Setting a budget for buying your baby’s cot is your first priority. Then you have the freedom to look out for several options which may include a cot, a cot bed, a crib, or even a Moses basket. You may also allow your baby to sleep in your bed as well. But, that would be a little risky as your baby might roll over if you are a little inattentive.
The cot that you buy must have enough space for the baby to move about freely. At the the cot should not be too large where your baby hardly gets noticed. The standard size of a cot can be 50-60 cm long and 110-120 cm wide, depending on the size of your baby. You should also take care about the mattresses that are fitted. It should be comfortable.
Cots with dropping sides hold a huge advantage, as they make it easy for you to reach your baby. You can also search for cots with wheels at their base if you want your baby to sleep in different rooms. A baby cot can be used till your baby is three years old. You should choose it wisely as your baby’s sleep should be very peaceful.