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10 High Chairs That Make Mealtime A Little Less Traumatic For ALL The Grown-Ups In The Room

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Stokke Tripp Trapp High Chair

When you’re combing through registry items you absolutely NEED for bb, a high chair should be #1 or at least top 5 on the list. The thought of feeding your baby actual food may seem like lightyears away, but the reality is that the first 4-6 sleepless, exhausting months really do fly by. And before you know it, your baby’s ready for the big girl or boy booster seat (hallelujah, you even get your arms back). You’re going to want to have it ready and know how to use it quickly and likely with one hand. Otherwise, you’ll be cursing that dang chair in your sleep.

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The key to buying a good baby high chair? Look for one that makes clean up easier. Because, as any parent of a high-chair-sitting child will tell you, the mess is akin to an atomic bomb exploding in your house—destroying literally anything in its path with stains of pea or sweet potato purée. Even a high-tech high chair can’t prevent the mess, but it can make clean up less excruciating, thanks to dishwasher- and machine washable-friendly parts and a little magnetic magic.

To guide you in your search, here are some of the best high chairs on the market today:

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