So you’re having a baby. You’ve got the nursery all planned out, painted, and ready to go – you just need the furniture. Specifically, you need a crib. We’ve researched and reviewed a selection of modern-style cribs to bring you the best for you baby! Our baby crib buying guide will teach you all you need to know when shopping. After, we’ve made a list of the ten best baby cribs we found. Let’s get right to the information!
Convertible: A convertible crib will last your baby through multiple stages of life. Some have a bassinet inside for your newborn, and then they turn into a crib, a toddler bed, and even a twin-sized bed as you need them.
Non-toxic: Babies chew on things. It’s just a fact. You want a crib that’s not going to hurt them to chew on. Non-toxic paint or finishes make it okay for your baby to put their mouth on the crib.
Material: What is the crib made out of? Most modern baby cribs are made of wood, in varieties from pine to walnut to oak. There’s a new trend towards using more sustainable materials, such as New Zealand pine.
Color: Cribs can be painted or stained in any number of colors. The most popular are dark brown (espresso), white, black, grey, or any combination of these colors. Get the color that will blend the other furniture in your nursery!
Size: Get a crib that will be big enough for your baby through about two years old. A bigger size might work better in the long run, but you also need one to fit in the dimensions of your nursery.
Warranty: Don’t settle for less than the best for your baby. A warranty will make sure you can the crib refunded or replaced if there’s something wrong with it. A longer warranty means you are covered for a longer time.
Now that you know what to shop for, let’s get to the reviews! We’ve put together a selection of great baby cribs so you can rest easier at night. All of these products are amazing, so check out all of our baby crib reviews. If you’re in a hurry, check out our top pick and budget pick for our highest recommendations. We can’t promise they’ll be easy to put up, but we can say they’re the best!
Article last updated on:
June 4, 2019