Please donate a bassinet that has a wide stable base and firm sides (at least 400mm high) made of breathable panels. (see examples below).
If it has a firm (no more than 75mm high), snug fitting and clean mattress, please include it with the bassinet.
Cot and cot mattress
Please donate a household cot that was bought in Australia or New Zealand and is less than 10 years old. It needs to have the recommended mattress dimensions printed on the base of the cot.
All cots must be disassembled with screws, bolts and glider pins removed from the cot and placed in a plastic bag with the assembly manual. Please tape the bag to the base slats so the hardware doesn’t get lost. If any of these parts are missing, please let us know.
If it has a drop side, please ensure it works well and that is not fully plastic or with metal rods (see examples below)
If you have the mattress that matches the cot, please include it if is a firm mattress, in excellent condition with no marks, tears or stains and has a label with its dimensions (see example below).
It is crucial for baby's safety that the right size mattress is used and should match the recommended mattress dimensions printed on the base of the cot.
We can rehome toddler beds from cot conversions as well as small kids beds. We can't rehome single beds, trundler beds, nesting beds, loft beds or bunk beds (see examples below).
If you have the mattress for the toddler bed, please include it if is a firm mattress, in excellent condition with no marks, tears or stains.
We rehome capsule, reversible, toddler or booster car seats (not foam or foldable and with a tether strap ), they all need to have:
- A red sticker displaying the standard AS/NZS 1754
NOT have been in an accident (however minor) or come from hard rubbish
- Be less than 8 years old by the month and year of manufacture (the date of manufacture sticker can be located on the base/side usually)
Booster styles (with back and tether strap)
Date of manufacture stickers
Prams and strollers
Please donate a pram or stroller that includes all of the following:
- Good, clean condition (no mould or rust)
- A 5-point harness
- A fully reclining back so a baby can lie flat
- Working brakes
- Carry basket underneath
We always need pram accessories like foot muffs, snugglers, sunshades and rain covers for single and double prams and strollers. We can rehome a pram bassinet only if it is donated with the matching pram.
Examples of pram/stroller styles we do and don't rehome
Manual Breast Pumps
Please donate manual breast pumps (not electrical) with all parts in clean, near-new condition.
Please donate microwave sterilisers (no electrical items please).
We rehome freestanding highchairs that have a safety harness and a tray. Please ensure they are in good, clean condition (no mould, rust or cracked/brittle plastic) and if it has caster, please check the brakes work.
Examples of highchairs we do and do not rehome
Folding change tables and mats
Please donate change tables that fold and have sides more than 10cm higher than the level of the foam mat. Preferably it also has a safety strap that does up over the baby's tummy.
Examples of change tables we do and do not rehome:
Please donate foam or vinyl covered change mats, in excellent, clean condition.
Please donate pressure mounted safety gates (not hardware mounted - screw into walls).
Please include adjuster screws and bolts, suction cups for mounting on the wall, any extension bolts etc in a clear plastic zip lock bag, taped to the gate.
Please donate baths that are clean and have a plug (if required). No bath stands or seats please.
Bouncers or rockers
Please donate bouncers and rockers if they are in a good, clean condition (no mould or rust), with a three or five point safety harness. Can be battery operated, but not electrical.
Bouncers that double up as bassinet have been recalled, also we don't rehome bean bag or foam seats or fishnet bouncers.