There are a lot of kind of bassinets and most of them include a canopy. Depending on where you are going to use the bassinet it is important to have a bassinet canopy because it helps to block out the light. Besides, if you are going to put the bassinet in your room and you want to have the light on til late, a canopy will help to ensure that baby will not wake up due to the annoying light.
Depending on where the bassinet is placed sunlight can disturb the baby. With a canopy you can avoid this and your baby will be able to continue sleeping.
Canopies can be retractable or removable and this is a very useful feature. It will be important to get the canopy out of the way easily if you need to change your baby inside the bassinet. In this case, canopy can disturb you so it will be useful to be able to remove it easily.
There are also frilly curtains or fabric canopies that drape over the bassinet. However, you have to take care with this kind of canopies because they can cause a strangulation hazard if your baby is able to reach it.
In general, canopies add security in a bassinet because baby feels more enclosed.
The summer infant classic comfort bassinet features an adjustable canopy that, when assembled up, will block bright overhead lighting that could disrupt your baby during nap time so baby can rest peacefully.
The summer infant bentwood bassinet features an adjustable canopy with adorable embroidery detail.
The dream on me lacy portable 2 in 1 bassinet features a full canopy. Appart from avoid bright lights while your baby is sleeping the canopy can be also used as a mosquito net.
This Kolcraft cuddle ‘n care 2 in 1 bassinet includes a canopy that gives your baby restful sleep by providing pleasant shade. Besides, the canopy includes a mobile with three hanging plush toys that provide visual stimulation and keep your baby entertained.
The Delta children sweet beginnings bassinet includes an adjustable canopy that moves up and down and lets your baby sleep without being annoyed by bright light. Moreover, the canopy can be completely removed.
The badger basket elite oval bassinet features a graceful canopy that shades the interior to keep out harsh light while your baby is snoozing. Besides, this beautiful ruffled drape canopy is height adjustable.
Bassinet canopy comparison chart
You can see in the following chart a resume of bassinets with different kind of canopies:
|Summer Infant Classic Comfort Wood Bassinet||adjustable|
|Summer Infant Bentwood Bassinet with Motion||adjustable|
|Dream On Me Lacy Portable 2 in 1 Bassinet||mobile with hanging toys|
|Kolcraft Cuddle ‘N Care 2-in-1 Bassinet||mobile with hanging toys|
|Delta Children Sweet Beginnings Bassinet||adjustable / removable|
|Badger Basket Elite Oval Bassinet||height adjustable|