Best Affordable Baby Cribs 2020

Best Affordable Baby Cribs 2020

When parents are making preparation for the arrival of a new baby, among other necessary things one of the most important things is to choose a crib for the baby. The most essential or most used thing for a baby is its crib and choosing a suitable baby crib for your baby must be your first priority.

Selection of a baby crib indeed not an easy task, you have to look for many factors including choosing a crib according to the space available in the room so that it can be easily placed where you want to place it, the durability of the crib so it does not break, safety features and much more.

Buying a right crib is necessary for the comfort of a baby so that he/ she can sleep properly as well as for the parents to handle the baby with ease in and out of the crib. It is very important to check the safety that the crib offers for the baby so that the baby does not fall out of the crib. Moreover, the built quality, fabric, and paint used should also be considered while choosing a crib for your baby.

Best Affordable Baby Cribs

 

In order to make your journey of selecting the right crib for your kid, we have reviewed the best and most affordable cribs. Here is a list of 10 different cribs with a variety of different features ranging from size, quality, features like convertible and non-convertible, etc.  Let’s have a look at the list below:

Babyletto Hudson

The Babyletto Hudson has a very unique and beautiful design that fits perfectly with a wide range of home décor. The antique-like smooth lines look modern. Along with the sleek and ergonomic design, it offers all the safety features. Also, the added conversion kit makes it more versatile and long-lasting.

Features and Performance

Being a winner of the GREENGUARD Gold Certification it is the safest and the most reliable pick for new parents. The product itself has screened over 10,000 chemicals, even the finishing over the surface is non-toxic, which is why it is a winner. Also, the included Babyletto Hudson slats can hold up to 135 pounds. It meets all ASTM safety standards.

Being versatile it can be converted to kid’s bed as your little one outgrows the crib. Before converting it to bed you have to look for signs, which are when he or she starts climbing the crib’s wall or reaches the height of 35-inches.

The mattress can be adjusted at four different positions, which is a great feature for providing multiple adjustment options to parents until the child reaches 35-inches or outgrows the crib.

The Babyletto Hudson is lightweight even a person can move it from one place to another. The maintenance and cleaning are a breeze, just take a moist cloth wipe away all dust particles.

Pros
  • Long-lasting performance
  • Sleek and classy design
  • Completely non-toxic finishing
  • Moderate height is evenly good for short and long parents
  • Square design is somewhat easier to fit
Cons
  • A little bit expensive in price
  • Some parents have problems with assembly

Conclusion

When it comes to longevity and kid’s safety than this Babyletto Hudson is one of the most reliable options to pick. Among all other competitors, this one is comparatively easy to clean, maintain, and use.


 

DaVinci Jenny Lind 3-in-1 Convertible Crib

DaVinci Jenny Lind 3-in-1 Convertible Crib comes at number 2 in our list and can be used as a crib, toddler bed, and day-bed. It has a classy look and received the highest rating due to the safety it offers. There are multiple colour options available.

Features and Performance

The standard safety standards the bed offers are:

  •         GREENGUARD certification
  •         ASTM
  •         CPSC
  •         Non-toxic

It is versatile and can be used for the kids from newborn to toddler age. Like other competitors, this one also offers four different height adjustments for the mattress which is a great plus in longevity. The railing around the crib protects the child from crawling to climbing. With the addition of caster wheels, this DaVinci Jenny convertible crib is portable.

Coming to maintenance and ease of use, then it performs well in this section too, as it weighs only 22 pounds and parents of short height can manoeuvre it easily anywhere in the house. Also, the cleaning won’t take much time just wipe it with the moist cloth.

Pros
  • Affordable in price
  • Classic look along with reliable safety features
  • Being convertible it can be converted to a toddler bed or day-bed
  • Lightweight
  • Multiple color options available for different home décor
Cons
  • The mattress needs to be purchased separately
  • No locking mechanism for wheels

Conclusion

The DaVinci Jenny Lind 3-in-1 is a perfect blend of classic look and modern features. It is versatile and provides great reliability and longevity. It would be a perfect pick for you if you are a new mom.


 

Graco Benton 4-in-1 Convertible Crib

This Graco Benton 4-in-1 Convertible Crib comes at number 3 in our list and a great long-term investment. Of course, it is convertible product but the only downside is that you have to buy the conversion kit separately for converting the crib into a full-size bed. From a kid’s safety perspective this one is built on all ASTM safety standards.

Features and Performance

Being certified by CPSC, ASTM, JPMA standards this Graco Benton 4-in-1 Convertible Crib is reliable in every manner. It is available in five different colour options and all of them have non-toxic finishing.

It’s a terrific long-lasting investment. This crib can be converted into a full-sized day bed or a toddler bed with the help of a conversion kit. According to many moms, this crib can last at least three years.

It comes with three adjustable mattresses. And, support mattresses of other brands too, that are specifically intended for kids.

Unlike the above-mentioned option, this one is not lightweight but have moderate, and only one person can manoeuvre it easily around the house. And with just a moist cloth this one also is cleaned easily.

Pros
  • Convertible and last at least for three years
  • Offer three different height adjustments for mattresses
  • Different color options for different décor
  • Meet and exceed all safety standards
Cons
  • The conversion kit is not included in the package
  • No wheel included

 

Union 3-in-1 Convertible Crib

This Union 2-in-1 Convertible Crib has a simple but unique design that goes with almost every home décor. It is a terrific long-term investment and can also be converted into a day bed like a car seat converted into a baby stroller. The pinewood is used as a construction material sourced from New Zealand. Being phthalate and lead-free the exterior finishing is totally non-toxic.

Features and Performance

It meets all ASTM and international safety standards. There is no potential harm in the finishing but the one thing we noticed that the hardware hole is enough big that the cute small finger can get trapped into it—however, the best solution for this problem is to cover it before using.

With great construction quality and a 2-in-1 convertible feature, this crib can be converted into a daybed. Like other competitors, this one has four different height adjustments for the mattress. Anyhow, you can convert the unit into daybed but the only issue is that you need to replace or take out some bolts for doing this.

As the design is portable which won’t give any problem with cleaning. However, the whole setup is lightweight and easy to maneuver around the house. As the railing of the crib is plain which is an added convenience for removing the dust particles. This Union 2-in-1 convertible crib is also very easy to assemble.

Pros
  • Lightweight and can be moved around the house
  • Affordable in price
  • Different mattress height options
  • The convertible style gives long-term usability
Cons
  • Visible hardware
  • Mattress adjustment is a little bit difficult

 

Dream on Me Classic 3-in-1 Convertible Crib

Like the above-mentioned 3-in-1 convertible option, this Dream on Me Classic 3-in-1 Convertible Crib is also very reliable and offer three different mattress height adjustments. It has a classic design along with a budget-friendly cost. The crib is proficient which regulates the airflow to calms your little one.

Since it can convert to daybed, it is a long-term investment and you can use it for years.

Features and Performance

The pinewood used for construction is sturdy and no toxins are found in finishing which is a plus when it comes to kid’s protection.  Unlike other top models, it provides an added security which is a wheel lock mechanism that means you can lock it at a place and it doesn’t scroll away in the room.

It is well-made and can be used as a daybed as well for years but eventually, you have to replace it with the regular-sized bed when your little one outgrows the crib with time. But for the time being, you can use it for at least three years.

The Dream on Me Classic comes with three different sizes of mattresses so, you are short or long that isn’t an issue anymore, as you can choose the one for your preferred height. The weight of the unit is very light and comes with the wheels which makes manoeuvring around the house very easy.

Like the above-mentioned option, this one is also very easy to maintain. And the for cleaning it takes regular wipes with moist cloth.

Pros
  • Affordable in price
  • Convertible and offer three different mattress adjustment
  • Lightweight and reliable
  • Easy to clean and maintain
  • Wheels are an added convenience for transport
Cons
  • Assembly is a little bit difficult
  • Material quality is not good as compared to competitors

Conclusion

This Dream on Me Classic 3-in-1 is an excellent product that gives reliability, longevity, and versatility. It is budget-friendly crib and convertible too.


 

Delta Children Bentley S Series 4-in-1 Convertible Crib

This Delta Children Bentley S Series 4-in-1 Convertible Crib offers the terrific functionality and stands at number 6 in our top 10 list. Being convertible it can easily be converted to toddler bed from just an Affordable Baby Cribs, or you can convert it to full-sized bed too. The toddler guardrail is included in the box but the full-sized rail needs to be purchased separately.

This convertible crib is made of top-quality wood material which lasts long.

Features and Performance

When we look from the child’s safety perspective than it meets all ASTM, JPMA, and CPSC safety standards. Moreover, this very product is tested for chemicals and other toxins to provide something extra to safety.

This Bentley S Series is well-made and grows with the child. However, it is convertible and can be converted to different bedding styles. Furthermore, it offers three different height adjustments for different needs. The mattress can be used in both upright position and flat position for sitting and laying respectively.

The different setting adjustment it provides is very reliable because it becomes a need when the child grows a little and start climbing the crib’s railing.

Coming to maintenance, then it is a breeze like other competitors. However, the cleaning just takes regular moist cloth wipes. One thing to mention, it is not lightweight so, if you want to move it from one place to another you might need a helping hand.

Pros
  • Reliable and offer multi-use for babies and toddlers
  • Meets all safety standard for added child’s protection
  • Three different size adjustment
  • Classy design
  • Made of premium quality wood
Cons
  • Heavy in weight
  • Some conversions sold separatel

Conclusion

In the list of best baby cribs, this Delta Children Bentley S Series 4-in-1 Convertible crib is the most stylish option to pick. It is reliable, versatile, and long-lasting. It has a premium quality construction and a very practical option to be used for years.


 

Stork Craft Valentia 4-in-1 Convertible Crib

Like the above-mentioned option, this Stork Craft Valentia is also a 4-in-1 convertible crib. It is made of premium quality solid wood that doesn’t look cheap. This unit is heavyweight and if you want some portable option than this is not for you.

Features and Performance

Coming to safety, then this very product meets all JPMA, CSPC, and ASTM safety standards. It is well made and practical to use for a long period. You can also convert it to a daybed or full-size bed depending upon your needs. Being convertible it supports kids aging 3 to 5 years or having height 35-inches.

Like other competitors, this very unit also offers three different mattress height adjustment which is a great plus for parent having short height as it gives you the ability to adjust the most suitable height.

As mentioned in the above section this Stork Craft Valentia 4-in-1 Convertible Crib is heavy and a little difficult to maneuver around the house. Because of the heavyweight, the cleaning is difficult and takes time.

Pros
  • Practical and offer multi-use for years
  • Adequate number of mattress setting
  • Beautiful luxurious design
  • Meets all safety standards
Cons
  • Expensive in price
  • Bulky house is a little difficult to move
  • No GREENGUARD certification

Conclusion

This Stork Craft Valentia 4-in-1 Convertible Crib is a little expensive in price but a practical unit when it comes to reliability, versatility, and longevity. It transforms from crib to a regular-sized bed—that’s why it worth the extra money.


 

Graco Charleston 4-in-1 Convertible Crib

This Graco Charleston 4-in-1 Convertible Crib comes at number 8 in our top 10 list. It has a simple, yet beautiful design that fits almost every home décor. It is convertible that transforms into the regular crib to daybed. However, the conversion kit is sold separately, and that is the only downside so far.

Features and Performance

Like every above-mentioned unit, this one also meets the ASTM, CSPS, and JPMA safety standards. Talking about the ease of use and capacity, then this very unit turns out versatile. It offers long-lasting performance and can be converted into daybed which is a great plus for those parents who have a tight budget, and not able to buy another one as the baby grows.

However, the conversion kit is sold separately which is an added expense but still, it is a cheaper alternative than the new baby bed. Graco Charleston offers three different mattress height adjustment settings.

Coming to maintenance, then this 4-in-1 convertible crib is a very lightweight option that makes maintenance a breeze. The surface has smooth finishing which wipes quickly for cleaning.

Pros
  • Long-lasting performance
  • Modern design with a classic touch
  • Hardware is covered for kid’s safety
  • High-quality construction material
Cons
  • Not easy to assemble
  • Only three height adjustments

Conclusion

The Graco Charleston 4-in-1 Convertible Crib is one of the best picks among budget-friendly options. It comes in different colors to match with the other home décor. Being convertible it offers longevity and reliability.


 

Million Dollar Baby Classic Louis 4-in-1 Convertible Crib

The Million Dollar Affordable Baby Cribs Classic Sullivan 4-in-1 Convertible Crib accompany beautiful design along with the convertible feature that enables you to turn the crib into a toddler bed or a daybed. It meets all safety standards and offers various height adjustments.

Features and Performance

Being ASTM and CSPC certified it is very reliable. However, the slats are sturdy and can hold up to 80 pounds which is the most among all others. As the manufacturer advertised that the bed won’t buckle as long as the weight is under 135 pounds. Phthalate and lead level are much lower.

Like other competitors, this one is also convertible but the conversion kit is sold separately. The mattress offers four different height adjustments means you don’t have to completely bend over if you have a short height. Every hardware is well covered to eliminates the chances of potential harm.

Unlike most units mentioned above in the list, this Million Dollar Affordable Baby Cribs Classic Sullivan is heavy. You might need a helping hand if you want to move it around the nursery for cleaning. Anyhow, the crib itself is very easy to clean.

Pros
  • Long-lasting performance
  • Comes with warranty
  • Offer four mattress height settings
Cons
  • Heavy in weight
  • Little bit expensive

Conclusion

This Million Dollar Affordable Baby Cribs Sullivan 4-in-1 is the long-term investment. This unit is versatile and reliable in every manner. However, a little bit expensive but the premium features it offers worth the price.


 

Orbelle Trading Roxy Three Level Portable Crib

If you are looking for an Affordable Baby Cribs which lightweight and offers very quick transportation than look none other than this Bloom Alma Urban Mini Folding Crib. This one is advertised as a lightweight, mini, and portable option. The assembly is pleasantly easy. The only downside that I found is that it is smaller in size than all the above-mentioned products.

Features and Performance

However, the size is smaller but the wooden construction is still very sturdy. It’s lightweight and compact, you can seamlessly move it around the house without smacking it into furniture. Another downside is the shorter timeline, as it is compact and can only be used for newborns.

Despite, its small size it still offers two height adjustments for mattress and crib can also be used as a bassinet.

Coming to assembly and ease of use, then it is nothing less than a breeze, as the surface finishing is smooth which can be wiped with a moist cloth.

Pros
  • Compact in design
  • Super easy assembly
  • Caster wheels provide great maneuverability
Cons
  • Only good for newborns
  • Only 2 mattress settings
  • Expensive in price

Conclusion

This Bloom Alma Urban Mini Folding Crib is a good option if you are looking for a lightweight option for your newborn. It is perfect for small houses and hostels.


Features of Good Affordable Baby Cribs to Consider

The mistake that most people make while shopping is that they only look in one dimension, and what it means? That they think the appearance is everything. Rather you also need to look into other things, like quality, comfort, and longevity.

In the case, of the Affordable Baby Cribs, the main thing is the bed which needs not to feel comfortable but also plays an important role in keeping a baby safe. Moreover, innovations are lifesavers for new parents. Here are some tips for examining the top features of the best Affordable Baby Cribs that you should look for in 2020.

Mattress & Bedding

The new Affordable Baby Cribs are intended to provide a cozy place to your little one to sleep, instead of only functioning as just a bed. Things that must be considered:

  •         Make sure to pick enough high crib that helps you to reach your baby easily. So, you don’t have to bend over too far.
  •         The adjustable crib is another option that helps to adjust the crib little lower as the child grows and starts standing or climbing over the wall of the crib.

An Affordable Baby Cribs that accommodate you easily as a parent is most probably the best pick. There are numerous different options available in the market of different heights and materials.

Safety Features

Coming to the kid’s safety, then it is no doubt the most prior thing to every parent out there. So, try to pick the one which is more practical, safer and equipped with modern features. As the old drop-down like crib design is banned now because they were unsafe. In the 21st century crib, there is a series of security checks with the new cribs.

  •         The frame should be rigid and non-flexible
  •         The slats should be strong
  •         The mattress should remain in position and never tilt
  •         Corners should be of square shape
  •         Paint and fabric material used should be non-toxic

Moreover, you need to avoid accessories like sleep positioners, pillows, heavy blanket, and crib bumpers, because they cause a risk of suffocation in the crib.

Conclusion:

It is very clear that it is not an easy task to select a crib for the baby. For most of the people, it is just the appearance of the crib they would go for while ignoring other very important factors. No doubt that comfort is the most important factor of a baby crib but besides that, one should also look at the size, weight of the crib, and most importantly at the safety of the crib.

Parents should make sure that the crib is not too short so that the baby can jump off the crib all by his/herself and not too high which makes it difficult for the parents to handle the baby in and out of the crib.

While looking at the products reviewed above, all products are the best available in the market in terms of comfort, safety, size, and portability. Now it is up to buy what you deem is the best crib for your baby.

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Laura Ashley

Laura Ashley

Laura Ashley a mother of a baby boy and a girl loves to write about baby products and provides unbiased reviews to help other parents to choose great products to take care of their babies. She likes to share her personal opinions about baby products.

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