These chairs have wide arm rests. It is the distinctive feature that makes them very convenient to use. You don’t need tables to accompany these chairs. You can put whatever plate of snacks or glass of beverages you have in their wide arm surfaces.
Many new moms favor this type of chair over the much newer glider style chairs. It could be because it reminds them of their mom or grandma comforting them when they were young or maybe they prefer them just because of their classic good looks. Oak indoor rocking chairs also have the benefit of easy clean up which is critical in a nursery.