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RECALLED: Boppy Original Newborn Lounger, Elephant Love Gray

Last updated: May 1, 2022


The Boppy Original Newborn Lounger, Elephant Love Gray is a top pick thanks to its ability to support a baby's entire body. This allows parents to interact with their baby hands-free. Also a plus is the soft fabric that can be spot-cleaned between full washes. There's even a convenient carrying handle for transporting the baby lounger to another room in the house.

We looked at the top Baby Pillow/Loungers and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Baby Pillow/Lounger you should buy.

Editor's Note : 

RECALL ALERT: On September 23rd, 2021, The Boppy Company has issued a voluntary safety recall of the Newborn Lounger to address a risk of infant suffocation. To learn more about the recall, please visit: https://www.dontwasteyourmoney.com/boppy-newborn-loungers-recalled-linked-infant-deaths/

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Key Takeaway: Use the carrying handle to take the Boppy Original Newborn Lounger, Elephant Love Gray with you when you visit grandma and grandpa.

In our analysis of 150 expert reviews, the RECALLED: Boppy Original Newborn Lounger, Elephant Love Gray placed 16th when we looked at the top 16 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

The Boppy Newborn Lounger is the perfect place for wee ones to coo and kick in comfort. It is uniquely designed with a recessed interior perfect for a newborn’s bottom. This must-have for newborns is a lifesaver for moms and dads. It allows parents to interact with baby hands-free. Use it until baby reaches 16 pounds or can roll over on his own. A convenient carrying handle and lightweight design make this baby pillow a portable must-have. And because babies are cute but messy, the easy-clean fabric means you simply wipe the cover clean after every oops. Designed for baby’s awake time.

Expert Reviews


What reviewers liked

Cradling contours and a center depression hold babies in place and provide a sense of security. Slight incline helps with reflux.
Catch and move – lightweight, soft fabric with suitable handle for simple traveling from house-to-house or room-to-room.
You don’t need to wash it again and again. If they are just a few stains, you can wipe it clean. It is entirely soft.
This baby lounger will definitely give most of babies with a comfortable place of staying or relaxing over the nice fabric of construction.
Designed to create a uniquely recessed center, this area where you place your baby will not only be comfortable and supporting for them but helps give you a hands-off moment where you’re free to tackle some to-do tasks while still keeping your baby upright.
Its lightweight also allows you to carry easily.
- The Z9
A convenient carrying handle and lightweight design make this baby pillow a portable must-have. And because babies are cute but messy, the easy-clean fabric means you simply wipe the cover clean after every oops.
Fabric is wipeable and soft.
It features a convenient handle for easy portability so you can move it with you from room to room. You can wipe down the fabric cover or toss the entire pillow in the wash. In addition, the slightly upright position can help with baby reflux.
As it is made of easy-clean fabric so you can clean it easily. You just simply need to wipe the cover for cleaning.
The lounger comes with a handle for easy portability and can be easily machine washed whenever required.
It is easily portable, as it has got a handle to carry it and also it is very lightweight. It weighs just 3 pounds.
It is uniquely designed with a recessed interior perfect for a newborn's bottom. This must-have for newborns is a lifesaver for moms and dads. It allows parents to interact with baby hands-free.
Because babies are cute but messy, the easy-clean fabric means you simply wipe the cover clean after every oops.
This baby body pillow has a nest design. This means that it supports your entire baby’s body, not just their head.
The Boppy Newborn is even advisable for acid reflux issues, since it props up your baby up at a comfortably reclined angle.
Easily wipe clean fabric for quick cleaning.
The fabric is soft and it’s easy to clean just throw in the washer or wipe hence after every poop!
Price is one feature that the Boppy Lounger has working in it’s favor, coming in at nearly half the cost as some of the other co sleepers on this list.
It is a portable lounger pillow having a handle attached to it which allows easy movement of it.
With the washable cover, the Podster was a clear favourite for many users. Because the cover is washable, the Podster can be treated easily with stain remover, and the cover even soaked if necessary.

What reviewers didn't like

Might not fit in smaller washing machine.
What sets this pillow apart is that it is designed for supervised awake time and actually is only made for babies until they are 16 pounds. The recessed interior of the build is made to cradle your baby at a gentle angle but will need to be switched out for a different product once your baby can roll over on their own.
Some babies did not like the angle of this lounger.
However, some reviewers had issues with their babies sliding and slumping when using the pillow.
Not suitable for use when the baby is asleep.
Cannot be used after your baby is four months old or is too long.
May need to use your own cover of your favorite material.
It does not have a removable cover.
Does not come with the cover though you can buy an extra.
The Boppy is washable, but as it doesn’t have a removable cover, it can be a bit of a hassle to dry.
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