Along with safety, we looked at how easy the highchairs were to assemble, fold and unfold, and clean.
When it comes to buying a highchair safety is more important than style.
The most common form of injury involving highchairs is when a child falls out after trying to stand up in, climb in to or get out of the chair. Other injuries can occur from having fingers, toes or limbs pinched or crushed, or choking on small detachable parts.
That’s why we test highchairs against the Australian standard.
Our safety tests look at:
You also want one that’s easy to clean. So we dirty them up like a messy toddler would - with Weetbix and milk, spaghetti and tomato sauce and baby food.
What to consider when buying a highchair.Read the guide