Baby Swing Buying Guide

Did you Know


  • The earliest baby swings were nothing more than suspended seats with levers on the side, with no way to regulate the motion or ensure the child's safety.
  • Till the 70s, swings were made of steel. However, they used to cause a large number of playground accidents. Around 1980, the Federal Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), USA, brought in regulations to replace the hard and potentially harmful materials, such as steel, with wood or plastic in children's play accessories. It is sad to note though that many playgrounds in India still continue to have steel swings.
  • Harold Kosoff, an inventor who developed a new model of internal combustion engine, is the creator of the battery-operated electric baby swings. He devised this contraption to keep his son entertained while he worked on his inventions from home2.
  • Swinging sideways was introduced in baby swing designs after a five-year-old boy invented it. The boy's father, to showcase his son's invention, patented the same3.

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