Making sure your little one sleeps peacefully is very important so we have compiled a list of the best baby cribs 2018 and best baby mattress. Whether you use a crib right from the start or transition your baby into a crib from a bassinet, you’ll probably use your crib for a few years, especially if your crib converts to a toddler bed and full size bed. We have researched and compiled a list of the safest cribs and best cribs.
Best Cribs 2018
Some of the best baby crib brands include DaVinci, Stork Craft, Graco, Dream On Me, Union, Delta, Million Dollar Baby Classic, Sorelle and more. Below is a list of the top 10 best baby cribs.
This DaVinci baby bed is one of the best convertible cribs, converting from an infant crib into a toddler bed with rail, daybed without rail and full-size bed. What’s nice about this DaVinci crib is that, unlike other convertible beds, it comes with the toddler rail that is needed to convert the crib into a toddler bed.
The crib is sturdy, safe, and easy to assemble. It has 4 mattress height adjustment levels, perfect for growing babies. As your baby grows older, you can easily lower the mattress to minimize the risk of your baby climbing over and falling out.
The Kalani crib is made out of 100% sustainable New Zealand pine wood that is non-toxic and is lead and phthalate safe. It also has a Greenguard Certification where it has been screened for 360 VOCs and over 10,000 chemical. The Kalani baby crib meets ASTM and CPSC safety standards. It is available in cherry, ebony, grey, chestnut, honey oak, white and espresso colors and comes with a 1-year warranty.
The Davinici baby crib has been one of the highest-rated and best-selling cribs for over a decade. It has won many awards for its features and quality, such as from National Parenting Publications, BabyCenter and Babble. Overall, it is one best baby cribs for the money.
Dream On Me baby bed can be converted into a little toddler bed and a day bed. It is often sold for around $100, making it one of the best affordable cribs. It is easy to assemble and features a stationary (non drop side) rail design. To convert the crib into a toddler bed, you will need to purchase the toddler guard rails sold separately. Then you can remove the rail to convert it to a day bed. There is a 3-position mattress support so you can move the mattress lower as your baby grows.
All of Dream On Me’s products meet ASTM and CPSC safety standards. The crib is made of high quality pinewood that is free of phthalates, lead, latex and BPA. This is a lightweight crib, weighing 36 lbs. and is available in 4 different colors – cherry, espresso, natural, white. Overall, it is a great, cheap baby crib.
The Stork Craft Valentia is one of the top convertible baby cribs. It converts from an infant crib to a toddler bed, daybed, and full size bed by adding bed rails. Like the DaVinci bed, this crib also comes with the toddler rail. However, you will need to purchase the bed rail separately if you want to convert it into a full size bed.
There are 3 mattress-support positions for you to adjust as your baby grows and a low profile to help you get your baby in and out. The crib’s 4 solid stationary sides are safe and stable, making it one of the safest baby cribs.
Constructed of solid wood and wood products that are non-toxic, this crib is JPMA certified and meets and/or exceeds North American and Canadian safety standards.
The Valentia crib is available in white, espresso, cherry, cognac, oak, and black colors. Its curved edges and flowing lines gives it a gorgeous, royal look.
This Graco convertible baby crib converts to a toddler bed, daybed, and full-sized bed with headboard or footboard. You will need to buy the bed frame and mattress separately. You will also need to buy the toddler rails if you want to convert it to a toddler bed, like this universal toddler conversion kit. It is one of the top cheap cribs, usually priced around $120-$130. There is a 3-position mattress height adjustment.S
This high quality Benton baby crib is made from New Zealand solid pine wood and is one of the safest cribs on the market. It meets all ASTM and CPSC safety standards and comes with a 1 year limited manufacturer’s warranty.
Sorelle Tuscany is a very stylish convertible crib. You can purchase the combo set that includes the convertible crib and changer combo or just the crib itself. One of the top rated baby cribs, the Sorelle Tuscany crib converts to toddler bed, daybed, and full-size bed using conversion rails.
This trendy crib is made out of solid, sturdy pine wood for your child’s safety. The Sorelle crib has 4 mattress height settings and the diaper table has 3 drawers and 3 shelves. The changing table detaches when the crib is converted into a full size bed. Both the baby crib and changing table set exceeds all U.S. consumer products safety standards.
We think the white crib makes the crib look very nice and modern, but it is also available in espresso and cherry colors.
This premium baby crib converts to toddler bed, daybed, and full-size bed. It comes with the toddler rail but you will need to purchase the full-size bed conversion kit separately. The sides of this Ashbury crib are very thick and sturdy. Its winged corners and curved posts give it a nice elegant look.
What’s unique about this crib is that it has a spacious drawer under the crib, great for storing your baby’s essentials. This makes this crib one of the best baby cribs with storage.
This Million Dollar crib has 4 adjustable mattress levels. It is made with New Zealand lead- and phthalate-safe pine wood. It meets ASTM international and US CPSC safety standards.
This DaVinci infant bed converts to toddler bed and daybed. Unlike the DaVinci Kalani crib mentioned above, you need to purchase the toddler conversion kit separately. If you are going to convert it to a full size bed, you will also need to purchase the full-size bed rails.
What’s cool about this bed is that it has wheels so that you can easily move it around. It also has 4 adjustable mattress positions. The crib is sturdy, safe, and easy to assemble.
The Jenny Lind crib is made out of 100% sustainable New Zealand pine wood that is non-toxic and is lead and phthalate safe. It also has a Greenguard Certification where it has been screened for 360 VOCs and over 10,000 chemical. The Jenny Lind baby crib meets ASTM and CPSC safety standards.
You can also purchase the DaVinci Jenny Lind Changing Table to match the Jenny baby crib. The changing pad and safety strap are included with the changing table, which features spacious, open shelves to keep diapers, lotions, wipes nearby. This is one of the best baby cribs with changing table.
The Union convertible crib for babies is a great addition to your baby furniture. It converts to a daybed and has four adjustable mattress levels. This top rated crib is relatively lightweight and easy to assemble.
There is also a Union 3-in-1 Convertible Crib that converts into a toddler bed and a day bed. The toddler conversion kit is sold separately.
This crib meets ASTM international and US CPSC standards. It is made with New Zealand pine wood that is non-toxic and free of lead and phthalate.
This Delta convertible crib converts to toddler bed, daybed, and full size bed with headboard and footboard. It includes the toddler and daybed guardrail but you will need to purchase the full size bed rails separately.
It is easy to assemble and has 3 position mattress height adjustment. Made from strong and sturdy wood, you can get a few years out of this crib.
Its non-toxic finish has been tested for lead and other toxic elements to meet or exceed CPSC and ASTM safety standards. Its timeless design makes it a great addition to your baby nursery. This versatile Delta Children crib is available in black, dark cherry, dark chocolate, and espresso cherry colors.
You can also purchase the Delta Children Eclipse Changing Table to match the Canton baby crib. The changing pad and safety strap are included with the changing table, which features spacious, open shelves to keep your baby’s essentials nearby.
The Dream on Me Aden convertible crib is one of the top small cribs. This mini crib is smaller than standard size cribs yet has all the same benefits. It converts into a daybed and twin size bed but you will need to purchase the twin size rail and bed frame separately.
The mattress support frame has 3 different height settings. It is easy to assemble and features a stationary (non drop side) rail design. The Aden crib is a sturdy, small baby crib that sits low on the floor.
It weighs about 20 lbs and is available in 8 different finishes. All of Dream On Me’s products meet ASTM and CPSC safety standards. The crib is made of high quality pinewood that is free of phthalates, lead, latex and BPA. Overall, it is a great, budget-friendly crib and is a stylish piece of nursery furniture.
Baby Crib Tent
Another useful piece of nursery furniture that you may consider is a baby crib tent (pictured below). If you are afraid of your baby climbing over the crib and falling over, you can consider purchasing this.
You should not use any drop side cribs, as they do not meet federal safety standards. If you are going to be using a used crib, you should make sure it’s safe. It’s always important to be aware of crib safety.
If you want to be able to monitor your baby while he sleeps from a different room, take a look at the best baby monitors 2018.
Best Baby Mattress 2018
After you have read the best baby cribs reviews in an attempt to purchase the best infant crib, you will probably want to research for the top crib mattress for your baby.