And then, in what seemed like a blink, we needed a highchair. And fast. There was no research or price comparisons — we just needed something accessible and in stock. Luckily my mother-in-law found a Fisher Price highchair on the side of the road. It was in great shape, even though it was pretty bulky and plasticy. But aren’t all highchairs?
Well no, they’re not.
After testing dozens of the best highchairs for Babble.com, that plastic monstrosity (that ended up being recalled) went straight to the curb. Because while it worked perfectly well and got us through years of feedings, there are easier, better looking, more functional highchairs out there. Yet many of the highchairs currently on the market don’t measure up to these 10. And yes, many are affordable:
See ALL of our favorite highchairs in the Babble Best Highchairs 2011 feature.