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Dockatot Review

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I currently live in a 3 story townhouse and the DockATot has been such a lifesaver for us. I received the DockATot Deluxe+ in Pristine White (for babies 0-8 months) complimentary from the brand to review and I honestly love using it. First off, this multi-functional lounger and co-sleeper has been tested for breathability, is OEKO-TEX certified, all natural, 100% cotton, designed in Sweden and handmade in Europe. We personally have a basinet in our bedroom for our little one to sleep in at night but during the day I love how easy I can transport the DockATot from upstairs to downstairs so baby can rest and nap comfortably. He’s able to nap 2-3 hours at a time in it so I know he loves it too!

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We did test it as a co-sleeper for one night but decided we like using it as a lounger in our home much more. I’ve also used it many times on our bed during the day for napping but at night with 2 adults and one baby (and our cat), the bed gets a bit crowded. I do leave it on our bed during the day quite often, so our first son likes to come by and say hello to baby! Quite frankly I think he’s a bit jealous of the Dockatot situation baby has going on (and actually he could fit into the Dockatot Grand size which is for 9-36 months!) But I definitely think the way the Dockatot is designed helps babies feel secure and at ease while sleeping. They love the feeling of being all bundled up!

Besides sleeping, I look forward to also using the DockATot as a safe spot to do tummy time, play with high contrast toys and get diaper changes. Baby is only 2 weeks old right now so his main job is just sleeping but I can see the DockATot’s functionality changing with baby’s age.

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Hands down, the best part about the Dockatots is how lightweight and portable it is. I’ve used it in basically in every single room in our house. We have a very large and heavy pack and play for our first son which can be such a pain to set up and fly with. This is going to be a game changer for when we travel! The case is pretty easy to unzip and remove but definitely requires a little bit more effort to get back on.

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I was also sent the mobile Toy Arch and Cheeky Chums Toy Set which attaches super easily onto the sides of the DockATot. I love these kind of sensory high-contrast toys for babies. It helps stimulate their imagination and improve their fine motor skills as they practice reaching for the toys.

Overall, I’m a huge fan of the DockATot. I use it every single day and it really puts my mind at peace knowing my baby is in a safe and comfortable spot.

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