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Standard Baby Cribs Come With Convenience Features For Mom, Variety in Terms of Style and Finish and No Down-Side. Learn More About Them Here...

Standard cribs, despite their name, are often anything but ordinary. They range from classic beauty to gorgeous elegance, from around $100 to well over $1000 and because they come in so many colors and finishes you are sure to find one that is perfect for your baby nursery.

Styles of Standard Baby Cribs

Sleigh Baby Cribs:

{Bratt Decor - Chelsea Baby Crib}
sleigh baby crib

Jenny Lind Cribs (also known as spindle cribs):

{Da Vinci - Jenny Lind Convertible Crib}
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  • Available in a large variety of finishes, including white, cherry, oak, black and natural.
  • Manufactured by Da Vinci, Angel Line and Delta.
  • Convertible models are available.
  • Priced from around $150.
  • Click here for all your Jenny Lind Crib options...

The Traditional Crib:

The Contemporary Crib:

{babyletto Modo 3-in-1 Convertible Crib}
contemporary crib
  • Available mainly in white with dark or brightly colored panels or ebony.
  • Manufactured by Da Vinci, Nurseryworks, Stokke, Argington, Oeuf, Bratt Decor and more.
  • Convertible models are available.
  • Priced from around $250.
  • Click here for a huge selection...

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The Advantages of Standard Cribs


Standard Baby Cribs - Convenience for Mom


    Note that some standard cribs have a one-hand release mechanism - this is obviously what you would be looking for, since baby would be in your arms. Any drop mechanism that requires two hands is more hassle than help.

    Also note that one drop-side rather than two, results in a more stable crib.
  • Drop-down rails on one or both sides of the crib, allowing easy access, you can even change or dress your baby in the crib.

  • An adjustable mattress support - Allowing you to lower the bed as your baby grows (and grows!) Check for strong, preferably metal support. A metal spring support system is best. When baby starts jumping, you don't want any falls.

  • Drawers underneath the crib - Allowing for extra, much needed storage space. You can never have too much storage space!
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  • Teething rails - Prevent baby's mouth from getting full of splinters when those first precious teeth start pushing through.

  • Rolling casters - Allowing you to move your sleeping baby to a convenient place for you to watch him or her. This can be an enormous stress-reliever for a new Mom. Check for locks on at least two of the casters to prevent unwanted rolling.


Health Highlights of Standard Baby Cribs

  • Standard cribs are available with an organic crib option. So far I have found five different styles to choose from including a convertible canopy version.
  • Because standard cribs are sized for standard mattresses and bedding you can use organic crib mattresses and bedding too. Synthetic mattresses have been associated with an increased SIDS risk.

Reasons To Consider An Organic Crib

Did You Know?

Over 90% of new bedroom furniture is made using medium density fiberboard (MDF)?

This material outgases toxic chemicals such as formaldehyde for years.

{Organic Crib}
Organic baby crib
When you put your baby in a crib that is made of MDF or is coated in a non-organic finish you are putting him or her into a chemical factory.

Many baby crib manufacturers claim their cribs are made of natural wood; however, they often have drawers or other parts that are made of particleboard or veneers that can cause out gassing of chemicals.

Some also claim that their cribs have a non-toxic finish when they really allow polyurethane coatings, varnishes and stains that may be harmful to your baby over time.

Consider buying an Organic crib to keep your precious one safe from harmful chemicals.

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Practical Pluses of Standard Baby Cribs

Standard Baby Cribs:
  • Are among the least expensive. You can find a really pretty crib for under $250. Sometimes a simple, down-to-earth baby crib can be more elegant than the most expensive, elaborate model.

  • Are readily available, either from your local outlet store, or online if you prefer a wider selection.
  • Use standard crib mattresses and standard crib bedding. Again - these are readily available, in a wide variety, at your local outlet or online, with an organic option.
  • Come with a convertible option in many cases, making them a great investment for years to come.

The Aesthetic Advantage of Standard Baby Cribs

Standard Cribs:
  • Use standard crib bedding, which is available in abundance. Choose almost any nursery theme or color scheme and you will find a number of bedding options to match.
  • Are often offered with coordinating baby changing tables, armoires and dressers.
  • Are available in wood or metal.
  • Are available in a variety of styles.

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Please be aware that the baby cribs information provided by Creative Baby Nursery Rooms is for the purpose of helping you to decide on the best crib for you. Upon making your choice, it is your responsibility to ensure that your preferred baby crib adheres to the CPSC standards in crib safety.

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