Baby Bassinets are convenient for bringing home a new infant. They provide a cozy space for a newborn to sleep and allow parents to keep close watch. They come in many styles, colors, and materials. The model you choose is completely based on personal preference. You may also want to consider models based on features and your lifestyle. Many are designed to be portable, so they can be taken on a trip to grandma’s or a mini vacation.
Below is a review of the top five bassinet models:
#5: Contours Classique 3-in-1 Wood Bassinet
This three in one Bassinet comes with a wood frame in a dark cherry finish. It comes with a removable Moses basket in beige and a changing table that stores under the mattress when not in use. The changing table attaches to the top of the bed when needed. A hanging storage pouch and diaper organizer attaches to the end. The interior of the sleeping area is quilted and padded, with mesh screen windows on the sides to improve air flow. The Contours Classique 3-in-1 Wood Bassinet is priced under $150.
#4: Arm’s Reach Concepts Mini Arc Co-Sleeper Bassinet, Natural
The Arm’s Reach Concepts Mini Arc Co-Sleeper Bassinet, Natural is made of a beige polyethylene and comes with matching padding and mesh sides. If features casters on one end, a lower storage shelf, and storage pouches. This model is designed to attach to the parents’ bed, for a cozy and secure sleeping environment, without the safety risks. It is ideal for night time feedings and for day time naps. It can be used for the first five months or when the infant begins to push up on hands and knees. The item is priced at around $140.
#3: Arm’s Reach Concepts Mini Convertible Arc Co-Sleeper Bedside Bassinet, Cocoa/Natural
Like the beige model, the Arm’s Reach Concepts Mini Convertible Arc Co-Sleeper Bedside Bassinet, Cocoa/Natural is designed for sleeping next to parents. It also comes withe mesh sides and beige quilted bumpers, with cocoa trim to match the frame. It comes with wheels on one end for easy transport. This is a portable model and is smaller in size, for apartments and smaller bedrooms. It comes with a convenient travel bag. Leg extensions are sold separately, to be used with higher parent beds. The price for this product is around $140.
#2: Kolcraft Cuddle ‘N Care 2-in-1 Bassinet and Incline Sleeper, Emerson
This infant Bassinet comes with an incline sleeper, which is often more comfortable for newborns. The frame of the bed itself is made of tubular plastic and comes with four locking wheels. It features a removable hood and satin ribbon trim around the base and hood. The frame is covered with attractive white eyelet. An additional feature of the Kolcraft Cuddle ‘N Care 2-in-1 Bassinet and Incline Sleeper, Emerson is the music box and glow light, that plays classical tunes and nature sounds. The product is priced under $110.
#1: BRICA Fold N’ Go Travel Bassinet
The BRICA Fold N’ Go Travel Bassinet is completely portable. It features a dark gray locking frame made of tubular plastic, covered by coordinating mesh. It comes with a firm mattress and fitted sheet in light yellow polka dots. The product will fold for travel, with a single release button. It uses a four point locking mechanism, which makes a sound to let users know it has locked into place. The price for this item is just over $30.