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Melissa and Ellie

Professional Baby Experts

Best High Chairs & Best Graco High Chair

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Whether it’s bagels for breakfast, a gourmet lunch, or a pizza night feast, meal time gatherings shouldn’t be missed… even for baby! No matter if your style is sleek and modern or traditional country, there are a variety of high chairs to make you and baby feel right at home. When looking, be sure to take into account your baby’s comfort, safety, and the chair’s adjustability. Also, keep in mind that baby isn’t ready for a high chair until around six months when she can sit up on her own. She’ll be in it for a good couple of years which is why The Baby Planners say take your time to find the high chair of your dreams. Yes, really. Even the Cheerios will be happy!

Buy the best high chairs for kids six months and older with our experts' help. Our best Graco high chair and Fisher Price highchair recommendations offer versatility, durability and plenty of room for growth as baby gets older.

Best High Chairs by Melissa and Ellie

The Best You Can Get

  • Fresco Loft by Bloom

    Melissa says: The Fresco Loft is one of the only contemporary chairs that stays with baby from birth to school age. It comes in a variety of vibrant micro-suede™ and leatherette colors and has a multiple-position footrest. We also like that it puts baby in command at the breakfast bar or counter top with an extra 15 cm/6 inches in height. All this and it looks pretty cool, too!

    • Super-sized adjustable 3-position feeding tray with deep lip to prevent spills
    • Removable and dishwasher-safe tray
    • 360-degree swivel seat for easy access
    • Pneumatic-assist, easy-lift height adjustment allowing infinite positions
    • 5-point padded safety harness, adjustable for growing baby
  • Calla Chair by Fleurville

    Melissa says: The Baby Planners are big fans of this trumpet-flower-inspired high chair. Not only is it innovative, ergonomic, and multi-functional, we find it absolutely beautiful! You can mix & match Calla with different color combinations, with the body and flute available in two different colors, and the cushion initially available in three colors. This flower won’t bloom until 2009 but it’s well worth the wait.

    • Easy, adjustable telescoping seat
    • Nylon neoprene fabric
    • Foot rest allows for comfort and support
    • Hand brake releases 'always-on' braking system
    • Sturdy/circular aluminum base exceeds global stability
  • Tripp Trapp by Stokke

    Melissa says: The Tripp Trapp® high chair was designed to be “The Chair That Grows With The Child™” and this chair's award-winning design does just that and more. The Tripp Trapp allows your little one to sit in a natural way at the family table with the table itself acting as the “tray.” The Baby Planners think this high chair makes for a terrific tripp – try it out and you will, too!

    • Ergonomically designed to provide stability, comfort, and confidence
    • Made of cultivated beech wood
    • Meets US and international safety standards
    • Five-point safety harness
    • 7-year warranty on all wooden components
  • Flair Elite by Boon

    Melissa says: The Flair is notable for its streamlined, contemporary design. The seamless seat makes clean-up easy and the pneumatic lift allows for effortless height adjustment. Flair’s unique form glides in any direction on six urethane casters that will not scratch floors, while the hands-free braking system easily locks the chair in place. This fab chair definitely does its job with “flair” – bravo!

    • Effortless height adjustment
    • Glides smoothly in all directions
    • Exclusive chemical-resistant, waterproof cushion
    • Easy to clean, no cracks or crevices
    • Stainless steel base
  • HiLo by AGE Design

    Melissa says: The award-winning industrial design team of Patrice Guillemin and Geneviève Grenier are the minds behind this amazing high chair. This funky plastic-and-wood hybrid converts from a counter-height high chair (the hi) to a table-height toddler chair (the lo). You just push a button and flip the chair over to lock it into place. All this high chair talk making you hungry? Good, the HiLo comes in four tasty colors: Asparagus, Carrot, Portobello, and Raspberry. Yum.

    • Comfortable molded seat
    • Easy to clean, non slippery surface
    • Tray has a soft depression to prevent liquid falling on the child
    • No phthalates or lead

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  • Zuma by Inglesina

    Melissa says: The Baby Planners appreciate Inglesina’s commitment to comfort, safety, and functionality, and the Zuma gets high marks in all three. They also include an extra removable and dishwasher safe snack tray which is fabulous! Who doesn’t love second helpings?

    • 8-position adjustable height
    • Easy to use telescopic mechanism
    • 3-position reclining seat with 5-point harness
    • Easy to clean removable and washable seat pad
  • Nano High Chair by Bloom

    Melissa says: The Bloom motto is “Parents and baby beginning life together in style” - one look at the Nano and you can see what they mean. Designed for “urban” living, the Nano’s innovative flat-fold design makes it ideal for those who live in smaller spaces.

    • Sleek, minimalist design
    • Space-saving flat-fold mechanism for easy storage
    • ‘Up-to-the-table’ and traditional tray feeding modes
    • FDA compliant food contact grade plastic and stainless materials
  • Svan High Chair

    Melissa says: This all-wooden highchair is true Scandinavian design at its best. The Svan features a quick snap-on/snap off tray for easy cleaning and the tray clips to the back of the chair for convenient storage. The Svan's seat and footrest adjust to multiple height positions, but unlike other adjustable wood high chairs, the Svan's seat also adjusts horizontally to accommodate your child as the years pass.

    • Solid birch wood
    • Quick snap-on tray
    • Safety guard opens with the twist of a knob
    • Environmentally friendly
    • Seat adjusts both vertically and horizontally
  • Prima Pappa Best by Peg Perego

    Melissa says: The Peg Perego brand is a true classic and their Prima Pappa high chair is no exception. Their designers and engineers build and stand behind products that are beautiful, durable, safe, and extremely functional for parents and children. If traditional is more your style, look no further.

    • New premium, soft-touch Prima Classe upholstery
    • Net storage pouch on back of seat
    • Fully assembled, ready to use
    • 7 height positions and 4 tilt-in-space reclining positions for infants through toddlers
    • Plush padding keeps infant comfortable and secure
  • K1 High Chair by Kuster

    Melissa says: This European company uses only sustainable materials and manufacture to a strict ethical code. The K1 not only has a hip, modern feel, but it folds for easy storage and moves easily around the kitchen, dining room, or wherever. The Baby Planners like how easy it is to clean and their stylish cushion fabrics make the K1 an easy stand out.

    • Fully assembled
    • Curved wood seat with generous high back
    • Adjustable foot rest and legs
    • Removable tray
    • Integral storage basket on back

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