Top 10 Best Selling Bassinets

There seems to be some debate as to whether or not a bassinet is a necessity. After all, babies grow at an alarming rate and often outgrow a bassinet after 4 months. Bassinets do offer a few advantages. My son would not sleep in his crib for anything when he was a newborn. Newborns like the secure feeling of closeness that a bassinet can offer. Likewise, they’re convenient for co-sleeping as you can easily put it right beside the bed for easy night time feedings. Here are some of the top best selling bassinets that also meet the American Academy of Pediatrics‘ recommendations for safety.

While bassinets offer much convenience, they can carry some concerns. These best selling bassinets carry the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association certification for safety.

Best Bassinets and Co-Sleepers

Delta Children Products Sweet Beginnings BassinetDelta Children Products
If you’re looking for something simple and inexpensive then this is a really great choice. The Sweet Beginnings bassinet is lightweight and easy to move around with locking casters. It features calming music, vibrations, and a night light to peek in on your little one as they sleep. There’s a storage basket underneath for holding extras like blankets and other essentials. It comes in a nice elegant neutral design as well as two other design choices.

Kolcraft Cuddle ‘N Care 2-in-1 Bassinet and Incline SleeperKolcraft 2-in-1 bassinet
This 2-in-1 bassinet is a great crib alternative for babies with acid reflux, congestion, or just sleep better in an inclined position. It features an inclined surface that can be removed to allow baby to sleep inclined or lay flat in the traditional bassinet mode. It has wheels for easy transporting from room-to-room or leave it stationary as a rocking bassinet. Additional features include vibrations, music and nature sounds and a convenient storage basket underneath.

Carry Me Near Sleep System by First Years/TOMY InternationalFirst Years 5-in-1 bassinet
Here’s a 5-in-1 bassinet system that offers the ultimate in versatility. It’s a portable napper, a play seat, a changer, and a bassinet that rocks! It has a handle that allows you to transport your baby from room-to-room with built-in night light, gentle sounds and vibrations on it. The bassinet attaches securely to the base for safety and has 6 adjustable height positions to keep baby safely nearby the bedside. The base of the bassinet converts easily to a changing table for quick changes with storage underneath for diapering accessories.

Arm’s Reach Mini Convertible Co-SleeperArm's reach bassinet
This bedside bassinet offers a safer alternative for co-sleeping to keep baby close by within arm’s reach in their own space. It has various stages to convert from bassinet to a compact play yard as baby grows. It can attach securely to the bed using the included straps which connect to the bassinet and go between the mattress and box spring of your bed or use it as a free standing bassinet. The bassinet is suitable for use in infants under 5 months in age and can be conveniently folded up for travel.

HALO Bassinet Swivel SleeperHalo
This unique bedside sleeper gets a big high five for functionality. The bassinet can rotate and swivel 360 degrees and adjusts to most beds to keep your baby close by. It’s suitable for nursing moms to make night time feedings convenient with baby in arm’s reach in addition to a built-in nursing timer. It also comes equipped with many nice features like a night light, soothing sounds and lullabies, vibrations, and a 30-minute auto shut off.

There is a bassinet that meets nearly any lifestyle. Whether you’re cramped for space, looking for a calming place to lay your fussy baby, or need something that is just plain practical and functional, you have your pick of them. Not all bassinets are created equal and they aren’t as strictly regulated as cribs are so always check the safety rating of a model before buying. Keep in mind that a bassinet is only meant to be used during baby’s first few months. Once your little one begins rolling and over and pushing up on hands and knees it’s time to switch over to a crib.

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