Cribs, Bassinets & Play Yards

Portable Cribs And Playards You’ll Love

Our top picks of portable cribs and playards.
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GuavaFamily GoCrib
We’re sick and tired of annoying, heavy playards – which is why the GoCrib is so refreshing. This inflatable crib is lightweight, portable and even folds up into a backpack for storage. $199, GuavaFamily.com
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Chicco 4-in-1 Lullaby Playard
Your newborn can nap in this playard — it comes with a removable bassinet, a changing table and a padded mattress (that’s removable for cleaning!). Baby will be entertained with the toy arch and a unit that has a night-light and different songs and sounds. $189, BabiesRUs.com
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Aprica Haven Playard
This new playard is airy enough so baby isn’t too enclosed. You’ll love the one-step fold and convenient carry bag for easy transport. $125, BabiesRUs.com
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BabyHome Dream Cot
This portable crib has a sleek design and comes in fun colors like red, bright green and cobblestone. With wheels and a lightweight design, this one is easy to use and move around. $299, giggle.com
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Joovy Room 2 Ultralight
This playard has about 50 percent more floor space than your average playard, but it’s actually lighter. Plus, it’s pretty tough for baby to climb out. $210, Joovy.com
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4moms Breeze
Ordinary pack-and-plays are fun, but why does packing them up have to be such a complicated process? You can set up and take down the Breeze portable crib in one simple step! It folds up like an umbrella. $300, 4moms.com
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Phil&teds Nest
This portable and compact crib is perfect for traveling on planes, trains and automobiles! Plus, it folds up easily and doubles as a duffle bag so you can fit baby’s clothes and toys in it. $100 at PhilandTeds.com
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Ingenuity Washable Playard with Dream Centre
This playard is all about luxury! It has all the amenities that baby and mom would want: toys, soothing songs, a changer, and an organizer tray. And it’s machine washable, so it’s easy to get the grime off. Plus, it easy to fold, making it great for trips to grandma’s house. $120, Target.com
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BabyBjorn Travel Crib
Talk about minimalism – this travel crib is only 11 pounds and you can set it up in one easy step. It also comes with a case that’s easy to cart around from place to place. $220, Amazon.com
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Safety 1st Satellite Premier Playard

Any type-A mama will be obsessed with this playard. It comes with storage shelves and a hamper.  And don’t worry, it’s got all the amenities for baby, like a mobile, a changing table and a bassinet. $120, BabiesRUs.com

 

Updated October 23, 2012

By Sarah Yang