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10 Best Nursing Chairs in 2020

Updated 06/07/2020

ProductBest forRatings
Sereno Nursing Glider
Sereno Nursing Glider
Best overall pick9.5/10
Kingswood Swivel Nursing Glider
Kingswood Swivel Nursing Glider
Best premium pick9/10
SoBuy New! Relax Rocking Chair
SoBuy New! Relax Rocking Chair
Best budget pick9/10
Babylo Nested Soothe Easy Nursing Chair
Babylo Nested Soothe Easy Nursing Chair
Best for versatility8.5/10
CSS Maternity Nursing Chair
CSS Maternity Nursing Chair
Best for comfort8.5/10
Tutti Bambini GC35 Nursing Chair
Tutti Bambini GC35 Nursing Chair
Best for matching furniture8/10
Obaby Gliding Nursing Chair
Obaby Gliding Nursing Chair
Best for multiple recline options8/10
Kub Haldon Nursing Chair
Kub Haldon Nursing Chair
Best for compact space8/10
Kub Haywood Nursing Glider
Kub Haywood Nursing Glider
Best for easy assembly8/10
Yaheetech Recliner Armchair
Yaheetech Recliner Armchair
Best non-nursing chair8/10

Best Nursing Chair UK

A nursing chair can be a godsend in your baby’s nursery. It can help create a feeding routine, and a calming environment for both you and baby. They’re designed to be comfortable, and some have an array of different features. Some rock or glide, while others recline, allowing you to get into the best position for feeding your baby. Here’s our top ten best nursing chairs.

Key features:
  • Sponge clean
  • Footstool
  • Double side lock
  • Storage pockets
Specifications:
Colour Cream
Rocking No. Glides
Materials Corduroy

Best overall pick

The Sereno Nursing Glider is perfectly designed for complete comfort for mum and baby. It has seven recline positions, and a matching footstool, so you can find the right settings for you. You can also choose if the chair will glide or not. If you don’t want any movement, you can lock it into place using the double side locks.

It’s made from a corduroy material, which is comfortable to relax on. The chair also has cushions on the arms, and these cushions have storage pockets, so that you can store bottles, wipes, muslins, books, or whatever else you might need or want close by. 

The chair and footstool are made with a solid wood, and are available in a natural, or a white finish. All the exposed wood edges are rounded without any sharp corners. The chair has a spindle type back which is designed to provide back support. The thick cushioning covers add comfort, and you can’t feel the back of the chair through the cushions.

Key features:
  • Large seat
  • Comes with pillow cushion
  • Swivels
  • Removable storage pockets
Specifications:
Colour Grey
Rocking No. Glides
Materials Linen type material

Best premium pick

The Kingswood Swivel Nursing Glider is a modern style chair, so it can be used as an armchair when it’s no longer needed as a nursing chair. It has a large wide seat area, giving you more than enough room for you and your baby. 

It’s a well cushioned, comfortable chair. It has a gliding motion, and a swivel motion. There is a lock on the side as well. The backrest slopes backwards slightly, making it easy to get a comfortable position for feeding. The arms are lower than on normal armchairs to make it easier to feed your baby. 

It has a solid wood internal construction, solid metal swivel mechanism, and is covered in a comfortable linen type upholstery. It can be cleaned with a damp sponge. 

This chair also comes with a separate small cushion. The cushion is quite firm and can be used as another lumbar support. There are also removable storage pockets for the arms so you can keep everything you need close at hand.

Key features:
  • Built in footrest
  • Adjustable footrest
  • Built in headrest
  • Non-slip mats on the rocker
Specifications:
Colour Cream, grey, red, and black available
Rocking Yes
Materials Poly-cotton

Best budget pick

The SoBuy New! Relax Rocking Chair wasn’t designed as an exclusive nursing chair, but it does have a number of features which make it ideal as a nursing chair. It’s comfortable, and shaped to help you get into the best position for feeding your baby. 

It’s shaped a little differently to the typical rocking chair. The backrest is tilted backwards, and the built in footrest can be adjusted to 5 different heights, which means that you can find the most comfortable setting for you. 

The rocking chair is made from a beech veneer, and has a poly-cotton cushion cover. The cover can be removed and washed. It has a non-slip matting on the rocking mechanism. It prevents the chair from moving all over the room, but it also protects your floors from any scratch marks or damage. 

It’s available in four colours, but only the grey option comes with removable storage pockets for the arms. It’s also worth noting that some parents have said that they need to put extra cushions on the arms for comfort during feeding.

Key features:
  • Large seat
  • All around cushioning
  • 2 base options
  • Modern design
Specifications:
Colour Light grey or warm stone
Rocking Yes
Materials Soft feel fabric

Best for versatility

The Babylo Nested Soothe Easy Nursing Chair is extremely comfortable. It has been designed to provide you with the ideal chair for feeding your baby. The seat, backrest and arms are all cushioned. 

It’s made with a natural wood finish, and a plush fabric covering. The backrest is tufted with fabric covered buttons, making it look luxurious, sumptuous and comfortable. The design of the chair is sleek, stylish, and modern, so it would fit in with any nursery furniture. 

It’s available in 2 colour options – a dark grey, and a natural stone colour. It comes with two base options. The first option is a rocker, so you can use the rocker legs, and it will glide smoothly. The second option is with 4 stationary solid wood legs, making it more like a typical armchair. However, the seat size means that it is the perfect chair for sharing bedtime stories with your little one.

Key features:
  • Solid wood construction
  • Spindle back
  • Cushioned arms
  • Matching gliding footstool
Specifications:
Colour Brown
Rocking No. Glides
Materials Suede feel fabric

Best for comfort

This nursing chair is designed for the ultimate comfort during feeding time. It has multiple backrest positions, and comfortable cushioning. It has a traditional look, and colour, and would suit a more traditional, dark wood nursery. 

It’s made from solid beech wood, and has a suede feel fabric, which can be wiped with a damp cloth. The cushions are supportive, but also have a soft comfortability. The arms of the chair have storage pockets on both sides, so you can keep everything you need for feeding your baby close to hand. 

The CSS maternity nursing chair comes with a matching footstool. The footstool also has a gliding motion, solid beech construction, and suede feel covered cushioning. The backrest of the chair can be moved into different positions allowing you to find the most comfortable position for you and your baby.

Key features:
  • 4 colours available
  • Matching footstool
  • Spindle back
  • 3 backrest positions
Specifications:
Colour Cream
Rocking No. Glides
Materials Soft feel material

Best for matching furniture

The Tutti Bambini GC Nursing chair is available in 4 colour options. It’s made with a solid wood construction, and has cream soft feel fabric cushions. 

The cushioning is designed to be supportive, but comfortable. It also has extra padding for increased lumbar support. The cushions are machine washable on a cold, slow wash, but they can also be cleaned with a damp sponge. 

This chair is the walnut option, and would suit most nursery colour schemes. It has a spindle type back, and the backrest can be adjusted to three different positions. The gliding motion is whisper quiet so it won’t disturb your baby. 

The chair comes with a matching footstool. The footstool has a quiet glide motion. The arms of this nursing chair have storage pockets on both sides. The chair and footstool are designed to prevent your little one from trapping their fingers, legs, arms or heads.

Key features:
  • Matching footstool
  • Additional supportive cushioning
  • Smooth glide motion
  • Two storage pockets
Specifications:
Colour Grey
Rocking No. Glides
Materials Soft feel fabric

Best for multiple recline options

The Obaby Gliding Nursing Chair is a contemporary nursing chair with a solid wooden construction painted in a clean white, and plush, soft feel cushioning in a light grey. The cushioning is deep, and there’s extra for lumbar support, and head and neck support. 

This chair can recline to seven different positions, so you can easily find one that suits you and your baby. Adjusting the recline is super easy. All you need to do is raise the arms of the chair to recline the backrest. 

The frame of the chair is made from solid wood, and the gliding motion is designed to be smooth and quiet. It has a rounded spindle backrest, slightly rounded arms, and a rounded edge seat. It has arm coverings with storage pockets. The arm coverings are padded to give you more comfort. This chair also comes with a matching footstool. The footstool has the same quiet gliding motion as the chair.

Key features:
  • Large seat
  • Padded, tilted backrest
  • Storage pockets
  • Easy assembly
Specifications:
Colour Grey
Rocking Yes
Materials Linen effect polyester

Best for compact space

The Kub Haldon Nursing Chair is ideal for compact spaces, but it still has a large and comfortable seat for you. It has a solid wood construction, and a soft, linen effect polyester covering. 

The backrest of this chair is tilted for you to get into the ideal position for nursing your baby. The armrests are at a lower level than in regular chairs, so that you keep a good posture and feel comfortable. The backrest, and arms of this nursing chair have extra padding to keep you supported. 

This rocker has a smooth and gentle rocking motion on both carpet and hard flooring. It’s designed to rock in place, and not move across the floor. The arms of the chair also have storage pockets so you can keep anything you might need close to hand. 

The fabric looks like linen, and would suit any modern nursery, or living room. The chair can be sponged clean if needed.

Key features:
  • Matching footstool
  • Ergonomically designed
  • Easy assembly
  • Storage pockets
Specifications:
Colour Beige
Rocking No. Glides
Materials Soft feel fabric

Best for easy assembly

The Kub Haywood Nursing Glider has a natural wood finish with a beige coloured fabric covering. It would look amazing in any nursery. It has rounded edges, and a bow back design. 

This chair has been ergonomically designed to help you keep a good posture when you’re feeding your baby. It has extra padding in the arms, lumbar and head areas to help you stay comfortable no matter how long you want to spend in the chair with your baby. The backrest is slightly tilted backwards, and the arms of the chair are lower than regular chairs. 

Both of the arms have large storage pockets, so you can keep different items in a convenient place. The fabric can be cleaned with a damp sponge, but some of the coverings can be taken off the chair and spot cleaned, or dry cleaned. The coverings are not completely machine washable. 

The chair has a gentle, fluid gliding motion, which can help ease your little one to sleep. The chair comes with a matching footstool, which also has a gliding motion.

Key features:
  • Highly padded
  • Wipe clean
  • Damage preventing feet
  • 3 recline positions.
Specifications:
Colour Cream
Rocking No. Glides
Materials Corduroy

Best non-nursing chair

The Yaheetech Recliner Armchair isn’t technically a nursing chair, but it has a lot of the same functionality. It has 3 reclining options, which mean that you can get into the most comfortable feeding position for you and your baby. 

It has a large seat area, and has lots of extra, comfortable padding. It has extra padding in the lumbar, and head areas of the chair, so you will be supported in the same way in a traditional nursing chair. It also has a built in footrest which is completely adjustable for you to find what works best for you. 

It’s made with a PU leather, which is comfortable to sit and relax on, and is soft to the touch. It’s also stain resistant, water resistant, and can be wiped clean. The chair can be placed on any flooring, and comes with four feet which have been designed to prevent damage to the floor.

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