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Graco DreamGlider Gliding Swing and Sleeper

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Two swings in one. The Graco DreamGlider is both a swing and sleeper. You will need to dig into the tools drawer to be able to disassemble it. Of course, you will have only a flat screwdriver but need a Phillips head. Murphy will prevail.

This is when portable swing shines. They are meant for busy on the go parents. Portable swings let you enjoy that family picnic or a surprise visit to a friend or relative.

The take-along is one of the best portable swings we have reviewed. It gets great reviews from buyers at Amazon and other review sites. It features the ability to be an overnight sleeper and a swing. Most swings do not go perfectly flat and are not rated for sleeping. This is important for safety reasons.

Pediatricians warn against using swings not rated for sleeping due to the risk of positional asphyxia. This is when the baby’s head shifts forward and rests on their chest. This can in some circumstances restrict the flow of oxygen and suffocating them. It is certainly a rare issue but why take the risk. You can see more information about swing technology in our comprehensive baby swing section.

Features

SMART SWING TECHNOLOGY

The Smart Swing Technology works by automating the entire swinging process. As soon as you place the child on the take-along, the seat detects the weight change and automatically begins the swinging motion. The speed is predetermined but you can adjust to suit the baby’s needs. There are six different speed settings to choose from. The smart swing technology also allows automatically stops the swinging motion at preset times. This feature comes in handy during the baby’s nap time when you don’t want them woken up by the swinging motion after they drift off. It also creates a great baby swing for a sleeping child.

Maintenance

  • FROM TIME TO TIME CHECK YOUR SWING for loose screws, worn parts, torn material or stitching. Replace or repair the parts as needed. Use only Graco replacement parts.
  • TO CLEAN SEAT, wipe clean with damp cloth.
  • TO CLEAN HARNESS COVER AND SEAT PAD: (if so equipped) Refer to your care tag on your seat pad for washing instructions. NO BLEACH.
  • TO CLEAN FRAME, use only household soap and warm water. NO BLEACH OR DETERGENT.

Consumer Reviews

4.1 — Amazon (149 reviews)

3.2 — Graco Website (120 reviews)

Options

Few options

Specifications

graco dreamglider

Graco Dreamglider

Baby Age & Weight

Infants

From 5.5-30 lbs

Power

Comes with both AC power cord and runs on optional D- sized batteries (not included)

Manuals

Warranty

Graco offers a one-year limited warranty, from the date of initial purchase (sales receipt is required for proof of purchase)

Graco DreamGlider Sleeper and Swing

Strength

  • Both swing and bassinet

  • Motion and vibration

  • Six speeds and 2 vibration settings

  • AC or battery powered

Weakness

  • Can be noisy at high speed

  • Does not fold flat Expensive

Recommendation - Great Baby Swing for Sleeping

The Graco DreamGlider is a unique product. Going from a sleep rated basinet to a swing is a great feature. If you have a baby that has trouble getting to sleep at night this may be just the product for you. You can find more information and reviews of the Graco DreamGlider at Amazon.