The Guide For Selecting The Best Baby Bassinet

Which is the Best Baby Bassinet? In this review, we took 4 of the top rated and best selling products on the market to discern how they compared. Read on and don’t forget to read our Best Cribs Review, which may also be of interest to those shopping for portable beds. We have also discussed and reviewed all these baby bassinets in detail before. And this guide will help you to find the Best Baby Bassinet for your need.

Best Baby Bassinets Top 4

4. Brica Fold N Go The Best Travel Bassinet

The BRICA Fold N’ Go Travel Bassinet offers a very convenient method of transporting your baby’s bed and mattress, either overnight to the grandparents or a weekend away in a B&B or even a flight and package holiday. The Brica Fold n go weighs only 2.4 lb and folds up into a carry case with integral carrying handle. The mattress is waterproof and comes with the fitted sheet. It also comes in useful for co-sleeping and is an inexpensive method of doing so. Parents simply placed the bassinet on the bed and were able to attend to the baby in the night with the minimum of disruption.

The Guide For Selecting The Best Baby Bassinet - BRICA Fold N Go The Best Travel Bassinet


  • Weighs only 2.4lb
  • Handy carry case
  • Safe four point t-lock system
  • Easily folded away
  • Breathable mesh for comfort
  • Waterproof mattress
  • Inexpensive


  • For babies under 3 months only
  • Mattress needs something soft beneath it
  • Quite small

3. Delta Children Sweet Beginnings Bassinet

Moving on in the search of The Best Baby Bassinet, Brica fold n go is quite small and not designed to permanently sleep your child. If you are looking for a pretty and more permanent bassinette to grace your nursery try the Delta children’s Sweet Beginnings bassinet. It weighs only 8lb and is made of tubular steel; it has castors so you can take it to the bathroom for a shower or room to room if you are cleaning. It has a brake for stability. The Delta Sweet Beginnings has a falling leaf patterned skirt in beige which you pull into place; this can be removed for machine washing.  It takes just over an hour to assemble but as it is so complex to do it is not suitable for moving about and won’t go in a car. It has a soft night light and various soothing lullabies with volume control. The Delta Sweet Beginnings bassinette is designed for babies up to about 15lb and costs a very reasonable.

The Guide For Selecting The Best Baby Bassinet - Delta Children Sweet Beginnings Bassinet


  • Passes all safety certifications
  • Lightweight
  • Attractive design
  • Washable fabric
  • Comfortable waterproof mattress
  • Night light
  • Comforting lullabies with volume control
  • On castors


  • Can’t be transported
  • Only suitable for a few months
  • No drop down side
  • Mattress a bit thin

2. Arm's Reach Concepts Clear-Vue Co-Sleeper

If you are looking to labour save by co-sleeping with your baby, try the Arm's Reach Concepts Clear-Vue Co-Sleeper. The Clear-vue sleeper has 360 degrees visibility and has breathable mesh walls for your baby’s comfort because of this feature Arm's reach bassinet is ranked 2nd in our Best Baby Bassinet count down. It has a spring loaded collapsible side which once the bassinet is strapped to the bed means you can reach out and touch and sooth your baby at eye level, the only worry would be the baby rolling out onto the big bed but previous to 15lb which this bassinet is designed for, this would be unlikely. Many customers said they had had to change the mattress on this item due to it being too thin and not waterproofed. The clear-vue is quite straight forward to assemble, is on castors with a brake on each castor for stability.

The Guide For Selecting The Best Baby Bassinet - Arm's Reach Concepts Clear-Vue Co-Sleeper Bassinet


  • 360o view of your child
  • Breathable mesh sides
  • Spring load let downside for co-sleep
  • Attaches to bed with side down
  • Solidly built
  • Large storage tray
  • On castors for mobility


  • Not everyone’s preference to have open crib adjoined to mattress
  • Mattress probably needs to be replaced with a more suitable one

1. HALO Bassinest Swivel Sleeper Bassinet

Our choice for the Best Baby Bassinet however goes to The Halo Bassinet Swivel Sleeper, this is designed for babies up to 30lb so a bit longer than the Arm’s Reach bassinet. It is an extremely modern design and swivels 360 degrees. It will slide right over the bed and has a spring loaded side so you can just lean in and pick the baby up. When getting out of bed you do not have to scrabble around it and so is suitable for mothers who have had a C-section as involves the minimum of work overnight with the night feeds and diaper changes. It has pouches for storing your diapers and wipes and has a breathable mesh to keep your baby airy and comfortable. The mattress is comfortable and waterproof and this bassinet features a night light, vibrations to sooth the baby and soothing lullabies and sounds. You can swing the baby away from the bed keep the bassinet at your side or swing it across the bed, it is designed on solid steel legs for stability and is very strong, and you would not knock it down by accident. For durability, length of use and ease of co-sleeping and access to the bassinet with minimum effort, we would thoroughly recommend the Halo Swivel Sleeper and incidentally it is recommended by the SIDS association, (Sleeping Infant Death Syndrome) as a 100% safe way of co-sleeping with your baby, it has adjustable height and you can see your baby at all times.

The Guide For Selecting The Best Baby Bassinet - HALO Bassinest Swivel Sleeper Bassinet


  • SIDS approved for co-sleeping
  • Airy
  • Helpful features such as lullabies
  • Stable and strong


  • Spring load side may be a little awkward to get used to
  • Nightlight in rear position to sleeping infant


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