The Baby Box

Functional Analysis:

  • Handles
  • On both sides can provide additional support to grasp and transport box form one surface to the next.
  • Size
  • Box is large enough (2×3) to store baby supplies.
  • Box is small to fit in smaller areas.
  • Convertibility
  • Box is versatile to be used as a bed, which can make it easier to feed baby at night and change diaper, and to limit new parent concerns of keeping an eye on child.
  • Portability
  • Easy to carry throughout the home. For instance, if a parent needs to shower and does not feel comfortable to leave baby in the crib the baby box easy is to carry into the bathroom while you take a shower.
  • Other Considerations
  • Reduced risk for SIDS.
  • Can be used 0-6 months.
  • Parents can order it online but have to watch 10 minute video to be train how to use the box and the starter kit to the box.
  • Can be used as a baby registry option: thus can pick and choose which products to be included (i.e. baby wipes, diapers, bibs, baby lotion/shampoo, nasal tubes to clean nose, etc.)

More Information

CBS news article on Baby Box: http://www.cbsnews.com/news/baby-boxes-nj-promotes-cardboard-cribs/

Also see this artcile by “My Mommy Connections”:
https://www.mommyconnections.ca/blog/2016/06/17/the-baby-box-co-review/

Worth Noting:

Unique program providing new parents with baby supplies in a box that can double as a co-sleepr and changing mat.

Two parents beside cardboard box with baby inside.