Do you have a Pack N Play at home and want to know till when your baby can use it?
Are you planning to get one for your baby but not sure for how long it can be useful?
Are you concerned that your baby may be outgrowing the Pack N Play?
A Pack N Play is convenient, but you also need toensure that your baby is safe. Today, we’re talking about the age to get your baby out of the Pack N Play, how to use it, and some signs that can guide you in case it’s time to get your baby off it.
A Pack N Play is like a small play area for your baby that is covered on all four sides by a mesh kind of material.
A Pack N Play can be used in a number of ways and that is the beauty of it. Here are a few different uses that you can get out of it:
Yes, as long as your baby is within the recommended age, weight or height restrictions as mentioned by the specific Pack N Play, it is absolutely safe for your baby to sleep in it. In fact, letting your baby sleep inside a Pack N Play or a crib is one of the safest spaces for them to fall asleep in.
There are different types of cribs and even Pack N Plays that may differ slightly from the exact recommendations about what is a good time to discontinue using it for your baby. However, here are a few things you can keep in mind and follow, to ensure that your baby is safe:
When it comes to checking whether it is safe for your baby to sleep in a bassinet or not, both the weight as well as the height have to be taken into consideration.
If you are placing your little one to sleep in the Pack N Play, only use a mattress that is firm and do not pad it to give it a more comfortable feel. Also, do not place any blanket, sheets, pillows, toys or any other item in the Pack N Play as this can increase the risk of SIDS or SUIDS.