A. A travel crib can be a great baby product for new parents to have. In addition to being used as a standard crib and playpen by older infants, many include a full size bassinet for newborns and infants that weight less than 15 pounds. So yes, a travel crib with a bassinet might be a good option in your situation.
They are also lightweight, compact, and easy to transport from one room to another in your home, or if you are traveling with your baby.
- Graco Travel Lite Crib - a popular travel crib that 'provides a safe and comfortable place to sleep away from home for your precious little bundle of love.' Can be used as a bassinet for infants under 15 pounds and as a crib for children less than 30 pounds and who are unable to climb out.
Portable Play YardsPortable playards look very similar to travel cribs, including often having a bassinet. However, keep in mind that they don't meet the same safety standards as a real travel crib and your baby should not be left sleeping in a playard unsupervised.
Popular models of playards include: