5 Best Bassinets

by Kate Kurka

5 Best Bassinets
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Bringing home your baby is one of the most exciting experiences you can have as a parent. But it can also be one of the scariest. Rest easy with these bassinets to make the transition smooth for you and your baby.


1 of 5 Image Credits: Halo Sleep

HALO Swivel Sleeper


This swivel sleeper from HALO allows you and baby to stay super close all night without the risks of bed-sharing. The mesh sides mean you can see your new little bundle without having to peek over the top of the bassinet, and the swivel design makes it easy for you to get in and out of bed without having to move the entire cradle. Plus, if you’re nursing, you can do those late-night feedings without leaving your bed. Mom win!

2 of 5 Image Credits: Bed Bath and Beyond

Chicco LullaGo Portable Bassinet


If you find yourself traveling frequently with a new baby in tow, a portable bassinet is a must. The Chicco Lullago Portable Bassinet is lightweight and easy to put together and take apart. Whether your family is heading on a vacation or just visiting the grandparents, you don’t have to worry about where your baby will sleep when you have the LullaGo.

3 of 5 Image Credits: Happiest Baby

SNOO Smart Sleeper


The SNOO Smart Sleeper is one of the most innovative bassinets on the market right now. Designed by Dr. Harvey Karp, the SNOO is based on his 5 S’s that are sure to soothe baby. With technology that responds automatically to your baby’s cries and fussing, the SNOO naturally sleep-trains and ensures better sleep for parents and babies. Bonus: There’s a 30-day risk-free trial—if you and your newborn baby don’t love the SNOO, you’ll get a full refund.

4 of 5 Image Credits: Albeebaby

Babyletto Bowery Bassinet


This mod style bassinet from Babyletto is a great addition to your nursery. The rich espresso finish matches most decor, while the sturdy “X” design of the legs and flat-footed bottom supports the bassinet for your sleeping baby. For parents who love products that do double duty, it gets even better. When your baby outgrows this bassinet, simply take off the legs and use as a toy chest instead!

5 of 5 Image Credits: Hayneedle

Baby Bjorn Harmony Bassinet


The Harmony Cradle by Baby Bjorn is just as innovative as you would expect from Baby Bjorn. While it’s simple to rock with a hand or foot, the bassinet also transforms baby’s movement into gentle, soothing sways. Created with soft mesh fabric, the Harmony Cradle allows your little one to breathe easily, even if they sleep close to the side of the cradle. No crib bumpers necessary with this bassinet, as the all-fabric construction ensures there are no rods or loose parts for baby to trap a tiny hand or foot. This bassinet is lightweight and easy to move so your baby can be close to you all day and night.