The Best Moses Baskets For The Sweetest Baby ZZZ's

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Delta Children Deluxe 2-in-1 Moses Bedside Bassinet
Baby awake in the Delta Children Deluxe 2-in-1 Moses Bedside Bassinet

Of all the baby gear to consider, finding the right bed for baby is one of the most important decisions you’ll make. Newborns need a safe and cozy place to sleep, especially after nine months of womb life. Not only are the Moses baskets sturdy, snug, and great for small spaces, the best Moses baskets offer a designated place for your baby to sleep that’s easily within arm’s reach of you. This is essential for keeping an eye on your little one while getting things done around the house or for catching some much-needed ZZZ’s yourself.

Classic Moses baskets are made of handwoven wicker, palm leaves, grass, or corn, and they’re just as adorable as you’d expect. There are also more modern versions that are made of softer materials like cotton and mesh. Many Moses baskets and bassinets of similar style come with a flat mattress, liners, and handles for carrying, while others are more bare bones and require you to purchase a mattress pad separately. Some Moses baskets come connected to a stand, making them taller and easier on your back. The added height also makes it easier to see your baby in the middle of the night. A Moses basket on a stand can be a perk, but it does come with one drawback — lack of portability (and usually a hike in price). Unless the basket is detachable, you probably won’t want to deal with moving it from room to room.

Most Moses basket bassinets are similar in size, but you may want to take a look at the dimensions to make sure the one you’re interested in is small enough to fit in the intended space and big enough to comfortably fit your baby. Once your baby can roll over, it’ll be time to move them to a bigger bed like a crib so their face doesn’t come in contact with the side of the basket or bassinet. Below you’ll find a weight limit provided for each pick.

To help make your search a little easier, we rounded up the best Moses baskets for newborns, including traditional baskets, organic options, ones that come with stands, and ones that double as travel bassinets.

The Best Moses Baskets

The Best Organic Moses Baskets

The Best Moses Basket With Stands


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