A baby pack and play or play yard as its often called is a unit that provides your baby with a secure and lightweight space for him/her to play and nap. The unit comes in different colors, designs and sizes. It’s up to you to choose the one that is ideal for you.
Benefits of a baby pack and play
There are many benefits that come with having a baby pack and play. Some of these benefits include:
Portability: The unit is made from plastics, nets and small cushions. The unit can also be easily dismantled and assembled. This makes it ideal for trips. The play yard is small (about 28 inches wide) and light (20 pounds) thus you can easily move with it around. The cool thing is that it comes with a bag to put it in after dismantling.
Safe play area: Babies are naturally playful and as a parent it’s your responsibility to provide them with a safe place for them to play in. The unit is made from soft materials that can’t injure the baby even when he/she jumps. The unit is also enclosed; therefore, you don’t have to worry of the baby crawling to dangerous areas.
Comfortable: Every parent wants the best for his/her child. The unit is made from comfortable materials; therefore, you shouldn’t worry of the baby getting irritated. The unit also has excellent ventilation areas thus you don’t have to be worried of your child suffocating while playing or napping.
Factors to consider when buying the pack and play
For you to buy the right unit you need to consider a number of factors. These factors include:
Portability: The main reason why people go for a pack and play is because they are portable. When making the purchase, ensure that the unit is light and you can easily carry it from one place to another. As rule of thumb it should be made from light materials such as plastic. It also should come with integrated wheels thus making it easy to push around. To make it easy to move the unit, ensure that you can easily dismantle and install.
Durability: There is no one that wants to replace the unit every other day. To ensure that your unit can last for long, check at the materials used in making it. As rule of thumb ensure that they are of high quality.
Tips to consider when dealing with a baby pack and play
When you own the unit it’s your responsibility to keep it clean and organized. This calls for you to get rid of toys and beddings that can be choking hazards. Also, always ensure that you place the unit at a safe location. As rule of thumb never place it near doors, radiators, heaters and windows.