One of the joys of preparing for a new little addition to your family is getting their room ready and all of the little details that go into its preparation. One of the items you have most likely given time and thought to before buying is your baby’s crib and bedding. How about the mattress for the crib? Most likely, one of the first things that will come to mind is comfort. The other point and one of the main ones to consider is the safety factor and selecting a style that will work well with your crib. Here are a few things for your consideration:
* Check the size of the crib in comparison to size of the mattress. It seems simple and basic enough as most cribs and crib mattresses come in standard sizes so it shouldn’t be a big issue. Every once in a while you may find one that doesn’t fit quite well, so just double check. As a rule, the mattress should fit tightly inside the crib, without a noticeable gap between the mattress and crib frame. If you can fit more than one finger between the crib rail and the mattress, it’s not a good fit.
* Find a mattress that is fairly firm. From an adult’s point of view, soft pillow tops and mattresses may seem like a good choice, but babies can’t yet move themselves from positions should their face sink into the mattress when they turn over, so they need… Read the rest