Baby Bassinet Reviews
For the first few months of their baby’s life, many parents choose to have their baby sleep in a bassinet for convenience, forgoing the traditional crib until baby is bigger. Bassinets are smaller, which helps the baby feel more comfortable, as well as allowing the parents the option of putting baby to sleep in whichever room they like. That way, baby can sleep comfortably near mom and dad whether they are cooking, cleaning the living room, or even trying to sleep themselves. Here are the top five bassinets to choose from:
|The First Years 5 in 1 Sleep System||Arms Reach Co-Sleeper Convertible Bassinet||Fisher-Price Zen Gliding Bassinet||Graco Travel Lite Crib With Stages||Contours Classique 3 in 1 Bassinet|
|Cost||Approx $175||Approx $140||Approx $270||Approx $97||Approx $190|
|Mattress||Mattress pad with washable fitted sheet||Quilted mattress pad with fitted sheet||Waterproof pad with washable cover||Quilted mattress pad||Thick vinyl mattress with washable terry cloth fitted sheet|
|Portability||Bassinet detaches from base and can be used as bedside sleeper||Folds compactly with carry bag.|
Also fits easily into the overhead luggage compartment of most commercial airplanes.
|No designed for portability||Folds compactly||Bassinet detaches from base for easy portability|
|Dimensions||32.5 x 29.0 x 51.0 inches||34 x 20 x 31 inches||41.5 x 23.5 x 58 inches||23.2 x 33.5 x 32.2 inches||30 x 15 x 31 inches|
|Bassinet Weight||28.2 pounds||26.9 pounds||30 pounds||19.1 pounds||35.8 pounds|
|Wheels / Casters||Lockable||Casters on one side||Lockable casters on one side||None||Lockable|
|Baby Limits||Up to 17.5 pounds||26 Pounds||Up to 25 pounds||5-35 pounds||Up to 15 pounds|
|Extra Features||5 peaceful audio selections, vibrations and night light. |
Converts to bed side sleeper and attaches to bed.
|Portable playard, Co-Sleeper and free standing Bassinet.|
Attaches securely to the adult bed under the top mattress.
|Sheer canopy. Variable speed control knob for gliding. Under tray to store items. 16 songs, nature sounds or simulated womb sounds.||Canopy with soft toys. 20% smaller than traditional play yard.||Storable change table the attaches on top of the bassinet. Organizer and diaper stacker.|