How do you lock the sides of a travel cot?
Place the mattress in the travel cot with the padded side up, align the touch fasteners on the mattress with those on the base and press down to ensure they are stuck together. Push the center of the cot base downwards until it audibly locks into place.
Can I use a travel cot as a permanent sleeping arrangement?
Portable cots are helpful when travelling and for short-term arrangements, but should not be used on a permanent basis. They must be used correctly to avoid injuries to your child. Think safety first with these helpful tips.
What age is a travel cot for?
Some of the most compact cots are light to carry and easy to store but for this reason will only last from around 3 months to 18 months. Others are bigger and you can use them from 3 months or 6 months up to 3 years or even 5 years of age, as with the Bushbaby Nestegg Pop-up Travel Cot.
How long can you use a travel cot for?
A: Little ones can use Joie travel cots from birth until 15kg (approximately 3 years) or until they are able to climb out. Most accessories, such as changers, bassinets, and napping seats, are usable up to 9kg or until the child can sit, kneel, or pull themselves up unaided (approximately 6 months).
What do you need to know about travel cots?
I didnt know that most travel cots have the instructions on the mattress until my friend told me after I had cut the sides open on mine with a knife after wrestling with it for an hour! I was convinced one of the catches were broken so I cut it open and then threw it out my garden in temper.
What to do with a broken travel cot?
Or at least that is how most travel cots work! As pp’s have said, make sure all sides are locked in before pushing the base down. I fought with mine for hours and the instructions were extremely unclear before I went online and googled putting up a travel cot!
What kind of travel cot is red kite?
Mine is red kite and I have to click the longer sides up and then the shorter ones, sometimes I have to persist and really flick them up untill they click into place and then push the bottom down! I hope you work it out that must be really frustrating, have you looked on you tube?
Why is my red kite travel cot not working?
If i triedto click a longer side into place first then there would always be a side left that didnt work x Mine is red kite and I have to click the longer sides up and then the shorter ones, sometimes I have to persist and really flick them up untill they click into place and then push the bottom down!