How do you put up a baby travel cot?
It is so easy and quick — you just have to keep the middle up until all four sides have clicked into place around the top, then you push the middle down. Easy! I can now put it up in seconds like a pro and I love using it daily. This travel cot/play pen is suitable from birth until three years old or up to 15kgs.
How do you lock a travel cot?
Place the mattress in the travel cot with the padded side up, align the touch fasteners on the mattress with those on the base and press down to ensure they are stuck together. Push the center of the cot base downwards until it audibly locks into place.
Can babies sleep in a travel cot every night?
Although travel cots are safe for babies and toddlers to sleep in for short stints, they are not designed for regular sleep over a long period of time. You need a more robust, permanent cot for normal everyday use in addition to an occasional-use travel cot.
How do you fold a sleep tight travel cot?
When all four folding rails have clicked and locked into place, spread the legs of the travel cot and then firmly press the centre hub down. The safety lock in the centre hub will then automatically engage.
What is a bassinet on a travel cot?
Bassinet. This fits across the top of the travel cot, providing a crib for your newborn to sleep in. This will suit your baby until she is about three months old, or around 6kg (13lb) in weight. A bassinet is higher up in the cot, making it easier to keep an eye on your baby.
Do you put a mattress in a travel cot?
The same safe-sleep rules apply to travel cots as to regular cot beds. The Lullaby Trust advises that you make sure the cot you use has a firm, flat mattress covered in waterproof material. Travel cots are designed to be used with the original mattress, as this helps stability, so don’t be tempted to swap it.
Do you put a sheet in a travel cot?
I just lay the mattress in the base of the travel cot with the fitted sheet over it. Two kids later, I’ve never had any problem with it not being velcro-ed in. Just use a flat cot bed sheet & tuck it well in. You don’t need safety pins.