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The 2019 Best of Baby Award Winner for Top Playard

It's one of the lightest travel cribs out there, and will keep baby cozy no matter where you go.

And the Winner Is: Guava Lotus Everywhere Travel Crib

You spend so much time making sure baby has a safe sleep space at home—but what about when you and baby are on the go? Whether you’re heading out on a weekend getaway or jetting off for a family vacation, baby is going to need somewhere to sleep, and you’re going to need a solution that doesn’t weigh a ton or take a million years to set up. Which is why we love the Guava Lotus Everywhere—now named as a Best of Baby winner for three years running. It’s lightweight, it’s portable, it’s easy to set up and keeps baby comfy.

What We Love

  • At 13 pounds, it’s among the lightest travel cribs out there; plus, it folds up into a compact backpack carrying case that can fit into most overhead plane compartments
  • Setting up the Lotus requires all of 15 seconds—but thanks to the locking leg hinges, the design doesn’t skimp on stability
  • Mesh walls let you keep an eye on your little one, and the side-zipper door means you’re able to nurse or cuddle baby to sleep; it’s an extra-appealing feature for short parents who struggle to place baby in and out of other tall playards
  • The foam mattress pad is thick and comfy for newborns and toddlers alike and comes with a waterproof cover; it’s the only playard that’s GreenGuard Gold certified for safety, meaning low VOCs and no phthalates, PVC, heavy metals and other nasty chemicals

Buy it: $209, Amazon.com

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