How dark is SlumberPod? We prefer complete darkness — is that an option? September 08, 2022 07:50 Updated Absolutely, complete darkness is an option with the ventilation flaps closed. See our video that was filmed from inside SlumberPod under TV studio lights to get an idea. Related articles If closing the ventilation flaps for the most darkness, is there still airflow? Is sleeping in the same room as a baby really a struggle? Can a baby monitor or camera be used with SlumberPod? How does SlumberPod's ventilation work? Does the pod have a bottom?