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Fisher-Price Rainforest Healthy Care High Chair

Est. $100
Reviewed
March 2014
by ConsumerSearch
Fisher-Price Rainforest High Chair

Best basic high chair

Pros
  • Easy to clean
  • Accommodates newborns to 50 pounds
  • Attachable toys
  • Multiple height adjustments
  • All components dishwasher-safe
Cons
  • Childish fabric

Bottom line

The Fisher-Price Rainforest Healthy Care High Chair is a great choice for parents who want a safe, reasonably priced seat for keeping babies and toddlers fed and entertained anywhere in the house. It's safe and sturdy, with a convertible three- to five-point harness, a three-position recline and seven height adjustments. All components are easy to clean and use. The only complaint it receives is about the childish, cartoonish print.

Safety

Secure from infancy to 50 pounds. The Fisher-Price Rainforest Healthy Care High Chair has a safe, five-point harness that secures baby at the shoulders, between the legs and around the waist. It can convert to a three-point harness for toddlers. In addition, it has a passive-restraint crotch post to keep the baby from slipping between the tray and seat should the harness become undone. Other safety features include a wide, stable base, locking wheels and an infant insert pillow for very small babies. Infants can also nap comfortably and safely thanks to the full, three-position recline.

Ease of use

Great for busy caregivers. The Fisher-Price Rainforest Healthy Care High Chair gets raves from parents for its completely washable components. The straps release quickly and can be washed in the dishwasher along with the attachable toy, tray cover and tray. All seat covers have closed seams that won't trap food and can be wiped clean. The tray features one-handed operation and the tray insert removes for cleaning while the tray remains attached. The three-position recline mechanism is also one-handed. Reviewers say this chair is easy to adjust, put together and store.

Lifestyle features

A multi-purpose seat. While some parents would prefer a less-childish seat theme, reviewers and parents say babies and toddlers love the Fisher-Price Rainforest Healthy Care High Chair's bright colors. The included toy has push-button lights and sound that can be turned down or off. The seat's wheels allow the chair to move easily between rooms. Seven height adjustments mean the chair height can be matched to tabletops or counters, or as low as sofa height. Additional details include a towel bar on the seat back and a storage point on the chair back that holds the toy or tray.

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Our Sources: Fisher-Price Rainforest High Chair Reviews

1. Baby Bargains

"Baby Bargains" is a popular and well-organized guide to baby-related products. Authors Denise and Alan Fields conduct hands-on testing as well as parent, manufacturer and retailer interviews. The section on high chairs has detailed reviews of a number of high chairs, including the Fisher-Price Rainforest Healthy Care High Chair, as well as ratings and rankings.

Review: Chapter 6: Feeding Baby: Breastfeeding, Bottles, High Chairs, Denise and Alan Fields, 2013, 10th edition

2. Amazon.com

The Fisher-Price Rainforest Healthy Care High Chair gets 4.3 stars out of 5 after more than 150 reviews. Owners describe the chair as comfortable, well-designed and of high quality. The toy gets mixed reviews, however; most say their child loves it while others find that it's too hard to remove or is quickly outgrown.

Review: Fisher-Price Rainforest Healthy Care High Chair, Contributors to Amazon.com, As of March 2014

3. Diapers.com

The editors of Diapers.com offer this list of the top five best-selling high chairs in several categories, including traditional. The choices are based on sales and customer reviews, but they are not comparative. The Fisher-Price Rainforest Healthy Care High Chair makes the list, falling right in the middle.

Review: Top 5 Traditional High Chairs, Editors of Diapers.com, Not dated

4. Parents.com

In this product review roundup, Idaho parents of three Leah and David Goymer say the Fisher-Price Rainforest Healthy Care High Chair can't be beat in terms of safety, ease of storage and price. This is an older review, published before the chair was redesigned with removable straps.

Review: Reader-Tested High Chairs, Leah and David Goymer, Not Dated

5. About.com

The Fisher-Price Healthy Care High Chair tops Heather Corley's list of the top eight high chairs. Corley, About.com's guide to baby products, likes its easy-to-remove tray, overall sturdiness and ability to recline. However, she says that although the tray is dishwasher-safe, it takes up a lot of space.

Review: Top 8 High Chairs for Baby, Heather Corley, Not dated

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