Baby Bouncers: Can I use a bouncer for a newborn?

What is a baby bouncer?

A baby bouncer is a seat designed to bounce or rock a baby using their own body weight.

Is bouncer safe for newborn?

No, bouncers are not safe for newborns. According to, bouncers are appropriate for babies aged 3 months to 18 months...

How long can a newborn be in a bouncer?

The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends that young children not sit in the same position for more than one hour.

Can bouncer cause shaken baby syndrome?

No, shaken baby syndrome does not occur from gentle bouncing, swinging or rocking.

Are baby bouncers bad for development?

Many parents use bouncers as a way to let baby entertain themselves and have a short break to go to the washroom...

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