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I♥RYLEIGH 49 kids; Windsor, Ontario 10434 posts
13th Mar '13
Quoting Killingℬird(12w):" <blockquote><b>Quoting S+K=R [37 WEEKS!]:</b>" I think I'll risk her being uncomfortable ... [snip!] ... Just nothing over the limits of your pack n play. I'm sure you could google it if you don't have the instructions or box :)"


I'm only planning on her sleeping in the bassinet part for a few weeks.. maybe 2 months max. I want to get her into her crib ASAP but I am sure I'll be too paranoid to have her sleep in there from day 1 lol

TrixieGirl Due July 4; 1 child; Maryland 1175 posts
13th Mar '13
Quoting S+K=R [37 WEEKS!]:" I'm only planning on her sleeping in the bassinet part for a few weeks.. maybe 2 months max. I want ... [snip!] ... months max. I want to get her into her crib ASAP but I am sure I'll be too paranoid to have her sleep in there from day 1 lol "


I kept mine in the pack n play for 4 months simply becuase it was easier to just reach over and pick him up to nurse, rather than having to get up and get out of my warm bed and walk to the other room and so on....sheer laziness. 8) By 4 months he was sleeping better and it made sense to make the moove



suck it 3 kids; New York 16101 posts
13th Mar '13

We have the my little sweetie rock and play, what a life saver!!!!! I haven't used her bassinet, playard or swing! I just swaddled her and put her in there, I think the slight incline helps with whatever gas she has at night, she's also EBF so I can put it right next to my bed and doesn't take up space. Then throughout the day I can move it wherever. She uses her boppy and bouncer when she's awake though.

Devil Duckie 3 kids; New York 48700 posts
13th Mar '13

it isn't safe to add things to it. it is supposed to be stiff. You can buy quilted or fuzzy fitted sheets for them that will at least make it softer to touch, but the baby won't mind.

мɑkɑnɑni ~*~, FL, United States 62941 posts
status 13th Mar '13

It's supposed to be firm.

grace10 California 47 posts
15th Mar '13

We felt terribly guilty letting our baby slep in the pack n play while we were in comfy bed when we traveled. Our son would wake up every hour! So we got the MamaDoo Kids mattress topper and what a difference!! It has the perfect firmness (not too soft). It folds in 3 so VERY convenient and portable. Good luck!

Miyah ' s Momma (: Due January 3; 1 child; Cincinnati, Ohio 484 posts
16th Mar '13
Quoting S+K=R [37 WEEKS!]:" I'm going to be using my pack 'n play as a bassinet beside my bed for the first few weeks. As much as ... [snip!] ... very long in it. Is there anything I can do to make it a little more comfortable? Anything I can buy that I am unaware of? "


Idk what it is, but my BF's mom had something like a padded mni mattress & my daughter loved it . I just filled in the rest of the area with rolled up blankets & covered everything so it looked like a bed . to this day she still sleeps in the pack n play . She wont sleep in her crib .