensive would be great, as we need to buy 2. All help much appreciated!

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    You can get ones that recline so that might be helpful for you. Otherwise I'd look for one that you can take the cover and straps off easily to wash. Maybe try secondhand - you'll get a better chair.

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    Ikea ones are awesome! If there's no ikea near you could you try looking for them on eBay or gumtree? Someone near you might be selling them second hand.

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    Are the ikea ones ok if bubs aren't very strong at holding themselves up yet though? The ones in the pics look pretty upright.

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    We have the fisher price zoo one from Target. The cover comes off to wash and the straps aren't material they are rubber? Not sure how to describe it lol The chairs recline and it has a clip off tray on top of the normal tray to make it easier to wash or it can go in the dishwasher. Cant remember how much it was sorry but I know we got it on special around Christmas time. Its not very space saving though so that probably doesn't do you any good It can fold flat but Its quite long. Not sure how much they are but what about the ones that clip onto the kitchen bench? Although they dont recline...hmm sorry Im not much help!

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    Quote Originally Posted by NAT256 View Post
    Are the ikea ones ok if bubs aren't very strong at holding themselves up yet though? The ones in the pics look pretty upright.

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    I had DD in it from 4mo and she was hopeless at holding herself up! I just put a rolled up towel around her and she is fine.

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    I'm going to go against the grain here. ..ikea ones are awful. Especially if bub is small, isn't so good at sitting up etc. They might be easy to clean but that's it.
    Also has no footrest. ...we don't generally sit to eat without our feet resting on the floor. ..same thing for a baby. As they grow being able to rest their feet is important.

    My dd is little. ..I bought a great supportive highchair for about $130 but recently saw a very similar one in kmart for $90. (I think) anyway. . it reclined, the tray was a good height, it's supportive and has a footrest!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Purple Lily View Post
    We have the fisher price zoo one from Target. The cover comes off to wash and the straps aren't material they are rubber? Not sure how to describe it lol The chairs recline and it has a clip off tray on top of the normal tray to make it easier to wash or it can go in the dishwasher. Cant remember how much it was sorry but I know we got it on special around Christmas time. Its not very space saving though so that probably doesn't do you any good It can fold flat but Its quite long. Not sure how much they are but what about the ones that clip onto the kitchen bench? Although they dont recline...hmm sorry Im not much help!
    I looked at the clip on ones but our home is a farm cottage built in 1854 so none of our furniture or benches would work for clipping on! Just to make things trickier....ha! Nothing is simple

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    Also fisher price do a booster type one that is great. My ILs have it at their house and works great. It attaches to the chair so you wouldn't have 2 highchairs hanging around. I'll see if I can find it online.

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    Have you considered using a bumbo or something similar? I use that to feed my dd in as I live in a flat and no space. She still uses it at 10 months. Easy to clean (bought one second hand with tray), cheap and portable.

    Edit: they are suitable for babies who cannot yet sit unsupported

    Eta: I'll probably get flamed for saying this I also put dd on the kitchen bench in it and she "helps" me wash up or prepare dinner
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