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Fisher-Price Soothing Motion Bassinet

LOVE: 30 NEUTRAL: 32
REGRET: 9 WANT: 48

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what parents are saying

LOVE: 30 NEUTRAL: 32
REGRET: 9 WANT: 48
  • Not a soothing motion at all. More like a jerky, wake up the baby motion. Oct 02, 2021

  • I do not regret buying it. I loved the swinging option. It definitely gave me extra time for sleep. But I definitely won’t be reusing it Aug 18, 2021

  • A lot of soothing options. It is a cute bassinet. The downfall was it is battery operated. Would prefer it to plug in. Jun 02, 2021

  • We used this for our first but didn't bother to save it. It is very hard and the the motion/sounds turns off after 30 minutes which always woke the baby. Served the purpose, but not amazing. Apr 14, 2021

  • I thought this was cute however my little one refused to sleep in it Apr 03, 2021

  • This has worked well for us and my little one. We keep it by our bed. I like that it has white noise, nightlight, and vibration included on it. Mar 19, 2021

  • I did not like this at all. Because of the swaying motion my son rolled all around in it and would end up rolling into the mesh sides, it did not feel stable at all. He never slept in it either. Mar 18, 2021

  • we love it, I just wish the height could be adjusted since our bed is up high. Mar 17, 2021

  • Loved this bassinet! The vibrating was a lifesaver during those first few months. I also love the nightlight for those middle of the night feedings. It’s also not bulky at all and fit great by the bed Dec 23, 2020

  • My baby slept in this bassinet until she was about 5 months old. I love the removable sound/vibration/light machine on the side. The machine is now in my baby's room and we play the music at bed time. Dec 07, 2020

  • We let ours go to a new home after our second. Although I didn't hate it, I would not buy it again. It is not travel friendly and it hard to move. Our boy could careless about the features on it. Oct 27, 2020

    • Lori G.
    • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Haven't had the chance to use it yet. Was given to me by a friend. Seems sturdy and nice but not really cushioning. Will update again. Oct 18, 2020

  • its really great in a compact space. I got this as a hand-me-down and we used it with my last baby for about 8 months until she started pulling up. love it. love the music. the stars. the vibrating. Oct 02, 2020

  • Pro:moves side to side, back and forth or in a kind of circular motion, light turns on gradually, mesh sides, white noise or music options, vibration.Con:wish volume could be louder and stay on longer Sep 09, 2020

  • Love love love! My son sleeps in this every night. We turn on music and vibrations. Has a place underneath to store blankets, diapers, etc. Only wish the mobile moved with a motor. Aug 22, 2020

    • Traci A.
    • Bridgeport, West Virginia

    This is a very nice bassinet. Unfortunately the pad is made of plastic. My daughter woke up several nights due to being very warm/sweaty. Jul 30, 2020

  • Bought this used and happy I did because baby didn’t love how it moved every time he moved Jun 27, 2020

  • Bought this for my niece but my son would use it when we visited. They both loved the lullabys and vibrating features. May 27, 2020

  • Good sturdy construction. Like the rocking ability, helps to put baby to sleep. The vibration is also a great feature. Only issue i have is the mattress pad even with the sheets are cold. Apr 24, 2020

  • I can’t recommend this bassinet enough!!! I love that you can sway the bassinet to help soothe baby. Also love the vibrate and sounds options. So happy with this purchase. Apr 24, 2020

  • Pros: white noise/ music & vibrating feature help soothe baby to sleep, sleek. Cons: mattress is hard and uncomfortable to sleep on, light doesn’t seem to get baby’s attention to help with soothing. Apr 06, 2020

  • The vibrating feature is nice. We have a separate sound machine so we don’t use the sounds much. The swaying tends to be rough when baby moves so I have it strapped to limit motion. Decent bassinet Apr 04, 2020

  • This was great for the first couple of months that my baby needed it. Good price, really liked the noises and the starry lights, my baby liked staring at them. Mar 28, 2020

  • Great for first 3-5 months. Loved the vibration, the nightlight, and ability to gently rock/glide. Perfect t for beside the bed. Mar 15, 2020

  • Great and conveniently connected to smart phone thru the app Mar 11, 2020

  • Super cute, and I really liked the nightlight and vibration features, as did my little one. Not too large for a bedroom. Jan 08, 2020

  • Love, love, love this bassinet. Our babe loved sleeping in this. I really liked the ability to rock it as needed, it has a vibrate feature, and the night light allowed me to see during night feedings. Jan 04, 2020

  • My son did not seem to like this he would not sleep in it for more than 10 minutes. Maybe because of the movement, he didn't feel secure? Jan 03, 2020

  • We don't really use this ever. The padding is so thin. The vibration scares baby and it doesn't move on it's own. The lights are a good feature. Should have spent a little more and got a different one Jan 02, 2020

  • This Is a nice bassinet however, the vibration didn’t work like I had hoped and every time my baby moved the bassinet would move as well sometimes disturbing him at times. Jan 01, 2020

  • Used this for my niece and I always felt she was safe and she slept so wonderfully in this bassinet! Love the music and light options. Would recommend! Dec 04, 2019

  • Pro: simple, cute, has lights and sounds Con: mattress, toy mobile not appealing, basket moves with infant movements Which startles and wakes my baby I fixed cons To make it work for us Nov 17, 2019

  • My 2nd son will sleep in this for the night. Love all the bells and whistles that come with it. However, my first son that had reflux didn't like it so much. Sep 10, 2019

  • I found the vibrate function useful. You can also rock the baby or secure the straps so that it is stationary. I do wish it was more portable but the weight does make it vary stable and sturdy. Sep 02, 2019

  • Bought this for my second child and loved it, however, wish I would have bought one with multiple uses because I only used it for the first couple weeks. Aug 09, 2019

  • Great bassinet! My little one like the vibration good self soother for bed time and the jungle white noise is good even my husband enjoys it lol Jul 26, 2019

  • Ticked all the boxes for us. Smaller footprint than pack n play and it kept baby safe and close. Never used the music box and the mesh "shelf". Biggest con is that you can't buy extra bedsheets Jul 26, 2019

  • Only useful for newborns once the baby starts moving it’s a little flimsy. Space efficient and very useful for co-sleeping. It’s a hit or miss Jul 09, 2019

  • Great size and love the accessories music/lights/vibrator. Baby girl sleeps well in it. Not a fan of the mattress but the dockAtot fits perfect in it. Jun 27, 2019

  • Bought this because my son slept so much better in the rock and play than his bassinet. I liked the vibration feature and that I could rock it, but ultimately he slept about the same as a bassinet. Jun 05, 2019

  • It’s at a great height and I love the light feature, vibration and sound machine. Only negative is that it is not comfortable at all, we had to add padding so my baby would sleep in it. Jun 03, 2019

  • Used this for my firstborn. Loved that it was breathable and through the night I just had to look over and I could see through the mesh. Sturdy and comfortable. Love the portable night light!! May 16, 2019

  • Initially our little one did not like the rocking movement which even occurs when secured tightly. As she lost her startle reflex she has enjoyed sleeping in this more. Apr 29, 2019

  • GREAT bassinet! I love the vibrate feature. Apr 23, 2019

  • Only thing my son would sleep in for the first 3 months! We loved the vibration and the noise machine in it. Wish it rocked on its own vs manual though. Sound machine/vibration can detach too Apr 02, 2019

  • I loved this basinet and the fact that it had a night light on the sound made it so easy to change my baby in the middle of the night without waking him too much Jan 29, 2019

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  • Not a soothing motion at all. More like a jerky, wake up the baby motion. Oct 02, 2021

  • I do not regret buying it. I loved the swinging option. It definitely gave me extra time for sleep. But I definitely won’t be reusing it Aug 18, 2021

  • A lot of soothing options. It is a cute bassinet. The downfall was it is battery operated. Would prefer it to plug in. Jun 02, 2021

  • We used this for our first but didn't bother to save it. It is very hard and the the motion/sounds turns off after 30 minutes which always woke the baby. Served the purpose, but not amazing. Apr 14, 2021

  • I thought this was cute however my little one refused to sleep in it Apr 03, 2021

  • This has worked well for us and my little one. We keep it by our bed. I like that it has white noise, nightlight, and vibration included on it. Mar 19, 2021

  • I did not like this at all. Because of the swaying motion my son rolled all around in it and would end up rolling into the mesh sides, it did not feel stable at all. He never slept in it either. Mar 18, 2021

  • we love it, I just wish the height could be adjusted since our bed is up high. Mar 17, 2021

  • Loved this bassinet! The vibrating was a lifesaver during those first few months. I also love the nightlight for those middle of the night feedings. It’s also not bulky at all and fit great by the bed Dec 23, 2020

  • My baby slept in this bassinet until she was about 5 months old. I love the removable sound/vibration/light machine on the side. The machine is now in my baby's room and we play the music at bed time. Dec 07, 2020

  • We let ours go to a new home after our second. Although I didn't hate it, I would not buy it again. It is not travel friendly and it hard to move. Our boy could careless about the features on it. Oct 27, 2020

    • Lori G.
    • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Haven't had the chance to use it yet. Was given to me by a friend. Seems sturdy and nice but not really cushioning. Will update again. Oct 18, 2020

  • its really great in a compact space. I got this as a hand-me-down and we used it with my last baby for about 8 months until she started pulling up. love it. love the music. the stars. the vibrating. Oct 02, 2020

  • Pro:moves side to side, back and forth or in a kind of circular motion, light turns on gradually, mesh sides, white noise or music options, vibration.Con:wish volume could be louder and stay on longer Sep 09, 2020

  • Love love love! My son sleeps in this every night. We turn on music and vibrations. Has a place underneath to store blankets, diapers, etc. Only wish the mobile moved with a motor. Aug 22, 2020

    • Traci A.
    • Bridgeport, West Virginia

    This is a very nice bassinet. Unfortunately the pad is made of plastic. My daughter woke up several nights due to being very warm/sweaty. Jul 30, 2020

  • Bought this used and happy I did because baby didn’t love how it moved every time he moved Jun 27, 2020

  • Bought this for my niece but my son would use it when we visited. They both loved the lullabys and vibrating features. May 27, 2020

  • Good sturdy construction. Like the rocking ability, helps to put baby to sleep. The vibration is also a great feature. Only issue i have is the mattress pad even with the sheets are cold. Apr 24, 2020

  • I can’t recommend this bassinet enough!!! I love that you can sway the bassinet to help soothe baby. Also love the vibrate and sounds options. So happy with this purchase. Apr 24, 2020

  • Pros: white noise/ music & vibrating feature help soothe baby to sleep, sleek. Cons: mattress is hard and uncomfortable to sleep on, light doesn’t seem to get baby’s attention to help with soothing. Apr 06, 2020

  • The vibrating feature is nice. We have a separate sound machine so we don’t use the sounds much. The swaying tends to be rough when baby moves so I have it strapped to limit motion. Decent bassinet Apr 04, 2020

  • This was great for the first couple of months that my baby needed it. Good price, really liked the noises and the starry lights, my baby liked staring at them. Mar 28, 2020

  • Great for first 3-5 months. Loved the vibration, the nightlight, and ability to gently rock/glide. Perfect t for beside the bed. Mar 15, 2020

  • Great and conveniently connected to smart phone thru the app Mar 11, 2020

  • Super cute, and I really liked the nightlight and vibration features, as did my little one. Not too large for a bedroom. Jan 08, 2020

  • Love, love, love this bassinet. Our babe loved sleeping in this. I really liked the ability to rock it as needed, it has a vibrate feature, and the night light allowed me to see during night feedings. Jan 04, 2020

  • My son did not seem to like this he would not sleep in it for more than 10 minutes. Maybe because of the movement, he didn't feel secure? Jan 03, 2020

  • We don't really use this ever. The padding is so thin. The vibration scares baby and it doesn't move on it's own. The lights are a good feature. Should have spent a little more and got a different one Jan 02, 2020

  • This Is a nice bassinet however, the vibration didn’t work like I had hoped and every time my baby moved the bassinet would move as well sometimes disturbing him at times. Jan 01, 2020

  • Used this for my niece and I always felt she was safe and she slept so wonderfully in this bassinet! Love the music and light options. Would recommend! Dec 04, 2019

  • Pro: simple, cute, has lights and sounds Con: mattress, toy mobile not appealing, basket moves with infant movements Which startles and wakes my baby I fixed cons To make it work for us Nov 17, 2019

  • My 2nd son will sleep in this for the night. Love all the bells and whistles that come with it. However, my first son that had reflux didn't like it so much. Sep 10, 2019

  • I found the vibrate function useful. You can also rock the baby or secure the straps so that it is stationary. I do wish it was more portable but the weight does make it vary stable and sturdy. Sep 02, 2019

  • Bought this for my second child and loved it, however, wish I would have bought one with multiple uses because I only used it for the first couple weeks. Aug 09, 2019

  • Great bassinet! My little one like the vibration good self soother for bed time and the jungle white noise is good even my husband enjoys it lol Jul 26, 2019

  • Ticked all the boxes for us. Smaller footprint than pack n play and it kept baby safe and close. Never used the music box and the mesh "shelf". Biggest con is that you can't buy extra bedsheets Jul 26, 2019

  • Only useful for newborns once the baby starts moving it’s a little flimsy. Space efficient and very useful for co-sleeping. It’s a hit or miss Jul 09, 2019

  • Great size and love the accessories music/lights/vibrator. Baby girl sleeps well in it. Not a fan of the mattress but the dockAtot fits perfect in it. Jun 27, 2019

  • Bought this because my son slept so much better in the rock and play than his bassinet. I liked the vibration feature and that I could rock it, but ultimately he slept about the same as a bassinet. Jun 05, 2019

  • It’s at a great height and I love the light feature, vibration and sound machine. Only negative is that it is not comfortable at all, we had to add padding so my baby would sleep in it. Jun 03, 2019

  • Used this for my firstborn. Loved that it was breathable and through the night I just had to look over and I could see through the mesh. Sturdy and comfortable. Love the portable night light!! May 16, 2019

  • Initially our little one did not like the rocking movement which even occurs when secured tightly. As she lost her startle reflex she has enjoyed sleeping in this more. Apr 29, 2019

  • GREAT bassinet! I love the vibrate feature. Apr 23, 2019

  • Only thing my son would sleep in for the first 3 months! We loved the vibration and the noise machine in it. Wish it rocked on its own vs manual though. Sound machine/vibration can detach too Apr 02, 2019

  • I loved this basinet and the fact that it had a night light on the sound made it so easy to change my baby in the middle of the night without waking him too much Jan 29, 2019

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