Asked by: Kawtar Rivellesasked in category: General Last Updated: 29th January, 2020
How thick should a bassinet mattress be?
Similarly one may ask, why are bassinet mattresses so thin?
Most bassinet mattresses seem too thin and uncomfortable, but there is a good reason for that. According to ASTM (The American Society for Testing and Materials), a thicker, softer mattress can increase the chances of SIDS. ASTM suggests that the crib mattress should be firm and no more than 1 inch thick.
Similarly, what size is a bassinet mattress? The Bassinet sheets are designed to fit a 20" x 28" mattress. The Crib sheets are designed to fit a 24" x 42" mattress.
Accordingly, do you need a mattress for a bassinet?
Sleep Like a Rock However, a firm sleep surface is a must for babies. The bassinet mattress should not be heavily padded because you don't want your baby's face to be able to sink into it. Just like a crib mattress, the bassinet mattress should fit very snugly inside the bassinet.
What is the best bassinet mattress?
The 7 Best Bassinet Mattresses
- Colgate Cradle Pad. REVIEW.
- Playkids 2-Inch. REVIEW.
- BabyPrem Bedding. REVIEW.
- Dream On Me. REVIEW.
- ABaby 290. REVIEW.
- BabyDoll Bedding. REVIEW.
- Naturepedic Organic. REVIEW.