Pros:Folds for storage, fits into sink
Cons:Too shallow, can only be used for limited amount of time.
The Bottom Line: Save your money... use the kitchen sink.
When I learned that my mom and I would become my preemie nephew's babysitters, we had to stock up on all the things a baby needs. The Safety First Fold Up Tub seemed like a good idea at the time. We didn't need to purchase a large tub for such a small baby... right?
In theory, its a good idea. A small tub for small homes. You can fold it up and stash it away. Except we don't. Usually the tub stays turned over in the bathtub. When you fold it up, you get creases in the foam, and it adds to the wear and tear. And if you are like my mom and don't know about the hinges used to unfold the tub, then you end up with damage marks near the plastic hinges.
The tub is blue with teal non-slip padding. The baby slipped right away. We started lining the tub with a hand towel for extra traction, and it's seemed to help. It isn't very deep. Even at 5 pounds, the water wouldn't cover the baby's stomach, and he got cold.
The tub does fit in the kitchen sink, which is nice. There is a drainer plug in the bottom, but its hard to pull out, so we just flip the tub over.
It driers fairly quickly, which is nice. You should squeeze extra water from the foam padding and allow the tub to dry thouroghly before folding up and storing.
The tub doesn't last the needs of a child very long... it's only recommending for babies aged 0-6 months. I should have saved my money and used the kitchen sink.
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