Updated 28 Jul 2016

Baby Bjorn

Travel Cot Light

Snapshot: The Baby Bjorn Travel Cot Light portable cot shapes up at 111cm long + 80cm wide + 65cm high. But how safe is it?

Travel Cot Light
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Test results

Ease of use

Good points

  • Has suitable breathable zones.
  • OK to use.
  • Light to lift.


  • Failed one major safety test: the supplied mattress is not firm enough.

How we test

Our test was based on the Australian and New Zealand standard AS/NZS 2195:1999 “Folding cots – Safety requirements”. We also tested against the breathability clause in the revised 2010 standard.

We check the folding mechanism, stability, that there are no entrapment hazards, sharp edges or points; that the mattress is firm enough and fits snugly; and that there are breathable zones at the sides and ends of the cot (in case a baby rolls face-first against the side or end).

We won’t recommend a portable cot if it has a major safety failure.

For ease of use, we assessed how easy it is to set up, pack and store the cot and its accessories.

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Major failures
Minor failures
Standards claimed
AS/NZS 2195:2010


Dimensions - in use H x W x L (cm)
65 x 80 x 111
Dimensions - folded L x W x H (cm)
49 x 20 x 61
Weight (kg)


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