Introduction To Convertible Cribs
One of the many challenges you will be experience as a parent preparing for your child’s welcome into a new beginning is deciding on the best type of crib. Convertible Cribs has wins itself into the hearts of many parents with its unique characteristics and benefits.
What are Convertible Cribs?
Convertible cribs are basically an advancement to traditional cribs, they grow with your baby and adopts to their different developmental stages. That is from the moment they are born through to toddler-hood-early childhood and adolescence.
Tips in choosing a convertible crib:
1. Decide on the price range
2. Measure the area in which the crib will be placed
3. Decide on the type and style crib which best suits your needs
4. Ensure the crib meets all safety regulation
5. Follow assembly instructions to ensure the safety of your baby
Types of Convertible Cribs
Note: The 2-in-1 convertible crib just like the others are available in different models which may slightly differ from others.
The three-in-one convertible cribs like others convertibles grows with your baby but with three additional transformations. Depending on the brand and/or model which differs from crib to crib the three-in-one convertible cribs can go from a:
-Crib to a daybed and later to a big size bed
-Crib to a toddles bed then later to a full size adult bed
Notes: The three-in-one convertible cribs are available in different size, shape and models. Some models may include a changing table for your baby which may later turn into a bedside table.
The four-in-one convertible cribs are more economical in terms of its ability to grow with your child.
With the four-in-one convertible crib you go from a traditional crib, toddlers bed, daybed all the through to teenage years with the conversion kit of course.
Note: With an exception to the two-in-one convertible crib there are conversion kit available with your choice of having the price included or separate for later date.
Note: In respect to the model/type of the convertible crib, conversion kits have options which varies from bigger size mattresses, bed table, toddler’s bed with or without a guardrail and having a headboard and tailboard for an adult size bed.
Just like the five-in-one convertible crib, the Seven-in-one convert to the three different bed options with four position mattress support system for added adaptability.
Note: It is always worth it to read and gather as much information as possible on a product before purchase. Drop side convertible cribs are banned and deemed illegal in the United States since 2011 and as such you can never be too careful.
Getting a convertible crib saves money, time and are of great quality. They grow with your child and offers great multi tasks features with one of favourite being the changing tables which later turns in to a bedside table.
With convertible cribs you can purchase your conversion kit at a later date, this works well for parents working with a budget may be low on cash.
With the ban of drop side cribs some parents with toddlers may find it a bit more difficult to help their toddler transition to a bed without guardrail.
Conversion kit are sold separately are attached with additional price tag.
Best Convertible Cribs Of 2019
Deciding on getting a Convertible Crib for your bundle of joy is a smart choice not to mention the best convertible crib of 2019.
Just for you
- Best Mini Convertible Crib: The Dream On Me 4 in 1 Aden Convertible Mini Crib
Available with features of a 3 position adjustable mattress support system which convert to a Mini Daybed then a twin size bed… with frames, bedding and mattresses which may be purchase separately.
- Best Combo Crib: Dream On Me Niko 5-in-1 convertible crib with changing table
The Niko 5-in-1 convertible cribs not only have the benefit of a typical 5-in-1 but is presented with a changing table which may be attached or detached to the criband used as a stand alone changing table making this crib incredibly versatile. Along with a 3 position, adjustable mattress support system to provide safety as your baby grows.
- Most Affordable: Graco Freeport Convertible Crib
The Graco Freeport Convertible crib is no more shorter in standard quality than of the general convertible cribs. The Graco Freeport Crib convert from crib to toddler bed or day bed to even full bed with the bed frame and mattress for full size bed which may be purchase separately.
- Best 4-in- 1 convertible crib: Graco Benton
The Graco Benton 4-in-1 convertible crib converts from crib to toddler bed, daybed, and full-size bed with headboard. With an optional Graco Toddler Guardrail, Graco Full-Size Conversion Kit, and mattress sold separately. With its 3 adjustable mattress support base heights.
DaVinci Jenny Lind
Available in different colors the DaVinci Kalani Convertible Crib converts from a crib to a toddler bed/day bed and even to a full size bed. Looking for a portable convertible crib with wheels? The DaVinci Jenny Lind is the best choice.
With four adjustable mattress positions to help with your baby safety when he/she starts moving around the DaVinci Kalani Convertible Crib manage to meet ASTM international and U.S. CPSC safety standards.
Storkcraft Portofino 4-in-1
The Storkcraft Portofino 4-in-1 convertible crib will win the hearts of many parents for its life time use as it grows with your baby. The Storkcraft Portofino 4-in-1 converts from a full size crib, to a toddler bed, a daybed and a full-size bed, with detachable changing table which may later use as a nightstand.
- Best 3-in 1 convertible crib:
Babyletto 3-in-1 Convertible CribThe Babyletto 3-in-1 Convertible Crib has a mid-century modern appeal which converts to both a toddler bed with rail included and daybed. There is also a 4 level adjustable mattress support to provide safety as your baby grows.
With an affordable price attached, the function and quality offered by the Union 3-in-1 exceeds expectations of parents. The Union 3-in-1 converts to a daybed and toddler bed and also has 4 four adjustable mattress levels available.
- Best 2-in-1 convertible crib: Union 2-in-1
Convertible cribs like everything else has its limitations, with the Union 2-in-1 parents are only able to transition from a traditional crib to a day bed with a four adjustable mattress levels.
Best Of Both Worlds
The arrival of your baby into a changing world can be as much as fun as it is exhausting. Shopping for convertible cribs for your baby’s nursery is not only a great way to save money and time; Give your baby the aid to adjust smoothly throughout their developmental stages.
In deciding on the best convertible cribs of 2019, the review was concluded on research conducted on the different type, brand, and function of each crib.
Feel free to comment on your very own experience in converting your baby’s crib:)