Two of our most asked questions:
Does a mattress come with a Milk Street crib?
What size mattress should be used with a Milk Street crib?
Nope, the mattress is a separate purchase, but here are a few of the ones we love!
As for the size of a mattress we recommend using a standard crib mattress.
All North American crib mattresses must measure between 51 ⅝ to 53 inches in length and 27 ¼ to 28 inches in width (thickness can range from 4 to 6 inches).
There is some variation as you can see, so depending on the material and cover, if your mattress is within these measurements, it fully meets crib safety compliance in the USA. Not only do you want to be sure your mattress fits snuggly inside your crib, you want to be sure to adjust the heights of your mattress as your baby begins to grow!
There should be no more than two fingers of space between the side of the mattress and the crib frame. Any larger and your baby may become entrapped between the two, resulting in injury or suffocation.
Curious about our crib safety as well?
All of our products surpass even California’s high crib safety standards. Our team of experts stay current with the ever changing, safety standards in the juvenile industry, reviewing any new legislature being considered by CPSC and ASTM. We take our responsibility for the safety of your child very seriously. We want you to sleep soundly (or sleep as much as you can with a newborn!) with the peace of mind that your child is in the best and safest crib out there.
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This month is Crib Safety Month! So in honor of that, everyone here at Milk Street wanted to share with you some facts about Nursery safety! I know as a mom I forget all the ins and outs of nursery safety. So I freshen up on it is always needed!
As many of you know life can get pretty busy. With work, crazy kiddos, family needs, etc. The last thing you probably want to think about are recipes.
Like many new parents, I ask myself: “What are good meals for toddlers?”
I don’t really care to stand in the kitchen for hours on end to make the perfect meal, and even if I wanted to there just isn’t enough time in my day to do so.
So, I always find myself wishing we had something quick on hand!