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HELP! travel cot with zip-down side for semi-cosleeping 14mo?

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bytheseaside Mon 11-Nov-13 13:38:53

I need to get a travel cot to stay in hotel with my co-sleeping 14mo very soon - we've been putting off a trip that can't be put off any longer. She bf to sleep,wakes easily if transferred so won't generally sleep in a cot (trying to change, but that's a whole other story). I'm thinking if I can get one with a zip down side, I can lie on cushions of the floor next to her, feed to sleep, then zip her up! I want something that I can also use as a playpen on the trip whilst I'm in the shower etc.
Does anyone have experience of travel cots for a similar baby? I've seen the phil and teds one - very expensive, but might do the trick. Is is silly to be getting a travel cot for a baby of this age?

Rosa Mon 11-Nov-13 13:49:22
LemonBreeland Mon 11-Nov-13 13:52:03

You could get a samsonite pop up cot. Can't do a link as I'm on the app just now. They do two sizes, a tiny one for little babies and a bigger one.

LemonBreeland Mon 11-Nov-13 13:53:40

https://www.google.it/search?rlz=1C1CHFX_itIT518IT533&espv=210&es_sm=93&biw=600&bih=482&tbm=isch&sa=1&ei=KuGAUry5AoK30QWD34CYBQ&q=samsonite+pop+up+cot&oq=samsonite+pop+up+&gs_l=img.1.2.0l4j0i24l6.3494.5661.0.8354.8.4.0.4.4.0.298.736.0j3j1.4.0....0...1c.1.31.img..0.8.858.xwK0cCkHRcQ#biv=i%7C8%3Bd%7CKVBVJmGq5jj65M%3A Hope this link works

bytheseaside Mon 11-Nov-13 18:08:17

Thank you both! The chicco might work - how high is it off the floor,and is the mattress ok? The samsonite probably wouldn't do it, as I don't think it would 'contain' her once asleep or work as a playpen.

Rosa Mon 11-Nov-13 18:15:52

The chicco is about a hand sideways off the floor. The mattress was a thin one ok for the odd night but we used it a fair bit so had another mattress a cotton one that we bought apart and rolled into another bag.

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