Learn how to start a baby registry - playpens in this video form The experts at Great Beginnings.
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Hi I am Esandra (ph) Castro with Great Beginnings showing you how to make a perfect baby registry. Now we will be speaking about portable playpens. First thing, we are going to talk about is weight requirement on Pack n Plays. You have a changing station, and all will have the same basic weights. They will hold a maximum weight of 25 pounds. You will also have easy removal for travel. The next piece we will talk about is the bassinet. They will hold a maximum weight of 15 pounds, also is removable. The mattress will come off the bassinet, and the mattress once is laid in down, the furthest point on the Pack n Plays holds a maximum weight of 30 pounds. The most particular thing about Pack n Plays is this that they do travel easy. The proper way to open and close them is when that center is brought up to the very top, all four sides will collapse. Once you have them collapsed, you bring all the sides together, the same mattress will wrap around it, and they all will come with their own travel bag. They weigh somewhere around 20 to 25 pounds. Now when it comes to opening the Pack n Plays, it will the same rule of thumb. You will open it the right back up. Hold the center, spread out your frame, make sure it's secured on all four sides, and the last thing we are doing, separate in the Pack n Plays, pushing all the way down in the center. Once it's secured most Pack n Plays now come with their own basic bells and whistles. They will come with music, light, sound, and vibration. The vibration is typically put on the bassinet, and the music, light, and sound is right inside the box. They also sometimes come with options of like mobiles, or their own playing changing stations, their own organizers, wipe storage, diaper storage, and a place to put your solutions or lotions.