If you’re looking for a compact, safe, and solid baby swing that will enable your little one to rest and play in comfort, check out the 4Moms Mamaroo Baby Swing. A combination swing/bouncer, its roomy seat can be fully reclined at nap time. Then, when your baby wakes up and wants to play, the seat can be positioned so that he or she can sit upright or partially reclined.
Three removable toys balls suitable for newborns through to older babies hang from an overhead bar. Five different motions simulate the feeling of being in the womb, or the movement moms and dads make when holding and comforting their baby. The movements are slow and soothing, so your child will typically relax as soon as they are placed into the seat.
Four built-in nature sounds further soothe your little one, and there’s the option of hooking up your MP3 player.
Light and portable, the Mamaroo Baby Swing is easy to take along when visiting friends and family or going away on vacation, enabling your baby to relax in familiar surroundings.
In this Mamaroo Baby Swing review, we will look at its specs, an overview, its pros, cons, and more.
4Moms Mamaroo Baby Swing Specs
Dimensions – The 4Moms Mamaroo Baby Swing measures 33″ (L) x 19.5″ (W) x 25.5″ (H)
Weight – It weighs 19lbs
Recommended usage – The Mamaroo Baby Swing is suitable for babies to use from birth until they weigh 25 pounds.
Color choices – This model is available in Gray Classic, Black Classic, Silver Plush, Multi Plush, and Designer Plush
Fabric – The fabric of the Classic models is polyester, with the fabric of the Plush models being a cushy knit-like fabric
NB Stop using the swing when your baby can sit unassisted or when they start trying to climb out of the seat.
If you want to use the swing for a newborn, the 4Moms Mamaroo Newborn Insert will provide extra comfort and support. Lead-free, it measures 8.1″ x 7.3″ x 3.5″, and it weighs 8.8 ounces.
4Moms Mamaroo Baby Swing Overview
A unique feature of the 4Moms Mamaroo Baby Swing is its ability to replicate the bouncing and swaying a baby experiences when being rocked in his or her mom or dad’s arms. The manufacturer developed this feature through the use of sensor vests worn by parents. The movements are so realistic and effective at calming fussy babies, that the swing is used in over 300 American hospitals.
Compatible with Bluetooth technology, the swing’s motion and sounds can be activated or changed via a smart device. You can also hook up an MP3 player, and there’s a spot to place this or an iPod or similar music player.
To change the incline of the seat, push up the locking latch on the base then manually lift or lower it along the curved support bar. To alter the speed, press the up or down arrow, then hit the start button.
The mobile comprises three padded, reversible balls. One side is black and white to suit newborns. The other side features bright hues for older babies who see in color.
Easy to clean and simple to operate, the Mamaroo 4Moms Baby Swing is one of the most convenient to use products of its type that you will find.
The next part of this Mamaroo Baby Swing review covers its pros, followed by its cons.
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4Moms Mamaroo Baby Swing Pros
- Sturdy and durable
The Mamaroo Swing is robust and stable, so you need not fear it will tip over. The seat’s fabric is very durable.
User-friendly, just press a button on the 4.5″ backlit LCD to change the sound and movement, then push the Play button to activate it. The controls are within easy reach on the front of the base.
- Blue-tooth enabled
If desired, the swing’s movement, speed, sound, and volume can be activated or changed through a smartphone, or similar device.
- Adjustable incline
The seat’s back locks into any position between almost flat and upright.
- 5 slow and soothing motions and speeds
Five relaxing motion patterns include Car Ride, Kangaroo, Rock-a-Bye, Tree Swing, and Ocean Wave.
- 4 built-in nature sounds
Four relaxing nature sounds include Fan, Rain, Ocean, and Heartbeat.
- Easy to clean
The swing wipes clean with a damp cloth. Its seat cover and the toys can be removed and machine washed.
- Easy to assemble
Assembling the swing takes around 5 minutes at the most. Just connect the base and swingarm, and zip on the seat’s cover. Written and visual assembly instructions are included.
- No batteries required
The Mamaroo Baby Swing plugs into an electrical outlet. You will never have to worry about a flat battery, nor the expense of buying replacements.
This model comes with a 1-year warranty
4Moms Mamaroo Baby Swing Cons
- Slow speed
Even when used at the highest speed, the 4Moms Mamaroo Baby Swing moves more slowly than most other baby swings.
- No vibration
The car ride motion does not replicate the vibration of a real car ride.
- Plug-in limitation
While it’s great not having to buy batteries, to use the swing you will need access to a power outlet.
This high-end baby swing is a little on the expensive side, particularly if you also need to buy the infant insert.
4Moms Mamaroo Baby Swing Summary
The 4Moms Mamaroo Baby Swing is ideal for babies who won’t settle down unless you are holding them. It is also very useful for those times when you could do with an extra set of hands. While solid, it is compact and light enough for you to move it into the bathroom while you shower, or the kitchen while you cook dinner.
Coming with adjustable incline, variable motions and speed, and multiple relaxing sounds, this easy-clean baby swing can be assembled in a jiffy. It is blue-tooth enabled, and it doesn’t require batteries as it can be plugged into a power outlet. It’s not the cheapest baby swing available, but it is definitely among the best.
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