How To Choose The Best Crib For Your Baby

Updated: Apr 23


More than just a space for your baby to sleep in, a crib is a dedicated space that keeps your child secure and comfortable while promoting independent sleep. It also provides a familiar and safe haven in the beginning stages of their lives.

Considering these factors will help you in your search for the best crib or cot for your baby: Safety and durability, functionality, and how well it fits into your lifestyle.

1. Meeting key safety standards

Safety should be your topmost priority for any item you get for your precious bundle of joy. When shopping for cribs, be sure to assess their safety features and materials used. Don’t hesitate to ask the sales staff if you need any help.

Avoid drop-side cribs due to safety risks as any loose mechanism or panels can cause potential accidents that may be fatal.

Look for cribs with necessary safety certifications, including non-toxic paint or finishes, solid wood, etc. Some stringent safety labels to look out for include GREENGUARD Gold Certified and ASTM International to ensure it’s safe for your baby.

2. Balance in form and function