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Graco Glider LX Gliding Swing

LOVE: 80 NEUTRAL: 36
REGRET: 14 WANT: 62

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what parents are saying

LOVE: 80 NEUTRAL: 36
REGRET: 14 WANT: 62
  • My mother bought this when I had my first kid. I loved it so much I bought one for my second! I love the lower profile and the simple gliding. Apr 25, 2020

  • My daughter didn’t sleep any longer in this. Made a clicking noise and even first setting seemed really fast. Apr 20, 2020

  • Gentle rocking, only have used speed 1 of 6. In my opinion I wouldn’t want it to go faster than that. My son likes the swing, but it does take up a lot of space. I would have preferred a smaller one. Mar 19, 2020

  • My colicky LO hates to be put down unless it's in this swing! Only chance I get during the day to have both arms free. Mar 11, 2020

  • Didn’t work for us also it made a clicking noise when it swung that was annoying Mar 04, 2020

  • My daughter lived in hers! This was an essential for her colicky days Feb 03, 2020

  • Opted for this swing instead of a different one above because of the smaller footprint. Didn’t work for us. I needed the side to side motion, not just the forward and back. Feb 02, 2020

    • Haley C.
    • United States of America

    My son’s daycare has this and he LOVES it. The speed and sound options are perfect! Jan 12, 2020

    • Brin S.
    • Baltimore, Maryland

    We got lucky as I know some parents try multiple swings and gliders. Our baby loved this motion. The vibration is a great add on to help smooth baby to sleep. Bouncer can detach and move around. Jan 05, 2020

  • My son loves the motion while sleeping and the little bears catch his attention when he's awake. I've only used it for 3 months though, and it's suddenly making a clicking noise with each movement Jan 02, 2020

  • The only thing our baby falls asleep and stays asleep in! Gliding and vibration is soothing for him. The canopy is useless and falls off all the time. The harness is not padded and gets in the way. Dec 03, 2019

  • This glider is amazing! It rarely fails to calm my girl. It can run on batteries or plug in. 6 speeds, plus vibrate and sound modes give us options to find what works. Plus it takes up less space! Nov 21, 2019

  • We love this swing. The multiple speeds and sounds come in handy for naps. I love that it plugs in so I'm not going through batteries. The vibration feature comes in two variations. Nov 12, 2019

  • Both of my children seem to enjoy this swing, but I would not say it instantly calms them if they are already upset. If they are put in happy, they stay happy until hungry. Nov 06, 2019

  • This glider was and it's still such a helper! My newborn suffered from a bit of colic @ first and this glider was handy for her naps when the crib would not let her sleep. Sounds and gliding are great Oct 30, 2019

  • My baby loves this! She falls asleep almost every single time I put her in this. But she’s now 3 months old and hardly fits it in it. I recommend rebuying. Sep 16, 2019

  • Second baby didn’t love this but I’m Not sure I gave it enough of a try. It is very safe and has a lot of positive things. I am going to try it again with my third. Sep 16, 2019

  • This was the only way our daughter would sleep from 3-6 months. Literal life saver when you are a sleep deprived mama. Sep 09, 2019

    • Sue W.
    • Langhorne, Pennsylvania

    Both kids loved this as newborns! I couldn’t imagine the first year without this. It helped with fussiness and gave me much needed breaks! Lasted thru two kids and still works! Sep 04, 2019

  • The greatest thing about this swing is that it doesn't take up much space! Jul 11, 2019

  • I love that it goes up to 30 pounds (other swings are 25 pounds). I also really love that it goes from a sitting position to a bassinet with a one-handed lever. This is a MUST for reflux babies!! Jun 21, 2019

    • Dena M.
    • Claresholm , Canada

    This was an awesome swing, highly recommend it! Apr 28, 2019

  • Loved how fast my son fell asleep but, it is too small. He out grew it by the time he was 4 months Mar 10, 2019

  • When my son was young 1-4 months, sometimes the only way we could get him to nap was in this swing! He loved it and would be asleep within 2 minutes. Feb 28, 2019

    • Kim G.
    • Peoria , Illinois

    Best swing of all time! My oldest loves this swing and now my twins do! The glider is a smooth motion! I love the different speeds and that it can be plugged in! Feb 24, 2019

  • Both of my babies love this...I feel like it has lots of options/functions for a growing baby. Feb 22, 2019

    • Devon F.
    • Sellersville, Pennsylvania

    My son never loved this swing and the swing would turn of randomly. Feb 20, 2019

  • Great glider! Love that the seat can come out! The vibrations are super helpful as well! Music is a bit corny but we love it otherwise! Jan 24, 2019

  • This gliding swing is so quiet and smooth. The sounds are also nice, she likes the white noise. Also it makes a soft rhythmic sound when it is running as apposed to the click click noise of swings. Jan 16, 2019

  • Clicks non stop irritating mom and baby Nov 02, 2018

  • This is very comfortable for my baby. It is rather bulky though and takes up a lot of space. I also don't like how it operates on batteries. Sep 20, 2018

  • It is nice when baby is fussy and won't sleep. Only downfall is that it doesn't let you turn it to rock the other way (side to side) Sep 07, 2018

  • We liked this swing but it is big and bulky. Aug 26, 2018

    • Sara L.
    • Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois

    Little one takes naps in this glider! I wish it reclined a little more though so he can be almost flat. But he loves how it soothes him. Aug 16, 2018

    • Nicki O.
    • United States of America

    Unfortunately as much as I want to love this my LO HATES it. It's great that it lays flat and can incline and has music/noise but it makes a loud clicking noise when gliding. Ended up returning it. Aug 14, 2018

    • Bree T.
    • Santa Clara, California

    It does it's job. My baby loves the swing. I wished we had gotten the one that had multiple directions and had a detachable bouncer seat, but it was a gift. Jul 27, 2018

  • This was used for both my children. The same one! Durable, can be washed and a newborn necessity. Like the fact that it could plug in or battery operate. Jul 26, 2018

  • Had a similar Minnie Mouse glider for my daughter and I loved it so much I kept it for my future children. After 4 years and many uses it is still in great condition! Jul 19, 2018

  • This only lasted 2 days because the connection stopped working and we couldn't return. Jul 17, 2018

  • Didn't love or hate. It is bulkier than most wings and harder to store away even with it folded up. Rock and play is easier. Jul 09, 2018

  • Love this and was so sad when my son out grew it. I hated that the vibration feature ran off batteries and not the power cord. Jul 08, 2018

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  • My mother bought this when I had my first kid. I loved it so much I bought one for my second! I love the lower profile and the simple gliding. Apr 25, 2020

  • My daughter didn’t sleep any longer in this. Made a clicking noise and even first setting seemed really fast. Apr 20, 2020

  • Gentle rocking, only have used speed 1 of 6. In my opinion I wouldn’t want it to go faster than that. My son likes the swing, but it does take up a lot of space. I would have preferred a smaller one. Mar 19, 2020

  • My colicky LO hates to be put down unless it's in this swing! Only chance I get during the day to have both arms free. Mar 11, 2020

  • Didn’t work for us also it made a clicking noise when it swung that was annoying Mar 04, 2020

  • My daughter lived in hers! This was an essential for her colicky days Feb 03, 2020

  • Opted for this swing instead of a different one above because of the smaller footprint. Didn’t work for us. I needed the side to side motion, not just the forward and back. Feb 02, 2020

    • Haley C.
    • United States of America

    My son’s daycare has this and he LOVES it. The speed and sound options are perfect! Jan 12, 2020

    • Brin S.
    • Baltimore, Maryland

    We got lucky as I know some parents try multiple swings and gliders. Our baby loved this motion. The vibration is a great add on to help smooth baby to sleep. Bouncer can detach and move around. Jan 05, 2020

  • My son loves the motion while sleeping and the little bears catch his attention when he's awake. I've only used it for 3 months though, and it's suddenly making a clicking noise with each movement Jan 02, 2020

  • The only thing our baby falls asleep and stays asleep in! Gliding and vibration is soothing for him. The canopy is useless and falls off all the time. The harness is not padded and gets in the way. Dec 03, 2019

  • This glider is amazing! It rarely fails to calm my girl. It can run on batteries or plug in. 6 speeds, plus vibrate and sound modes give us options to find what works. Plus it takes up less space! Nov 21, 2019

  • We love this swing. The multiple speeds and sounds come in handy for naps. I love that it plugs in so I'm not going through batteries. The vibration feature comes in two variations. Nov 12, 2019

  • Both of my children seem to enjoy this swing, but I would not say it instantly calms them if they are already upset. If they are put in happy, they stay happy until hungry. Nov 06, 2019

  • This glider was and it's still such a helper! My newborn suffered from a bit of colic @ first and this glider was handy for her naps when the crib would not let her sleep. Sounds and gliding are great Oct 30, 2019

  • My baby loves this! She falls asleep almost every single time I put her in this. But she’s now 3 months old and hardly fits it in it. I recommend rebuying. Sep 16, 2019

  • Second baby didn’t love this but I’m Not sure I gave it enough of a try. It is very safe and has a lot of positive things. I am going to try it again with my third. Sep 16, 2019

  • This was the only way our daughter would sleep from 3-6 months. Literal life saver when you are a sleep deprived mama. Sep 09, 2019

    • Sue W.
    • Langhorne, Pennsylvania

    Both kids loved this as newborns! I couldn’t imagine the first year without this. It helped with fussiness and gave me much needed breaks! Lasted thru two kids and still works! Sep 04, 2019

  • The greatest thing about this swing is that it doesn't take up much space! Jul 11, 2019

  • I love that it goes up to 30 pounds (other swings are 25 pounds). I also really love that it goes from a sitting position to a bassinet with a one-handed lever. This is a MUST for reflux babies!! Jun 21, 2019

    • Dena M.
    • Claresholm , Canada

    This was an awesome swing, highly recommend it! Apr 28, 2019

  • Loved how fast my son fell asleep but, it is too small. He out grew it by the time he was 4 months Mar 10, 2019

  • When my son was young 1-4 months, sometimes the only way we could get him to nap was in this swing! He loved it and would be asleep within 2 minutes. Feb 28, 2019

    • Kim G.
    • Peoria , Illinois

    Best swing of all time! My oldest loves this swing and now my twins do! The glider is a smooth motion! I love the different speeds and that it can be plugged in! Feb 24, 2019

  • Both of my babies love this...I feel like it has lots of options/functions for a growing baby. Feb 22, 2019

    • Devon F.
    • Sellersville, Pennsylvania

    My son never loved this swing and the swing would turn of randomly. Feb 20, 2019

  • Great glider! Love that the seat can come out! The vibrations are super helpful as well! Music is a bit corny but we love it otherwise! Jan 24, 2019

  • This gliding swing is so quiet and smooth. The sounds are also nice, she likes the white noise. Also it makes a soft rhythmic sound when it is running as apposed to the click click noise of swings. Jan 16, 2019

  • Clicks non stop irritating mom and baby Nov 02, 2018

  • This is very comfortable for my baby. It is rather bulky though and takes up a lot of space. I also don't like how it operates on batteries. Sep 20, 2018

  • It is nice when baby is fussy and won't sleep. Only downfall is that it doesn't let you turn it to rock the other way (side to side) Sep 07, 2018

  • We liked this swing but it is big and bulky. Aug 26, 2018

    • Sara L.
    • Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois

    Little one takes naps in this glider! I wish it reclined a little more though so he can be almost flat. But he loves how it soothes him. Aug 16, 2018

    • Nicki O.
    • United States of America

    Unfortunately as much as I want to love this my LO HATES it. It's great that it lays flat and can incline and has music/noise but it makes a loud clicking noise when gliding. Ended up returning it. Aug 14, 2018

    • Bree T.
    • Santa Clara, California

    It does it's job. My baby loves the swing. I wished we had gotten the one that had multiple directions and had a detachable bouncer seat, but it was a gift. Jul 27, 2018

  • This was used for both my children. The same one! Durable, can be washed and a newborn necessity. Like the fact that it could plug in or battery operate. Jul 26, 2018

  • Had a similar Minnie Mouse glider for my daughter and I loved it so much I kept it for my future children. After 4 years and many uses it is still in great condition! Jul 19, 2018

  • This only lasted 2 days because the connection stopped working and we couldn't return. Jul 17, 2018

  • Didn't love or hate. It is bulkier than most wings and harder to store away even with it folded up. Rock and play is easier. Jul 09, 2018

  • Love this and was so sad when my son out grew it. I hated that the vibration feature ran off batteries and not the power cord. Jul 08, 2018

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