Is DockATot Deluxe worth it?
The price tag might make you look twice, but if it’s the only sleep gimmick item you’ll need for the first eight months, then it’s worth it. It’s portable, washable and I’m recommending it to all my pregnant friends and friends with newborns.
What is the difference between DockATot and DockATot Deluxe?
The Deluxe+ dock is intended for babies approximately 0-8 months. The Grand dock is approximately 50% longer and wider than the Deluxe+ dock and is intended for tots approximately 9-36 months. Our experience is that parents seem to think their baby has outgrown the Deluxe size before baby is uncomfortable.
How long can baby use DockATot Deluxe?
Best described as a docking station for your baby, the DockaTot creates a snug and soothing environment for your little one to play, lounge and rest in at home or on the go. The Deluxe+ is suitable from 0 to 8 months and the Grand Dock from 9 to 36 months.
Why can’t babies sleep in DockATot?
Why is the DockATot Unsafe? The DockATot has elevated sides that could easily cause a breathing obstruction if your baby rolls in their sleep or turns their head towards the side. The sides of the DockATot are pillow-like, and are therefore a suffocation risk.
Can baby sleep in DockATot overnight?
Can Baby Sleep in a DockATot? No, the DockATot is not safe for baby sleep. The warning label on the DockATot now says to not use it in a crib, bassinet, or other contained area. They also changed their guidelines in the fall of 2020 to no longer promote their Docks for bed sharing.
Why is DockATot unsafe?
Can newborn sleep in DockATot overnight?
No. The Dock A Tot is marketed for us as an in-bed co-sleeper. They even recognize on their website that it is not recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Our office does follow the guidelines set forth by the AAP, so we cannot recommend use of the Dock A Tot.
Can my baby sleep overnight in a DockATot?
Why is DockATot not safe?
The danger of the DockATot, and other products similar to the DockATot, often referred to as baby nests, is due to a risk of possible suffocation. Your child could roll or turn their head into those soft sides and suffocate. Babies don’t have a lot of head control and can easily get stuck in a position.