Is it safe and comfortable enough for a baby to sleep in every night?Answer Question
Answer by rlhall1980 at 7:27 AM on Apr. 27, 2010
I have used a square pack and play on and off for years as a "crib", for my special needs 6 yo. The two big problems that I have with it are this.... unless you have a completely water proof mattress cover made for the pack and play, any drop of anything (drool, milk, leaky diaper) soaks right into the foam beneath the cover. and the other reason I don't like them for cribs is the foam is way to thin to provide any long term comfort. I think it is OK to use short term (and I have done it) but for long term, you need a more substantial bed.
(if you have a small pack-n-play you can get water proof covers and sheets just about anywhere. If you have the cube shape like mine, your best bet is ebay. I got some really nice (made to order) ones from a WAHM on ebay)
Answer by VeronicaLee at 7:28 AM on Apr. 27, 2010
Answer by DragonRiderMD at 7:47 AM on Apr. 27, 2010
Yes it's fine. I used a pack and play for my younger two because the actual cribs that I had bought ended up being on the recall lists and my pack and play never was. I think it was extremely useful. Since they were already used to sleeping in it we could go just about anywhere and they still had their bed that they were used to sleeping in. My oldest one slept in a crib and if we went to a friend's house and tried to put him in the pack and play he would through a fit. I didn't have that problem with my younger two.
Answer by Juggalette0327 at 8:03 AM on Apr. 27, 2010
Answer by SabrenaLeigh at 8:11 AM on Apr. 27, 2010
Answer by ThrivingMom at 8:27 AM on Apr. 27, 2010
when we decided to buy something for Monkey to sleep in, we bought a pack and play. Now Lump is in it and he loves it. He doesn't want to sleep in our bed anymore. He goes to sleep better in his pack and play. If your child likes to sleep in it, then go for it. Monkey hated it and he wasn't happy until he was in a toddler bed. Lump, on the other hand, I think is going to be happy in his pack and play for a while yet. Look for safety tags, though, and know when it is time to remove the child permanently from the bed.
Answer by Kenre at 9:06 AM on Apr. 27, 2010
Answer by Kenre at 9:11 AM on Apr. 27, 2010
Answer by lambdarose at 9:16 AM on Apr. 27, 2010
Answer by justanotherjen at 9:22 AM on Apr. 27, 2010