Can I use a mini crib instead of a bassinet?
While mini cribs are smaller than your standard crib, they can still be used for a longer amount of time than a bassinet can, with the maximum weight capacity going up to 40 pounds and the option to lower the mattress, mini cribs are suitable for newborn to 18 months+.
Is a mini crib the same size as a bassinet?
When it comes to mattress size, there is a difference between mini cribs and bassinets. According to Baby Bedding, a mini crib mattress is 24-inches wide and 38-inches long. A typical bassinet, is a just a little bit smaller, at 16-inches wide and 32-inches long, as Mattress Size Guide suggested.
Can you use mini crib for newborn?
For most parents, fitting a full-size crib in their room just isn’t an option, but a mini crib will likely fit just fine. Many families are even able to fit a mini crib next to their own bed, which can make tending to a newborn during the night much simpler.
Is a mini crib bigger than a pack n play?
The main difference between a mini-crib and pack ‘n play is that mini-cribs are mostly just a smaller version of a full-size crib and do not fold up, where pack ‘n plays can be folded making them very portable and they are used for much more than just sleeping.
Are mini cribs worth it?
Overall, if your space is so limited that an extra 14 inches is going to make a big difference, even just visually, and you can find a mini-crib you like that’s not too expensive, go for it. You never know, you might get those 14 inches of space for longer than you imagine!
Are babies comfortable in mini cribs?
A newborn baby will like the cozy feeling of sleeping in a mini crib. Because it is smaller than a standard crib, he will feel more contained and less ‘lost‘ in a mini crib than in a standard crib. It is also easier to position close to Mum’s bed, making him feel safe and secure knowing that Mummy is near.