*The product for this review was provided by Oribel. All opinions are my own and were not influenced in any way.
Every single day my family eats. And eats. And eats. I dare to say that there is almost constant eating going on in our household. Considering how much time my family spends eating it only makes sense that I give my mealtime and snack time routines some special consideration and attention.
As a busy mom of small children, sometimes I get burnt out on all the food prep and clean up, but despite my feelings on it, I really do want mealtimes together as a family to be enjoyable and meaningful. Sometimes that can be challenging with babies and toddlers. I’ve found that having cute, functional and quality items can help make mealtimes more fun for everyone!
New to North America, Oribel is the perfect balance between smart design and striking looks, befitting the busy lives of parents. Their products are safe, multi-functional and stunningly beautiful. I have reviewed Oribel products in the past and loved them so I was excited to be given the opportunity to try out their latest release!
Inspired by the butterfly, the Oribel Cocoon-The Complete High Chair transforms from a comfortable recliner to an early feeding chair. It’s a baby recliner, an infant feeding chair and a complete high chair for children 6 months up till 3 years of age. Having products that serve multiple purposes is great because it helps cut back on the amount of baby gear you need to purchase and store in your home. The Cocoon comes in colors Plum, Orange, Almond and Slate.
When the Cocoon arrived on my doorstep my kids and I were instantly excited! Oribel is a company that gives attention to detail, all the way down to the packaging.
The outside box was white, bright and clean looking. The outer box was made from thick cardboard which meant that there were no dents and nothing was damaged. When we opened it up the box was neatly packaged with each piece individually wrapped in plastic to prevent shipping damage.
When I pulled out the instructions I found a very cute, colorful alphabet poster for kids on the back side. Are you convinced by now about Oribel’s insane attention to detail!? So while I unwrapped the pieces and began assembling the Cocoon my kids had fun learning about letters and fun fruits and veggies on the poster.
Assembling the Cocoon was extremely simple (not exaggerating!) I believe it took me five minutes and I wasn’t in a rush.
Once it was assembled I had to just take a step back and look at it. This seat is like a work of art. So beautiful! Then it was time to really test it by trying it out at mealtime with my almost 2 year old, Cora.
The easy-feed-features include a food and cup holder side arm that allows unobstructed access to baby. The cup holder is also a bottle holder. The small tray attaches to either the left or the right side of the high chair. Left-handed parents rejoice!
The five point harness keeps your child safe and secure.
Here’s a short video showing how the top tray can be removed for easy cleaning…
The Cocoon folds up for storage and easily unfolds with the squeeze of a button.
There are six adjustable heights and three recline positions to use during mealtime. This allows your child to sit with the family at the proper height.
My only wish for this product was that the seat tipped forward a little more so that my child could sit straight up when eating. The angle is perfect for babies or toddlers, but it seemed like my almost two year old would have liked to sit slightly more upright when we put the Cocoon up to the table. She was able to sit upright without the straps on, but my little crazy girl still needs the straps since she is a master escape artist.
I really like that Oribel made the tray magnetic so it could stowed in a designated spot on the chair legs.
Since my kids are older most of my pictures were using the Cocoon during mealtimes, but for infants, the Cocoon works as a cozy recliner so the youngest member of the family can be near the action. If the family is eating dinner or watching TV, baby can be nearby at the right height to watch and learn.
The Oribel Cocoon really is the complete high chair. Oribel has thought of some really innovative features that help mealtimes and clean up go smoothly. This is something that I, and every other parent, can really appreciate!