Shnuggle Moses Basket
PRODUCT: Shnuggle Moses Basket (www.shnuggle.com)
DESCRIPTION: A hypoallergenic washable polymer basket with ventilated base. Includes basket shell, 2cm hypoallergenic mattress (74cm x 28cm), basket padding, 100% cotton waffle liner and locking hood, matching coverlet and cotton handles. Stand and fitted sheets not included. Lining available in white or cream. Suitable for babies up to approximately 9kg/20lbs (or when they can pull themselves up).
GOOD POINTS: The Shnuggle is a brilliantly designed moses basket that offers a unique bed solution for newborns.
The Shnuggle is certainly not your average moses basket, and is made from a flexible yet durable lightweight polymer (or plastic) which gives it a wonderfully modern finish. Its deep sides and smooth rounded construction provide a spacious yet enclosed sleeping environment for baby, and ventilation holes in the base allow effective airflow around your child's body as they lay.
The basket's unique construction offers several benefits compared with conventional baskets. Firstly, it is made from a safe hypoallergenic material which is free from chemicals, BPA and Pthtalates, and is dust-mite resistant - perfect for helping to reduce the risk of your child developing allergies in their early life.
Secondly, the Shnuggle is very hygienic...any 'accidents' can be easily wiped or cleaned off, and the whole shell can even be sterilised.
Thirdly, unlike traditional wicker and maize baskets which can be quite scratchy and noisy to carry, the Shnuggle is very quiet to move, meaning less chance of waking your baby! Added to this, strong fabric handles (attached to either side by substantial stud fastenings) enable easy transportation of the basket around the house so that you can stay in close range all day.
The inside of the basket has a good layer of padding round the sides for maximum comfort, and comes nicely kitted out in a high quality dressing set which includes an attractive pure cotton 'waffle' designed liner and canopy, available in two attractive unisex colours of white or cream.
The mattress is made from a comfortable spongy foam (complete with washable cover), which fits snugly into the base of the basket for baby to lie on, and a matching waffle coverlet offers a cosy supersoft covering for baby's delicate skin. All the dressings (including padding and handles) can be removed quickly and easily, and are machine washable for easy cleaning.
The Shnuggle's canopy is ideal for filtering bright light and helping baby feel secure and snug. It is well supported with sturdy plastic rods, and a patent pending 'hood lock' mechanism does a very effective job of keeping it in an upright position without any sign of falling back.
Note that sound and movement monitors can still be used with the basket (as long as the wires are out of reach), although if you are moving your baby around with you, you will need to be close to a plug socket to operate the sensor pad.
Special sturdy pine stands for the Shnuggle moses basket can be purchased separately from www.shnuggle.com, and come in a choice of folding or rocking.
In our opinion, the Shnuggle is a truly unique and contemporary moses basket which is strong, safe and brilliantly portable, and makes a wonderful first bed for your new arrival!
BAD POINTS: The basket does not come with a stand, which needs to be purchased separately.
PRICE: Moses Basket £75; Rocking Stand from £20, Starter Pack £99 (inc. basket, stand, two fitted sheets and cellular blanket).
Use DISCOUNT CODE 'save10' to save 10% when you spend £100 on Shnuggle products.
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