Deciding what to buy for your nursery can quickly get overwhelming. But one of the most important decisions you’ll make about nursery furniture is choosing where your baby will sleep. Newborns sleep a lot, so your baby will be spending a lot of time in their sleeping space. Also, keeping your baby safe while they're sleeping is an important consideration with a newborn. A bassinet is a good choice if you are still looking for that perfect crib to get later on.
Small, cozy, and portable, a bassinet might seem like the perfect place to put your new baby. As cute and convenient as it might seem, your bassinet won't get that much use, since babies outgrow them by about four months of age. A bassinet is a compact baby bed with a frame made of wood, wicker, metal, or plastic tubing. It's usually covered, at least inside, with fabric, and many come with wheels, making it easy to move them from room to room. So, if you are looking for a good bassinet, here are some available today.
The Cuddle 'N Care 2 in 1 Bassinet and Incline Sleeper is the only traditional bassinet that offers an option to help babies sleep when they suffer from colic or congestion. Inclined surface allows babies sleep on an incline, to help give both mom and baby a peaceful night's sleep. Easily remove incline sleeper attachment for use as a traditional bassinet. Light Vibes electronic unit with classical music, nature sounds, variable vibrations, and soft-glow check light. Locking wheels for room to room mobility and conveniently converts to a rocking bassinet. The mattress comes with a washable fitted sheet. Overall, it very easy to setup, easy to adjust from rollers to the rocker for the bottom and comes in cute colors.
The Fisher-Price Deluxe Rock 'n Play Portable Bassinet is a standard product that has a few extra features that, while they do not enhance the quality of the product, may enhance its versatility and comfort for your baby. Wonderful sleep spot for newborns with a gentle rocking action features a flat or elevated sleeping surface. Simple push from mom rocks the hammock gently. The frame easily folds for storage and includes a soft owl rattle. It also features a flat, elevated sleeping surface. This bassinet scored higher than average for ease of use because it seemed to include all of the basic features that make a product like this convenient to have in the first place. It is lightweight, portable, and it rocks.
Providing a sense of security while also delivering on style, Delta Children's sweet beginnings bassinet features a lovely nature inspired print. Also boasts an electronic music module with a nightlight which helps calm fussy babies. It is designed for infants up to 15 pounds, adjustable and removable canopy with calming nightlight and soothing music. Comfortable sleeping area with a fitted sheet, steel frame, and polyester fiber pad, fabric is machine washable, convenient, lightweight frame with locking casters for easy room to room mobility. Good product for the price. Not too bad to put together though the directions are not very specific.
Dream Suite is a reversible bassinet and changer, all-in-one. Now parents can have a dedicated sleep and change space for baby conveniently located in their room. The large storage basket keeps baby's essentials close by and the wheels make the bassinet easy to move to keep baby close by. The cozy bassinet soothes baby with 2-speed vibration, allows air flow and visibility with mesh sides, blocks light with the canopy and entertains with soft toys. The changer features easy to wipe clean fabric and can be used up to 30 lb. - Even after baby no longer sleeps in the bassinet. The product itself is great. The wheels roll well and also the lock works. Having a bassinet and changer all in one made all the difference. It is a solid and stylish product.
The Summer Infant Classic Comfort Wood Bassinet is an ideal place for your sleeping newborn. It can easily be wheeled into the parent's bedroom so baby can be by your side at night. The bassinet features a beautiful hard-wood design with espresso finish that complements any decor. It also features music, vibrations, a large storage basket for baby essentials, a removable mattress sheet and adjustable canopy. The Classic Comfort Wood Bassinet is a timeless addition to any home or nursery. It provides a safe, comfortable place for your baby to sleep during their first few months home.
The Co-Sleeper Mini Arc bassinet is a unique creation that allows you and your baby to sleep comfortably next to each other from the moment your baby arrives. This bassinet enables you to reach over and draw your baby close for comforting and bonding. A safer alternative to bed sharing attaches to the parental bed. It provides a cozy environment for easy night time nursing and comfort. Four breathable mesh sides and wheels on one end for easy movement. It is ideal for mothers that are recovering from C-section operation. This product comes with one sheet. You do not need a mattress the pad is very firm and perfect for an infant.
The HALO Bassinest Swivel Sleeper is the only bassinet that rotates 360 degrees for the ultimate in convenience and safety. Now your little one can sleep as close as you like, while still safely in his own separate sleep area. Sturdy, stable 4-point base adjusts to fit most beds from 22" to 34" tall. Base easily tucks under the bed and requires only 32-inch clearance from the wall, making it ideal for small spaces. It includes a nightlight, three soothing sounds, three lullabies, nursing timer and two levels of vibration, all with 30-minute auto shutoff. Also includes 100% polyester coordinating fitted sheet. Made from polyester that wipes clean with a damp cloth and sheet is machine washable. There are two storage pockets to keep baby's essentials close by. This is by far the best value bassinet you can get today.