Introducing Graco Gliders: Gliding is the New Swinging

Babies come in all shapes and sizes and with different preferences: some are soothed by the sound of running water, while others are mesmerized by the hum of a hairdryer. The one thing that’s nearly universal: babies love cuddling with their mommies and daddies, swaying gently back and forth in a nursery glider chair. For those moments when you can’t hold your little one, Graco wanted to make sure you can still soothe baby with that familiar motion. We invented the first baby swing (in 1955: the Swyngomatic®) and we’re so proud to reinvent it now, with a whole new line of swings: Gliders!

The new motion is terrific because your baby already loves it—it’s familiar since he “glides” with you in your nursery glider chair. There are three categories within this line, so it’s easy to find the glider that’s just right for your home and little one. Meet our Gliders!

Graco Glider™ LX: This ingenious new glider soothes your baby with the gliding motion he already knows and loves. It has an innovative frame design that uses 40% less space than other leading full-size swings, so it will easily fit into any room of your house. The roomy seat offers plush head and body support and three recline positions, so your baby is always comfy. Two vibration speed settings, six gliding speeds, 10 melodies and five nature sounds, a timer to save battery life and the option to plug in to power up.

Graco Glider™ Elite: This is the deluxe version of the glider, since the glider seat doubles as a removable bouncer—so you get two great, soothing motions to calm and entertain your little one. And, it uses 40% less space that other leading full-size swings. There are three recline positions and offers two vibration speeds, six swing speeds and 10 melodies and five nature sounds. It also features a cute canopy with soft toys and parents have the option to plug into the wall or use batteries. This year, it will be available in the darling Minnie’s Garden and Brompton fashions, exclusively at Babies “R” Us.

Graco Glider™ Petite / Glider™ Petite XL: This petite glider offers a lightweight, portable frame that makes it easy to soothe baby anywhere in the house—or even when you’re traveling. It has six gliding speeds, 10 melodies and five nature sounds, a timer to extend battery life, a five-point harness, an adorable toy bar and the LX version even offers the option to power up with a plug in.

No matter which Graco glider swing you choose, your baby is sure to love the familiar motion of gliding, and you’ll love knowing that, even when you can’t rock your little one yourself, he / she is enjoying the comforting, soothing motion. Happy gliding!

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388 Responses to “Introducing Graco Gliders: Gliding is the New Swinging”

  1. Katie April 25, 2013 at 9:24 pm #

    With this going to be our 3rd child, I would love to be able to fold laundry or actually get a warm bite of food. The Graco Glider looks like the perfect place for the baby to be comfortable.

  2. Amanda Cecil April 25, 2013 at 9:39 pm #

    Would love this glider for our new baby! Love Graco products!

  3. jessica snell April 25, 2013 at 9:52 pm #

    I would use this to sooth baby while tending to other two kids and to do housework.

  4. Janet Smith April 25, 2013 at 9:58 pm #

    Would love this for my new great grandaughter due in June.

  5. tomoko ross April 25, 2013 at 10:33 pm #

    Would love this for my baby boy due in June.

  6. Nicole Vosburgh April 25, 2013 at 11:09 pm #

    I would love to use this while getting housework done.

  7. brittany April 25, 2013 at 11:29 pm #

    Clean the house!!

  8. mindy t. April 25, 2013 at 11:33 pm #

    would love this for my new lil guy!

  9. Maria April 25, 2013 at 11:55 pm #

    I would love this swing for my baby boy due in May. I would be able to clean, cook, and study for nursing school!

  10. Nicole J April 26, 2013 at 12:13 am #

    I would use it while I homeschooled my older daughter, the swing was the place where she was happiest I’m thinking this baby will be the same! Love the size of this swing as well!

  11. steve weber April 26, 2013 at 12:31 am #

    oh my sister needs a new glider.

  12. stacy April 26, 2013 at 12:32 am #

    my second is due in may. i would use the time to spend more time with my 22 month old son

  13. rachel travis April 26, 2013 at 12:41 am #

    I would love this for my niece!

    rachelmarietravis at gmail dot com

  14. Alyssa H April 26, 2013 at 1:44 am #

    This is just ingenious. I would probably try to fold some laundry to catch up while my little one was in it. I might even try to snag a quick nap too!

  15. Sharol Turpin April 26, 2013 at 2:03 am #

    I wouldn’t get anything done…I would sit and stare in amazement at my little grandbaby while they were enjoying it.

  16. Rachel Scheid April 26, 2013 at 2:20 am #

    With this being our 4th child, I would love to be able to get homework done with the other kids, or myself, since I’m going back to school at nights for my RN. I also run a home daycare, so I would love to put my child in it to make sure that I took care of 1 of the other 14 children I have here everyday!

  17. Rachel G April 26, 2013 at 2:51 am #

    This would be fantastic for our new addition to the family :)

  18. Thabal April 26, 2013 at 2:52 am #

    Cooking and cleaning the house.

  19. karen s April 26, 2013 at 3:07 am #

    I would probably do something wild like give myself a manicure – if I remember how,

  20. Jenny wan April 26, 2013 at 3:34 am #

    Would be able to relax a bit from the stress

  21. Stephanie Jenkins April 26, 2013 at 4:31 am #

    My 7th child is due May 29, and with this glider…I could probably just about do anything! Just watching the demo makes me want to sleep let alone a baby! Just saw this the other day, and I soooooo want it!

  22. Tannis W April 26, 2013 at 5:05 am #

    While baby was soothed, I would either catch up on housework or sit down with a cup of tea!

  23. Rebecca Lesure April 26, 2013 at 6:52 am #

    Smile really big! :D would love this for our small townhome for our daughter-to-be due in July!

  24. Kendra Carter April 26, 2013 at 6:56 am #

    Wow I think I could finally get a NAP with this! Love it!

  25. Stephanie Cicero April 26, 2013 at 11:04 am #

    Would love this for our baby due in July! Would help me with housework and cooking!

  26. joanna garcia April 26, 2013 at 11:44 am #

    would love this!! great place for baby to sleep and entertain!

  27. Aisling Morrison April 26, 2013 at 12:54 pm #

    clean, sweep, wash, dry, fold, make, eat & hopefully nap………………oh to have two minutes to myself! :)

  28. Jenna April 26, 2013 at 1:10 pm #

    I would love to win this. It would be a great resting place for baby when I am reading books or helping by toddler.

  29. Christine April 26, 2013 at 3:07 pm #

    Really hoping to get one of these gliders to use for my little peanut who will be here in just a few weeks!!

  30. Aura April 26, 2013 at 4:23 pm #

    I would really like to say sleep but more like cooking and cleaning

  31. Reina Verdin April 26, 2013 at 11:56 pm #

    10 yrs ago with my 1st child our go to baby item was our Graco swing. It was the best!! When I found out I was expecting again. The first thing I went looking for to register was something similar to the swing I used. The new Graco Glider looks so convenient for house cleaning, cooking time and bottle washing time.

  32. Morgan April 28, 2013 at 3:59 am #

    With our first baby on the way, due this October, we’ve been looking at countless baby products trying to decide on what we should get, and after looking at these new gliders, this is definitely something we’ll have to get!

    I LOVE how little space they take up, in comparison to some other products! I would love to have one in our kitchen and/or office, so our new baby girl can comfortably rock while I get things done. Overall, this is such a wonderful product!

  33. Kevin April 28, 2013 at 4:03 am #

    My fiance and I would love to win this for our new little girl! Such a great, unique product that would be so useful to have in our home.

  34. Krystyn @ Really, Are You Serious? April 30, 2013 at 8:31 pm #

    I’d love to give this to my sister! She needs a swing for her new little one!

  35. Crystal H May 2, 2013 at 7:36 pm #

    My 3 month old would love this!

  36. katrina May 16, 2013 at 2:46 pm #

    it’s been 8 years since our last baby, and i could remember then not being able to take a hot shower, and even now today I still can’t get a hot shower to myself even locking the door doesn’t help he just sits at the door calling “MAMMA” and knocks until i open it. so taking a nice hot shower would me nice!!!!

  37. Ioana May 31, 2013 at 11:33 am #

    mmm, This is a very interested product. I will look for more reviews about it.

  38. Darlani Toa July 4, 2013 at 5:03 am #

    I have a swing already. but it doesn’t play music.:/ it would be nice to have the minnie swing. it’s pretty.