What a Dockatot Is & Why Moms Love It

This revolutionary baby dock can be used for playing, lounging, and so much more. Find out why mamas everywhere are raving about it.


The first time we laid eyes on the DockaTot, we couldn’t figure out whether it was designed for playing and lounging. It turns out that this incredible multi-functional product can be used for these activities and more.

Best described as a docking station for your baby, the DockaTot creates a snug and soothing environment for your little one to play and lounge at home or on the go. The Deluxe+ is suitable from 0 to 8 months and the Grand Dock from 9 to 36 months. While Dockatots are suitable as play and lounging spaces for babies, they are not to be used as sleep aids.


Why Moms Love the DockaTot


Both products are Tot bestsellers and consistently sell out. Moms simply cannot stop raving about them! We spoke to some Tot moms and here are 7 reasons why they love the DockaTot.

  1. It reinvents the womb:

    DockaTot founder Lisa Furuland came up with the idea for DockaTot after she had her first child. “When my son Ilias was born, I searched unsuccessfully for an alternative to the blanket, the cot and the baby lounger,” she says. “I craved something more snug and at the same time more versatile.” Lisa wanted to create an environment that was as safe and comforting as a mother’s womb. “I wanted our docks to serve as secure place for parents to place their little ones under supervision,” she says.

  2. It provides a comfortable microclimate:

    We often think about the temperature and global climate in our baby’s room, but we may neglect their immediate surroundings known as the ‘microclimate’. The DockaTot is made from hypoallergenic materials that don’t harbor heat to ensure an optimal sleeping temperature.

  3. It’s portable and easy to wash:

    “I love the portability of the DockaTot,” says Jana. “We recently went out of town for an extended weekend and took the DockaTot with us. It’s so easy to throw in the car and go.” “I love that it’s easy to move from room to room and the cover is so easy to wash,” adds Sara Tortello.

  4. It’s extremely safe:

    Not only is the DockaTot free from phthalates, heavy metals and flame retardants, but its safety standards are second to none. “Founder Lisa Furuland and her team go to great lengths to create an incredibly high-quality product,” says The Tot co-founder Nasiba Adilova. “They go well above and beyond what’s required when it comes to safety testing. The fabric is Oeko-Tex Standard 100 Class 1 certified, breathable and hypoallergenic.”

  5. It helps babies to calm:

    “I love that my daughter is calm and content in the DockaTot. It’s comfortable and very soothing,” says Jessica Ashley.

  6. It facilitates tummy time:

    Tummy time is important to help babies develop motor skills and neck strength, but it’s common for them to dislike the effort it requires at first. The DockaTot provides the ideal tummy time space thanks to its rounded sides that help prop babies up when placed under their arms. Tummy time is finally fun!


The DockaTots


Deluxe+ Dockatot

The DockATot Deluxe+ dock is the ultimate docking station for your baby ages 0-8 months old. Multi-functional and multitasking, the Deluxe+ offers a comfy spot that lets baby lounge, play, cuddle, do tummy time and get diaper changes. 


Deluxe+ Dockatot


Deluxe+ Dockatot





Dockatot Grand Dock

Perfect as a comfy play and resting space for toddlers. Kids can snuggle in with their favorite toys and books. It’s also ideal for travel—either from room to room, grandma’s house or on vacation.


Dockatot Grand

Dockatot Grand Dock





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