Kolcraft’s Contours Classique 3-in-1 Bassinet **GIVEAWAY**

Baby bassinet… the very thought of one makes me envision a sweet, cozy rocker enveloped in copious amounts of white ruffled bedding and fluffy canopies.  Elegant, heirloom, romantic even.  Something sort of a novelty (but necessarily practical).  Perhaps that very idyllic notion is why I have always wanted one, even though I never really thought I’d have much use for one. We hardly even used our (huge) fancy pack n’ play with our first two children.  It took me having a third child to finally get my bassinet.

Meet the modern bassinet: Kolcraft’s Contours Classique 3-In-1 Bassinet, a stylish and practical (and safe) approach to the old-fashioned cradles.  The very elegant, solid wood framed bassinet features:

  • Removable Moses basket with carrying handles and hood
  • Changing table – attaches to the top of the bassinet or clips underneath when not in use
  • Full-size storage basket
  • Diaper stacker and mesh pockets
  • Quilted and padded interior fabric
  • Mesh side windows for increased air flow
  • Vinyl covered mattress with washable fitted sheet
  • 4 locking wheels for portability
  • JPMA Certified

Since our babies have all slept on our beds at night, a tradition that my first (clingy) child started long ago, I thought this bassinet would be most useful as a changing table in our room for those nightly changes. However, in just its first day of use it became an essential part of our daily routine.

Though very stable, it is lightweight enough to wheel around.  I simply roll the entire bassinet around my home throughout the day with the baby happily tucked away inside its cozy nest and still at my side constantly – sort of a twist on baby-wearing.  I keep it in my kitchen when I’m cooking or emptying out the dishwasher.  I wheel it into the bathroom when getting ready in the morning. Just about anywhere and everywhere.  Even though the wheels aren’t of heavy duty quality, I haven’t had any issues with them.  They roll along on carpet or tile without a hitch.

This bassinet has definitely allowed me to be more hands-free when I just want a small break from baby-wearing and carrying, or when it’s not safe or appropriate to have the baby so close to me (i.e. cooking or showering).  It also has a conveniently portable Moses basket.  Although I don’t ever see myself using it (since the entire bassinet is so portable), it is still nice to have the choice of carting around the entire unit or just the basket.

 

There is no doubt that its portability is my favorite feature, but another wonderful feature is all the storage space around and underneath the bassinet.  I keep items such as diapers, burp cloths, extra bedding, extra sleepers (in case of nighttime accidents), wipes, and more.  I just change the baby right there in the bassinet in whatever room I happen to be in at the moment.  It’s been quite a time saver for me.

There isn’t much padding in the mattress, but it actually has more than my (stored away) pack n’ play.  For safety reasons (suffocation, SIDS), baby’s mattress should never been fluffy and thick anyway.

This is a perfect alternative to those huge and bulky pack n’ plays with the nap time bassinets and heavy swing-away changing tables, especially if you lack the space in your home.  However, just like those play n’ play bassinets, the Contours Classique is designed to be used for only the first 3 months of a baby’s life or up to 15 pounds.  If a baby can roll over or push up on hands and knees, discontinue use.  The life of the bassinet is conveniently extended to 25 pounds by converting it to a changing table (my 2 year old weighs 25 pounds), so you can definitely get your money’s worth in usage!

BUY IT!  The Contours Classique 3-in-1 Wood Bassinet retails for $199.99.  Amazon currently sells them for $160.99 with FREE shipping.

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Comments

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    Deb kolysher says:

    Would love to win this for my new baby girl who is 3 weeks old!

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    Kelli Baker says:

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    The perfect bed for a our precious baby due any day.

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