Round Cribs - What You Should Know

Round Cribs Give the Nursery An Exotic Look

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Planning to buy a crib is a long drawn process. Read our pages on Baby Cribs to better understand your options and make an informed decision.

Your baby is, naturally, the focus of attention in the nursery and as he will be spending a large part of his day in his crib, the biggest focus in the nursery furniture belongs to the crib.

If you are looking for a non-traditional looking crib, round cribs might be an interesting style to check out. Here's what you need to know before you buy one...

1. Wider than Traditional Cribs.

Many parents are opting for round or oval cribs as they are wider than traditional cribs. This allows the infant better movement without the risk of his arms or legs hanging through the slats.

2. You will require a Special Mattress.

If you decide to purchase a round or oval shaped crib, remember to pick up a round mattress with the correct measurements. Usually online stores include the mattress.

Crib bedding that fits your round crib perfectly is also easily available including dome covers, sheets, valances, dust ruffles and bumper guards.

Tip: Slide your fingers between the mattress and crib. If you can fit two fingers in, the mattress is too small. This can be dangerous for your baby. Make sure that even with a mattress in place, the crib sides are tall enough to keep your baby safely inside. 

3. Create Enchanting Themes and Looks.

Think you might not have enough variety to choose from? Look at a few of the gems we have featured below. You could easily spin a nursery theme based on the look of your new crib!

We are featuring here some cribs, crib beddings and more to make it easy for you to see your choices.

4. Wood and Iron Options As Well.

Not only are there themed and exotic looks of these cribs, they are readily available in wood as well as iron. You also have the freedom to choose from various wood finishes such as White, Ivory, Natural and Cherry. Matching other furniture in the nursery to this crib will be a snap.

5. Round can be Convertible too.

Do you prefer the long-term benefits of convertible cribs yet yearn for something different. You can get them both…convertible cribs are available in the round shaped ones as well. Check out the Stokke Sleepi Junior Extension allows you to convert from crib to junior bed, for a longer lasting investment.

As you can see, the round cribs give an exotic look and feel to your baby nursery. Do you plan to buy a round crib? Don't forget to upload a picture on our Facebook page and inspire others with your beautiful nursery.

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