The Rockabye Glider Round Back GliderSold online at Amazon, Newco International makes upholstered gliders at discount prices You’ll find options in chenille, velvet and microfiber fabrics. Their Rockabye Glider in microfiber, runs $445 from Amazon.com.

Feedback on Newco has been mixed. While a good number of reviews are positive and say the chair is a great value, more than a few parents complained of quality issues (freight damage, bases that broke after three months of use, etc). One reader told us she was a bit surprised at how short the back of the chair was (and she wasn’t particularly tall). Another said her Newco glider broke after less than a year. We also saw quite a few complaints about gliders that became noisy/squeaky after only a short time of use.

As a result of these durability and quality questions, we have lowered Newco’s rating this year.  Rating: C