Easy DIY On How to Put A Bassinet On A Bed

Steps on How to put a bassinet on a bed

Step 1. A bassinet can be placed directly on a bed or pushed up against the side of one. If you choose to place it next to your bed, make sure that there is ample space around both pieces so that baby has enough room for movement and breathing.

Step 2. The instructions say “do not use this product near water”. What does this mean? If used near water such as when bathing then parts may become wet which could pose an electrical hazard if submerged in liquid.

How to Put A Bassinet On A Bed

Step 3. Do not immerse any part of your child’s play yard into liquid including its casters, wheels, legs or hoods. It should only be cleaned with a damp cloth whenever necessary. When storing away do not push down too hard on the stroller or play yard.



It is not safe for children under the age of 24 months to use this product without supervision because it could result in suffocation, entrapment and falls.

Children are also at risk with sharp edges which can cause injury if they poke themselves on any part of the play yard while moving around inside. The top surface should be constantly monitored to ensure that no items have been added that may lead to death by strangulation due to small parts being inserted into specific openings such as ventilation holes.


Steps on How to adjust the height of an arm’s reach co-sleeper:

Step 1. Put your arms under and around the baby with one hand holding at each shoulder, making sure that both hands are supporting their entire body weight evenly. Lift gently with both shoulders as you push down slightly with your legs so it is easier to lift them off the floor.

Step 2. Remember not to pick up any more than what feels comfortable or try picking him/her up from underneath his/her armpits as this can cause injury if done incorrectly. Slowly bend over forward keeping a spine while maintaining a good posture which will allow you to gently and carefully place your baby inside the co-sleeper.

Step 3. Picking up an infant from underneath their armpits can cause injury if done incorrectly so be sure to use both hands when picking him/her up by using one hand at each shoulder.

Step 4. Place them into the co-sleeper with a flat bottom sheet followed by a fitted sheet, then put on any other accessories such as bumpers or toys that may come with it before closing it securely. Once ready, press down firmly in all four corners making sure not to catch your finger between the mattress pad and frame which could result in pain or even worse injuries like broken fingers! A slight tug should do the trick but always check yourself for possible obstacles before closing.



Keep him/her in the co-sleeper for at least six months, but when they start standing up on their own it is time to transfer them into a separate crib or toddler bed because babies can fall out of things much easier than adults.

With newborns, you should only have the mattress pad and sheet so that there are no obstacles from pulling off any unwanted items such as bumpers or sheets which could suffocate your baby causing death!


What are some dangers of co-sleeping?

Co-sleeping can increase the risk for SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) by five times and suffocation. Bumpers and sheets should not be used when bed-sharing as they may lead to death from suffocations and strangulations.

Additionally, pillows and loose blankets in the crib will also pose a significant danger to an infant sleeping around parents so those items must be avoided too. Parents who choose to sleep with their babies need to adopt safe sleeping habits such as placing them on the back instead of the stomach and keeping the crib free of any soft bedding, toys or bumpers.


What are some benefits of co-sleeping?

Co-sleeping increases bonding between the child and parents especially during nighttime feedings which help develop a strong emotional connection between them at an early age. It also provides much-needed support to new mothers who have just given birth to their babies since they usually need more sleep after childbirth.


Can I put a blanket under the bassinet mattress?

No, do not place a blanket under the mattress. It is important to let your baby fall asleep on their back and ensure that they stay snug in their bassinet without any excess blankets or padding; this includes having no extra material underneath them.

A good idea for parents who are still concerned about keeping babies too warm at night is to use an open-weave sleep sack like Halo’s wearable blanket instead of regular bedding such as a fitted sheet.

This will reduce the risk of suffocation but allow enough space for airflow through the fabric so that there isn’t a buildup of perspiration during warmer nights when you may need more covers than usual anyway.

It also ensures that your infant won’t kick off all of their covers in the middle of the night, which can cause them to become cold and uncomfortable.