The Cribs Guide
Whether expecting for the first time or planning for a new baby sibling, picking out a crib is likely at the top of your to-do list. With so many styles to choose from, it can feel daunting to find the right option that will set your newborn up for a restful night’s sleep (especially since it will be supporting your own shut-eye, too).
Choosing a crib doesn’t need to be a stressful process. Our easy-to-follow guide will simplify making your purchase, and help you determine what option is right for your family.
Crib or Bassinet?
While there are advantages to both cribs and bassinets, the decision will ultimately come down to how much space you have, and how often you’ll want to transition your baby’s sleep environment. Let’s explore the differences between both.
A bassinet is an oval-shaped, elevated bed for your baby to rest in. This type of bed is intended for newborns up to 4 months (or those that weigh up to 20 pounds). The walls of a bassinet are only slightly raised, so once a baby can roll over, it’s time to make the switch to a crib for safety precautions. You can explore bassinets in various styles and colors.
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