Is a travel cot suitable for everyday use?

Travel cots are not recommended for extended use because the mattresses are 8 cm deep. This means that the baby can climb or fall out of bed. However, if you get a thicker mattress, your baby won't be able to come out or fall. Many mothers find travel cots ideal for both play and nap time.

They can function as a safe play space for your baby wherever you are. Equipped with your child's favorite toys, the crib is a perfect place to keep them safe and happy during the day, too. Most standard travel cots can be used with a newborn baby and are even more comfortable if the crib is supplied with a carrycot. This allows the mattress to be hung in the crib at waist height, rather than sitting on the base of the crib.

A carrycot is suitable from birth to around 3 months. Travel cribs are portable and safe places for babies and toddlers to sleep when they are away from home. They are lightweight, have foldable sides and fold into a portable format with a carrying handle, making them ideal for holidays, breaks and overnight stays. Yes, it's okay for your child to take a nap in a travel crib.

If your chosen portable crib is approved for a night's sleep, it's also perfectly safe for taking naps. At an incredibly reasonable price of RRP £90.00, the Joie Commuter Change travel cot is a popular choice with parents. Being able to move your travel cot easily is a real advantage, especially if you're sharing a hotel room or if you need extra space during the day. At 7 kg, the Micralite Sleep %26 Go is a lightweight travel cot that is easy to move, although the high price is a factor to consider if you only need a travel cot for a single occasion.

As a nursing mother, you'll want your baby to sleep well, whether you're at home or traveling. Plus, the more often you travel, the easier it will be for you to get your money's worth with a more expensive travel cot. Don't forget to remove all bedding, toys, pillows and crib protectors from your travel crib when you put your baby to nap or sleep. Micralite Sleep %26 Go is a multifunctional travel crib option that can be used as a newborn crib (though the slanted design means it doesn't fit comfortably at the head of the bed), infant crib and playpen.

At an economical price, this travel cot is not only affordable but also very light, comfortable and easy to carry. Not only does a travel crib act as an ideal place for your baby to nap on the go, but it can also be used as a playground. However, if you're carrying luggage on public transport or at airports, a portable travel cot might be more beneficial. With a good amount of space, the travel cot can also be used as a playground and offers a comfortable night's sleep for babies and toddlers.

The Airpod travel cot is suitable from birth, but it doesn't come with a bassinet, something you might prefer for a newborn. You can ensure that your little Bubba will always have a safe, warm and comfortable sleeping environment with this travel cot.

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