There are many important purchases you must make when putting together a nursery. Perhaps the most crucial is the mattress that goes in your baby's crib. You’ll want to be certain that you purchase a mattress that is both comfortable and safe for your child. The list below will help you select a top rated crib mattress.
Colgate Classica 1
The Colgate Classica 1 is the top-rated crib mattress tested by several of the leading consumer magazines. Colgate manufactures three versions of the popular Classica mattress, each varying in levels of firmness and extra features. The Classica 1 is a firm crib mattress, which is said to be safest for babies, made of lightweight foam with a liquid-proof cover. Colgate mattresses are available at specialty baby stores. Visit Colgate.com and use the site's locator to find a store near you.
Naturepedic No-Compromise Organic Cotton Classic
The Naturepedic No-Compromise Organic Cotton Classic mattress is a top-rated product on Amazon.com and Crib-Mattress-Guide.com. This product meets "green" standards and is chemical free. This mattress includes features like organic cotton filling and firm support that follows recommendations made by the Consumer Product Safety Commission; it is also hypoallergenic. This Naturepedic mattress starts at $259 and is available for purchase online, via telephone and in baby boutiques. Visit Naturepedic.com to search for a retailer near you.
Serta Perfect Night Crib and Toddler Bed
Baby superstore Babies R' Us lists Serta's Perfect Night Crib and Toddler Bed mattress as its top selling crib mattress. A unique feature of this product is that it fits both crib and toddler beds. The Serta Perfect Night crib mattress has 210 coils and two layers of polyester to ensure your baby's comfort. It also includes a vinyl cover to block moisture and provide antibacterial protection. This mattress is available for purchase at virtually any home furnishing retailer and online.
Da Vinci Willow Natural Crib and Toddler Bed
Babyuniverse.com lists the Da Vinci Willow Natural Crib and Toddler Bed mattress among its best-selling and top-rated crib mattresses. The Da Vinci Willow crib mattress is made with coconut palm fiber, latex-free foam and pure cotton. It comes with a 10-year limited warranty and is hypoallergenic. Purchase this crib mattress online and expect to pay about $179.99 (January 2010 pricing).
Dream On Me Visco Foam
ConsumerReports.org and retailer CSN list the Dream On Me crib mattresses among their top-rated products. The Dream On Me Visco Foam crib mattress has a five star rating from reviewers at CSNBaby.com. This mattress, like most crib mattresses, comes with a waterproof cover; it is 100% washable, light weight and features four inches of extra firm memory foam along with an additional two inches of elastic memory foam to ensure your baby's comfort. Available for purchase online and in home furnishing retailers, this mattress sells for about $147.90 (January 2010 pricing).
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