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Modern Baby Rockers & Gliders

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Sleepytime Rocker in Linen
Nursery Works Sleepytime Rocker in Linen from $424.00 $499.00
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Sparrow Glider and Ottoman
Gus Sparrow Glider and Ottoman $1,188.30 $1,398.00
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Empire Rocker in Linen
Nursery Works Empire Rocker in Linen $399.00 $599.00
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Sleepytime Rocker in Premium Fabrics
Nursery Works Sleepytime Rocker in Premium Fabrics $424.00 $499.00
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GT Rocker
Gus GT Rocker $977.50 $1,150.00
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Luca Glider with Piping
Monte Luca Glider with Piping $995.00
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Empire Rocker in Premium Fabrics
Empire Rocker in Premium Fabrics $399.00 $599.00
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Sparrow Glider
Gus Sparrow Glider $849.15 $999.00
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Joya Rocker
Monte Joya Rocker from $995.00
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Como Glider
Monte Como Glider from $1,195.00
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Grazia Swivel Glider
Monte Grazia Swivel Glider from $1,195.00
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Grano Glider Recliner
Monte Grano Glider Recliner from $1,195.00
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Vola Glider
Monte Vola Glider $995.00
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Vola Ottoman
Monte Vola Ottoman from $385.00
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Grazia Swivel Glider with Piping
Monte Grazia Swivel Glider with Piping $1,195.00
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Grazia Ottoman with Piping
Monte Grazia Ottoman with Piping $445.00
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Luca Ottoman with Piping
Monte Luca Ottoman with Piping $385.00
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Mod Rocker
Iglooplay Mod Rocker from $314.00
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Luca Glider
Monte Luca Glider from $995.00
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Buttercup Rocker
Blu Dot Buttercup Rocker $899.00
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Comback Rocking Chair
Kartell Comback Rocking Chair $890.00
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Chesapeake Swivel Rocker
Barlow Tyrie Chesapeake Swivel Rocker from $1,661.00
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Alto Rocker
Monte Alto Rocker from $795.00
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Hiya Rocker
Spot On Square Hiya Rocker $175.00
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Luca Ottoman
Monte Luca Ottoman $385.00
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Racer Rocker
Loll Designs Racer Rocker $512.50
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Luxembourg Rocking Chair
Fermob Luxembourg Rocking Chair $1,053.00
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Rapson Low Back Rocker
Loll Designs Rapson Low Back Rocker $1,240.00
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Rapson High Back Rocker
Loll Designs Rapson High Back Rocker $1,390.00
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Avon Swivel Rocker
Barlow Tyrie Avon Swivel Rocker from $1,624.00
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Newport Teak Rocking Chair
Barlow Tyrie Newport Teak Rocking Chair from $1,399.00
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Mod Lounger
Offi Mod Lounger $599.00
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Grazia Ottoman
Monte Grazia Ottoman $445.00
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Como Ottoman
Monte Como Ottoman from $385.00
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HiHo Sheepskin Rocker
Innermost HiHo Sheepskin Rocker $3,250.00
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Roulette Rocking Chair - Basic
Vondom Roulette Rocking Chair - Basic $670.00
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Rockers and gliders are unique pieces of furniture that offer specific benefits, particularly when placed in a nursery or kid’s room. In the nursery, a baby rocker or baby glider yields immeasurable benefits for both mother and newborn, offering soothing relief with its ergonomic comfort and gentle, repetitive motion.

What’s the difference between a baby rocker and a baby glider?

Two fundamental characteristics—construction and motion—differentiate a rocker from a glider. Traditional rocking chairs, usually made of wood, have been in fashion for centuries, and while they bring to mind a country, farmhouse esthetic, modern baby rockers have evolved to include sleek, contemporary designs that look perfectly at home in stylish city apartments. Still, most rockers—whether baby rocker or deck furniture—are essentially simple designs, their seats anchored to a pair of curved wood legs that propel the chairs back and forth in familiar, even nostalgic, fashion.

A baby glider is a more complicated piece of furniture. An updated version of a traditional rocker, a glider keeps its mechanics hidden beneath comfortable upholstery and fabric detailing, looking for all intents and purposes like a comfortable modern lounge chair. Unseen is the mechanism mounted to the glider’s base, which produces a sliding back-and-forth motion for the user—movement that becomes evident only when the glider is in use.

This difference in the mechanics of a rocker and glider naturally results in a variation between the two types of motion generated. While a baby rocker is defined by a forwards and backwards motion that’s stronger and more defined, the back and forth horizontal motion of a glider is a bit smoother and gentler.

Is a modern baby glider preferable to a modern baby rocker?

A baby rocker and baby glider offer different benefits, both in terms of how they feel and how they look, so their appeal is a matter of personal preference, more than anything. Traditional rockers are visually unique, impossible to mistake for anything else, and are valued for those same reasons. But the comfort level of a piece of furniture with no built-in upholstery can’t compare to that of a chair that’s upholstered with plush cushions and wide, arms. So, both rockers and gliders, with their unique plusses and minuses, will have their equal share of advocates.

Is it necessary to have a modern baby rocker in a modern nursery?

A modern baby rocker or modern baby glider is not essential for a nursery, of course, but it’s hard to imagine a new mother voting against