Best Bassinet For Twins : Double The Joy All In One Bassinet

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Becoming new parents of twin babies is really exhilarating.

Initially, the news must have been so exciting and happy.

Whilst the happiness remains and continues to build up to the EDD, the excitement starts to wane and becomes more to an OMG! I’m having twins, what do I need to do?

When you are expecting twins, almost everything doubles. And when you have two babies at the same time, you’ll need a comfortable place for both to sleep in when they arrive.

Here the top 5 Best Bassinet For Twins. Yes, there are special double bassinets for twins.

I only knew about this when I was helping my BFF when she was so overwhelmed about becoming a new mother to twins last summer.

Top 5 Best Bassinets For Twins - Comparison Table


Baby Trend


Joovy Room2


Simmons  Twin Bassinet


Graco Packn Play Twins


HALO  Twin Bassinest













JPMA Certified








bassinet and standalone on its own.

-Many features 

-Playpen is larger than average

-Portable with 2 wheels

-Flippable changing station and doesn’t occupy space of 1 bassinet.

-Bedside Bassinet

-Has Wheels

-Easy to Assemble



-360 rotation



-Side walls lowered for easy access


-Hard to spot clean

-Wheels lock up

Playpen and bassinet accessory separately purchased

Bassinet accessory is not completely flat (dips in middle)

-Not sturdy enough

-Sidewalls of bassinet not collapsible so need to get upright to get to baby

-Bassinets are not removable

-Difficult to clean

-Middle divider sags and causes babies to roll to the middle.

-No wheels so you’ll need to carry it around

-Heavy @ 55lbs

Bottom Line

All you need in 1 for 2  

Roomy playpen with bassinet accessory

Twin bedside bassinet

Budget choice bassinet + pack n play

Bedside bassinet made for nursing c-section moms



-Playard and changing station

1) Playpen

2) Bassinet Accessory

Bedside Bassinet

Bassinet + Pack n Play

Bedside Bassinet

Weight / Age 


20lbs / 6months

Changing table :25 lbs

Bassinet: up to 30lbs

Playpen: child <35"

5 months

Bassinet: 30lbs

Pack n play: 35" height



Yes 2 wheels.

Yes. 2 wheels

Yes. 2 wheels

Yes. 2 wheels


Assembled Weight



29 lbs




Best Bassinet For Twins Reviews

Baby Trend Twin Nursery Center

Baby Trend - The Company

Baby Trend has been in the baby and juvenile products business for more than 30 years. Baby Trend’s aim is to produce innovative solutions for the ever increasing demands of new parents.

This has motivated Baby Trend to have innovative and award winning products that has captivated the new parents market.

Not only the products are innovative but are also safe (JPMA certified) and available at an affordable price.

Baby Trend Twin Nursery Center

The Baby Trend Twin Nursery Center is essentially a playard or playpen with a set of detachable twin bassinets that comes with its own canopy and handle.

It has almost everything you need for your babies to sleep in. is essentially a playard or playpen with a set of detachable twin bassinets that comes with its own canopy and handle. 

It has almost everything you need for your babies to sleep in.

The Baby Trend Twin Nursery Center has 3 different variants which are similar but we have separated them out in a table below with their key differences.




Assembled weight




Changing table / Storage caddy/basket

Both included and is attached / integrated to the nursery center

Storage caddy / basket but NO changing table

Both included however storage caddy basket is not attached / integrated to the nursery center


  • Two Removable Rock-A-Bye Bassinet
  • Each Removable Rock-A-Bye Bassinet converts to a stand alone rocker
  • Removable Rock-A-Bye Bassinet comes with canopy and carry handle, plush fabric and mesh sides for proper ventilation
  • 2 toys on each Removable Rock-A-Bye Bassinet
  • Flip away changing table (only available in the GoLite and Twins Nursery Center)
  • Parent Organizer / Storage Caddy
  • Large wheels with brakes
  • Travel/storage tote bag
  • Soothing center 2 types of music (lullabies and nature sounds) volume control, nightlight, and vibration
  • Music center includes two styles of music and nature sounds

What we liked about the Baby Trend Twins Nursery Center

The Baby Trend Twin Nursery Center  is the perfect solution for parents with twins.

It features two removable side by side bassinets (known as Rock-A-Bye), with their own canopy and carry handle, plush fabric and mesh sides for proper ventilation for removability. 

Each bassinet includes 2 toys. Each Rock-A-Bye detached from the Nursery Center can be converted into a standalone rocker.

Also, each Rock-A-Bye has its own soothing center with light music and sounds, nightlight and vibration. 

It is also portable with 2 wheels  and you can pack everything into a travel / storage tote bag when you need to travel. 

And when your twins have grown out of the bassinets, you can make full use of the playard until they are about a year old or 15 lbs each.

What we didn’t like about the Baby Trends Twin Nursery Center

The soft material in the bassinet is difficult to spot clean and it  soaks up spit up and blow outs. 

(The bassinet liner, mattress pad, and fuzzy mattress cover can be removed separately, and washed on delicate cycle and hung to dry)

Also the mesh walls allow spit up through all the way down to the bottom of the pack and play.

With the models that have the changing table, you will need to remove one bassinet in order to place the changing table.

It does make sense as you’ll be changing one baby and the other will be in the bassinet. 

However, in reality it can be a little difficult to manage (especially if and when both babies have a blow out about the same can happen to twins!)  

Lastly, the  wheels, they are not very smooth as they lock up occasionally. 


  • Bassinet are detachable and standalone on its own.
  • Many features - toys, soothing center , canopy , rocker feature and handle for each bassinet
  • Portable
  • Playpen for extended use until 12 months old / when baby is able to get up


  • Difficult to spot clean. Need to remove entire bassinet to machine wash.3
  • Changing table uses space of 1 bassinet
  • Wheels tend to lock up

The Joovy Room2 Portable Playpen + Room² Twin Nursery Center Bassinet Playpen Accessory

Joovy , The Company

Joovy is a family run business and every family member is active in the business.

Founded by Rob Gardner and built from ground up  when he became a dad and realised he could do a better job with better baby products.

His wife, mom, sister and brother are all in the business in key roles. 

Joovy’s products are carefully designed and well thought for the users (parents), as they were and still are parents. 

They have been in the shoes of most new parents. Therefore, Joovy’s products are designed to grow with families and not outdated by the time you have another baby. Joovy is also JPMA certified. 

The Joovy Room2 Portable Playpen + Room² Twin Nursery Center Bassinet Playpen Accessory

 Note: There are two separate products here from the same company.

Basically it is a combination between a twin bassinet and playpen. The Twin Nursery Bassinet is an extension accessory from the Portable Playpen.

The Twin Nursery Bassinet is equipped with a changing station and it is also removable and easy to clean. The bassinet has a middle divider, one for each twin. 

  • Includes changing table, bassinet, and bassinet divider
  • Changing table flips to side for storage-
  • Changing pad is removable and washable
  • Changing table holds up to 25 lbs
  • Bassinet holds up to 30 lbs total (or two 15 lb babies)
  • Easy to attach

Use the Room² Twin Nursery Center’s bassinet at full size, or zip in the divider for twins.

When they’ve outgrown the bassinet, remove it and store, and use the Room2 playpen as a safe sleep and play space.

The changing pad flips over the side and out of the way so babies can lay and play, and the included pad is 100% machine washable.


Maximum Child Height: 35 in or when the child is able to climb himself out.

Open Size: 39.75 x 39.75 x 31 in (W L H)

Mattress Area: 9.51 ft²

Folded Size: 10 x 9.5 x 37 in (W L H)

Playard Weight: 29.6 lbs

Bassinet with changing table weight: 9.5 pounds

What we liked about the Joovy Room2 Portable Playpen + Room² Twin Nursery Center Bassinet Playpen Accessory

The new room2 (Room squared) is nearly 50% (almost 10 square feet) larger than most traditional playards, so you will be able to use it longer and play more, baby has plenty of room to play and stay entertained. Reliable, durable and built for endurance. Perfect for twins.

 An essential piece of gear for families with twins, offering abundant room for two babies. Low center of gravity. The heavy duty padded mattress supports a baby from 0M+ up to 35”. 2 wheels help in moving the playard.

 The Room² sets high standards and has been known as a “workhorse” because it’s reliable and built for endurance. 

 Sturdy enough to be used with multiple kids and in playgroups, the Room² can withstand the use of growing families. 

 The Room² has a low center of gravity and comes with a heavy duty mattress that will support a baby from 0M+ up to 35”. 

 The Bassinet accessory has a flippable changing station and you’ll just attach on the top of the bassinet accessory so you don’t need to bring out one of twins to fit the changing station. 

 Last but not least, Joovy offers a 2 year warranty. 

What we liked about the Joovy Room2 Portable Playpen + Room² Twin Nursery Center Bassinet Playpen Accessory

 First of all, please be aware that there are 2 separate products here. One is the playpen and the other is the bassinet accessory with the attachable changing station.

 It can be confusing that getting the twin nursery center bassinet playpen accessory also includes the playpen, it does not! The Joovy Room2 Portable playpen is a separate item altogether. 

 Since both are complementary to each other, we don’t quite understand just why Joovy didn’t make an option to purchase this as one single product.

 Other than that, the bassinet accessory dips in the middle so it may cause babies the roll to the middle.   


  • Larger than average playpen
  • Portable with 2 wheels
  • Flippable changing station and doesn’t occupy space of 1 bassinet
  • Affordable price point


  • You need to purchase the playpen and bassinet accessory separately
  • Bassinet accessory is not completely flat (dips in middle)

Simmons Kids By The Bed City Sleeper Bassinet for Twins

Delta Children, the Company

The makers of the Simmons Kids By The Bed City Sleeper Bassinet for Twins, Delta Children has been established for over 50 years with over 50 product patents in baby products.

The founder Louis Shamie Sr. was inspired by the wonders of becoming a new parent , founded Delta Children in 1968 and has passed on the business to the 2nd and 3rd generation of his family.

Safety has always been Delta Children’s top priority as it is a JPMA certified manufacturer

The founder’s motto was that any product Delta Children made “had to be good enough for their own children to use” and that has been true until today. 

Simmons Kids By The Bed City Sleeper Bassinet for Twins

The Simmons Kids by The Bed City Sleeper Bassinet for Twins is a classic bedside co-sleeping bassinet, where you can place the bassinet right next to your bed.

The bassinet is made of lightweight material and is easy to assemble.

You can also adjust the height of the bassinet as it has 5 adjustable height settings (from 32.5” to 38.5”). 

Mesh sides and walls offer maximum airflow (and visibility) and allow your twins to sleep closely, while providing a safe, separate sleep space for each baby.

Slim base with wheels easily slides under your bed, sofa or chair making it compact and good for small spaces.

Summary of Features

  • JPMA certified to meet or exceed all safety standards set by the CPSC & ASTM
  • Recommended for ages 0-5 months
  • Stop use at 5 months or once your infant can push up on their hands and knees, whichever comes first
  • Assembled dimensions: 30” (length) x 30” (width) x 32.5"-38.25” (height)
  • Product Weight: 26.0 lbs

What we liked about the Simmons Kids By The Bed City Sleeper Bassinet for Twins

The Simmons Kids by The Bed City Sleeper Bassinet for Twins is a classic bedside bassinet. 

You will want to be close to your babies especially when you have two of them at the same time. This is one of the only twin bassinets that can be placed bedside. There is also a

It also has storage pockets on the side of the bassinet to keep all the baby and mommy essentials. 

What we disliked about  Simmons Kids By The Bed City Sleeper Bassinet for Twins

The overall build is OK but we found it a little flimsy. A twin bassinet has to be sturdy enough.

The sidewalls of the bassinet are also not collapsible so you’ll need to get a little bit more upright to get to your babies. 


  • Bedside bassinet
  • Portable with wheels
  • Easy to assemble
  • Mesh walls and sides - good ventilation and visibility
  • Affordable price point


  • Not sturdy enough
  • Sidewalls of bassinet not collapsible so need to get upright to get to baby

Graco Pack n Play Twins Playard Bassinet


Graco, the company

Even from the start, Graco parents have been teaming up to help other parents. Graco was founded in 1942 as Graco Metal Products. But the Graco story really begins in 1953, when engineer Rex Thomas dreamed up the company’s first baby product: the Swyngomatic automatic baby swing.


"At Graco, we want parents to know we have you in mind–because we're parents, too. We've gingerly buckled our newborns into their first car seat and joyfully introduced them to friends and family. We've changed midnight diapers and watched our little ones discover the big world on neighborhood strolls. We know that life as a parent can be messy, exhilarating, silly, and exhausting–sometimes all at once! But the one constant is the love we feel for our kids. That's why we thoughtfully design Graco products with parents and babies in mind. We've done the research and the testing to design quality baby gear with the comfort and convenience features you want." 

Graco Pack n Play Twins Playard Bassinet

The Graco Pack n Play Twins Playard Bassinet is first and foremost a pack n play or playard.

The playard was modified to include a pair of bassinets. 

Both bassinets are equipped with canopies to shield your twins from bright lights.

When your twins outgrow the bassinet, you can easily switch to the playard for more room to play or sleep. 

  • Roomy playard features cozy, quilted twin bassinets that make a perfect spot for your babies to rest
  • Twin bassinet canopies shield your twins from bright light
  • Quilted mattress pad creates a cozy environment
  • Converts to a spacious toddler playard for more room to play or sleep
  • Airy mesh on all sides for maximum ventilation
  • Product Dimensions: 46" (L) / 35" (W) / 34" (H)
  • Assembled weight: 29 lbs

Bassinet: Infants up to 15 lbs and unable to push up on hands and knees (one child per side).

Playard: Children up to 35" tall, unable to climb out

What we liked about the Graco Pack n Play Twins Playard Bassinet

Pack n Plays built with bassinet for twins are always a good thing. It saves you money in the long run especially having twins, you will need almost double of everything.

The Graco Pack n Play Twins Playard Bassinet is a simple pack n play with bassinet without the frills and at an affordable price.

The Graco Pack n Play Twins Playard Bassinet is easy assembled and disassembled. Comes with a storage bag so you can travel with it conveniently. 

What we didn’t liked about the Graco Pack n Play Twins Playard Bassinet

We actually thought that the bassinets were two separate units that could be taken out one at a time. Turns out they are all one piece and not removable. 

Since it is basically a one piece bassinet with 2 canopies , it was sharing the same mattress.

You have to change the entire sheet if either baby has a blow out or leaky diaper.  Lastly, the bassinet tends to sag in the middle so babies will end up rolling to the middle.


  • Affordable pack n play bassinet combo


  • Bassinet are not removable
  • Difficult to clean
  • Middle divider sags and causes babies to roll to the middle

Halo Twin Bassinest

Halo - the company

For over 25 years, HALO®’s mission has been to create simple, innovative products that make safe sleep easier for you—and more comfortable for your baby.

The founder of HALO® lost his firstborn to SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome) and he has made it his life’s mission to ensure another family wouldn’t have to experience the same tragedy.

The Halo Twin Bassinest

Just like the flagship bassinest, the Halo twin bassinest is a double bedside co-sleeper bassinet with lowering side walls.

The highlight of all of the HALO® Bassinest Swivel Sleepers is that it has a 360° swivel and rotation so you can tend to your twin babies at all angles. 

  • Rotates 360-degrees to bring twins to you for close, safe sleep.
  • Both side walls lower so tending to babies is easy. Walls can be locked in the upright position, if desired.
  • Makes caring for your baby while recovering from childbirth easier, especially from c-section
  • Sturdy, stable 4-point base adjusts from 24” to 34” tall to fit most beds.
  • Includes nightlight, 2 levels of vibration, 3 soothing sounds and 3 lullabies with volume control, all with 30-minute auto shutoff. Plus, back-to-bed reminder to alert you to put baby back to bed after feedings.
  • Base easily tucks under bed and requires only 45” clearance from wall, making it ideal for small spaces.
  • Includes two 100% polyester coordinated fitted sheets, two 100% cotton (white) fitted sheets, and two mattress pads
  • Mattress is made from polyester that wipes clean with a damp cloth.  Sheets are machine washable.
  • Includes 2 storage pockets for baby’s essentials.
  • Mattress is waterproof and contains no toxic flame retardants.
  • Assembled weight: 55lbs

What we like about the Halo Twin Bassinest

All around mesh walls offer maximum breathability (and visibility) and provide your twins with the togetherness they crave, while ensuring the safety of separate sleep spaces.

Swivels and rotates 360 degrees to bring either of your twins to you for close, safe sleep and to make getting in and out of bed hassle-free.

This allows better flexibility for twin mommies who are breastfeeding and helps c-section twin mommies not to aggravate their wounds when tending to their twin babies.

What we didn’t liked about the Halo Twin Bassinest.

Although you can carry the bassinet bed , the bassinet does not have wheels so you may need to carry it around.

 It is also more pricey than the other bassinets that we have reviewed but with the uniqueness and features, it is quite worth the price.


  • 360 rotation, swivel and lowering side walls easier for c-section twin moms to get to babies
  • Full features with soothing center and storage bags.

  • Fit in small spaces


  • Pricey
  • No wheels
  • Its quite heavy @ 55lbs

Why bassinet?

It is smaller and probably more portable than a full size crib. When you are having twins having two full size cribs may not be the best especially if space and portability is a concern. 

A bassinet is a great option but for twins, you'll need to ensure that you are looking for double bassinets. 

The bassinet has evolved over the years from a simple wicker Moses basket to having more than a dozen variations in the market today.

Most bassinets today can be categorized into 3 types

Free standing bassinets

Free Standing bassinets are basically a bassinet basket with leg stands to support it. Main difference between bassinets and cribs is the depth.

Bassinets are great for c-section and breastfeeding moms so they don’t need to bend and reach down for their babies compared to cribs which are deeper.  

Bassinets are also more portable compared to a crib.

Cosleeper / Bedside Bassinet

A co-sleeper bassinet is a bassinet that allows the bassinet to be integrated to the parent’s bed, essentially allowing parents to have a watchful eye over the baby.

For moms, especially when breastfeeding, allows you easy access to pick up your baby in the sleep deprived 3am feeds.

It is also great for c-section moms who need bed-rest to recuperate , allow their wounds to heal and with their baby right next to them. 


Multipurpose bassinet is usually the mix of bassinet functions which are simply marketed as 2 in 1 or 3 in 1. I’ve just recently found one that is 4 in 1.

For instance, a multipurpose bassinet can is a bassinet and also a pack n’ play. Some have multi functions such as a changing station and high chair as well.

Multipurpose bassinets are practical as bassinets are usually used up to 5-6 months and babies will graduate to a pack n’ play.

Playard / Pack n Play

This is a good option but when twin babies are newborn to about 5-6 months.

A bassinet could be a better option as it strains your lower back less, need to bend less compared to a playard which is deeper.

A few of our recommendations are bassinet cum playard/ pack n play and once twin babies are about 5-6 months you can graduate them to the playard/ pack n play.

The American Academy of Paediatrics (AAP) recommends an infant to be placed on their backs to sleep from birth until 1 year old. It also recommends a firm sleep surface for babies to sleep on. 

The AAP also recommends bassinets for babies to sleep in (other than crib, portable crib or playard) and it is also advised for babies to room share (without sharing beds) with parents for the 1st 6 months. 

So,  bedside bassinets are ideal for parents especially breastfeeding and c-section moms.

All of the recommended bassinets for breastfeeding above are also in compliance with the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).

While CPSC is the body that sets the safety regulations for manufacturers to comply, essentially a product with the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA) seal is the stamp of approval for the bassinet or product to be fully compliant of all set out safety standards. 

What are the features/ to look out for when getting a bassinet for twins


The obvious would be to have double bassinets. However, there might be other key functions to be aware of such as breastfeeding and c-section twin mommies.

About 75% of twin births are via c-section, that means it can be painful and inconvenient for mommy to keep getting up to nurse and comfort twin babies every 2-3 hours in the first few months of birth.

Bedside or co-sleeping bassinets are great for this. 

Stability /Sturdiness/ Built

Many baby gear furniture needs to be built safe - i.e. sturdy and stable.

Bassinets for twins need to be sturdy and stable as they are keeping 2 babies safe, so it is very important to have a sturdy and well-built structure.

Please make sure the bassinet is not flimsy or tilts to one side.


Bassinet with wheels is definitely one that is more advantageous as you can move it from room to room in the house.

Also, you may want to consider a bassinet that is easily folded and transported so you can bring it along should the need of travelling arise.

Ventilation / Mesh Sides

Bassinets are smaller compared to cribs and your baby is likely to move around or toss from side to side when sleeping.

Having a meshed wall (if the bassinet is fully mesh it’s even better) allows better air flow and ventilation.

It can be also a suffocation hazard if the sides of the bassinet prevents the baby from breathing property (especially non-breathable material). 


A good waterproof mattress (or mattress protector) is important so you can simply wipe off baby’s vomit or spit.

Also, it is easier for you to clean the bassinet if there are any blowout or diaper leaks. So make sure you choose a bassinet that has a waterproof mattress. Or else you could use a bassinet waterproof fitted sheet or mattress protector 


Babies need a few essentials such as diapers, a set of clean clothes, baby wipes and toys to sooth them and much more.

Breastfeeding as well has a few essentials like nipple creams, nursing pads, water bottle, breast milk collector like Hakkaa and etc.

You don’t want to be searching for them when you need them. You should pick a bassinet that has a storage basket or compartments to keep these essentials within easy reach.

If they don’t have any, you could look out for storage caddies to help you. When you have a set of twins, everything doubles, so storage caddies are really important to have.

Budget / Renting

If getting a bassinet is going to blow a hole in your wallet, you may consider renting from Babyquip. They also have rental plans for other baby gear and essentials.


Last but not least, safety. You should pick a bassinet that is sleep safe and certified by relevant bodies such as JPMA (Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association) and CSPC (Consumer Product Safety Commission). These certifications are based on  American Academy of Paediatricians (AAP) Safe Sleep recommendations and in compliance with American Society for Testing & Materials standards. 


Can you put twins in the same bassinet?

Yes. But it has to be big enough for both to sleep in it.

This is called co-bedding and is perfectly safe. In fact, putting twins in the same cot can help them regulate their body temperatures and sleep cycles, and can soothe them and their twin.

What should newborn twins sleep in?

The American Academy of Pediatricians (AAP) recommend that Infants should be placed on a firm sleep surface (eg, mattress in a safety-approved crib) covered by a fitted sheet with no other bedding or soft objects to reduce the risk of SIDS and suffocation.

Such sleep surfaces include crib, portable crib, play yard or bassinet 

How can I manage twins at night?

Consistent sleep time is essential for all babies. For twins, it is important that you establish a sleep routine for both. 

Syncing both sleep and feeding times for twins will allow you to manage your time better and more time to sleep and rest. Don’t be shy to ask for help!


For the Best Bassinet for Twins, we certainly recommend the Baby Trend GoLite® Twins Nursery Center as our no. 1 choice. It is the most complete nursery center for twins with double bassinets equipped with rocker, soothing center, changing table, storage caddy for baby and mommy essentials and expandable playard.

With almost 3 quarters of twin deliveries done via c-section, we understand that getting up and down to nurse and soothe the baby can be tiring and aggravate mommy’s c-section wound, we believe the Halo Bassinest Twin Sleeper is the best option. Mommy can remain in bed resting but still close to her babies to nurse and tend to them with ease and comfort.

You could also choose 2 single bedside co-sleeping bassinets like the Baby Delight Beside Me Dreamer & Bedside Bassinet  or the popular Mika Micky Bedside Bassinet, one at daddy’s side and one on mommy’s side.

Final Words

We hope you have enjoyed our best bassinet for twins article as much we have enjoyed preparing it for you. We hope our research and recommendation has helped you in all ways possible searching for the perfect bassinet for you and your little ones.

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