Baby Bouncer Chair Safety Guide
Safety should always be a primary concern over any baby products. There are a number of injuries by infants reported each year from baby bouncer chair and here’s how you should protect your baby:
Sturdiness – Your baby bouncer chair should have a wider base compared to the seat. Ensure that the bouncer doesn’t tip sideways when bouncing and stays in place. In addition to that, having a rubber pad or non skid surface at the base will keep the bouncer from moving around.
Maximum weight – Most manufacturers have a maximum weight capacity of 25 pounds while some can range up to 40 pounds to accommodate bigger kids or toddlers. Ensure that your child is under the maximum weight as the baby bouncer chair can easily be toppled.
Put seat on floor – Never put the bouncer on an elevated area or on a smooth surface as the bouncer might fall off the surface and endanger your child. Having pets around the bouncer might create a possibility of hitting the bouncer as well. The safest place to put the bouncer would be on a flat floor.
Don’t carry bouncer with baby in it – Even with carrying handles, there might be unforeseen circumstances which might lead to dropping the bouncer.
Keep a close eye – While a baby bouncer are meant to keep the baby safe when you are doing other things, your should always keep an eye to ensure the safety of your child.
Other Tips – Keep bouncer away from any strangulation hazards and ensure the bouncer doesn’t have any reachable sharp edges.