A collapsible baby bath designed for use within an adult bath. The Poppet

The advantages this old design has over currently available baby baths:

And the advantages over using the main bath:

The Poppet

This 1950's design does have it's drawbacks, which I should think would be overcome in an updated model:

The Poppet

So who makes them now? Nobody as far as I can tell. Perhaps it is from the fear that hey, baby might jump out of it and brain themselves in the steel tub. But since every baby bath on sale these days is going to insist "Never leave the baby unattended" (which is pretty good advice anyway, really), what's the issue?

Baby baths on Amazon.
Baby baths at Mothercare
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