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How to Choose a Baby Bassinet

During those first few months with your new baby, having a bassinet is a great way to keep your newborn close to you and safe during those first six months or so. A bassinet is an alternative to a crib that many parents choose to get for reasons as various as space, design, and lifestyle choices. In this blog, brought to you by Il Tutto International Pty Ltd, we cover both a comparison between cribs and bassinets, as well as provide you a guide for choosing a bassinet that suits your needs and priorities. Want to see some examples of baby bassinets designed with both quality and style in mind? Check out Il Tutto’s collection of baby bassinets exclusively for people in Australia!

Bassinets Vs. Cribs

What are the advantages of buying a bassinet instead of a crib?

  1. Ease of co-sleeping — Due to the smaller size of a bassinet, as well as, as in the case of the Tutti Bambini CoZee Bassinet, designs specifically with co-sleeping in mind, a bassinet is a snug, safe option for co-sleeping and easier nighttime nursing.
  2. Size — As we mentioned before, bassinets are smaller than most cribs, and are therefore well-suited for smaller spaces.
  3. Shallower — It is easier to lay a baby down in a bassinet than in a crib, as they are usually shallower — meaning less uncomfortable bending.
  4. Cozier — Bassinets give babies the ability to stay closer to their mother, making them more comfortable and safe feeling.
  5. Portability — Lastly, bassinets are much more portable than cribs, and can be carried around your home wherever you need them to be.

In terms of disadvantages for bassinets compared to cribs, there are some things you should consider. The main thing to be aware of is that babies grow fast. A bassinet may have weight and size restrictions that make them no longer useful after six months or so.

How to Choose Your New Bassinet

If you are looking for a bassinet for your baby, consider the Tutti Bambini CoZee Bassinet. It has been designed to help you develop that special bond with your little one and can also be used as a standalone bassinet. Its innovative 30-second open and fold mechanism also allows you to use it on the move, making the CoZee Bedside Crib bassinet your baby’s home away from home. That’s right, we said “crib bassinet. The CoZee Bedside Crib Bassinet is big enough for your baby for significantly longer than your typical bassinet.


Weight: 10kg

Assembled Dimensions: 92 x 56 x 69/84cm

Folded Dimensions: 92 x 56 x 12cm

Mattress Size: 80.5 x 51cm

So, how do you choose the right bassinet for you? Consider these factors:

  • Space-saving/size
  • Easy accessibility
  • Positive reviews
  • Quality of design
  • Affordability
  • Luxuriousness

Want a top-of-the-line bassinet without having to pay top-of-the-line prices? Check out the Tutti Bambini CoZee Bassinet from Il Tutto today!