You might want to think twice about how you sleep.
A toddler can sleep in a crib.
A full bed is fine for older children.
But, as with other issues in your life, there are plenty of bed dimensions to choose from.
Read on for our top picks.
What is a full bed?
A full-sized bed is the most common type of bed you’ll find in Australia, with about 40 per cent of Australian homes having at least one.
The key is to get a large enough space for the child to sleep comfortably and the room will be big enough for the two adults to share a bed.
A crib is ideal for a child to share, but a bed frame and a mattress are also ideal.
A rollaway bed is a more suitable option for older adults.
It allows you to share the bed in a similar way as a crib or a full-size bed, but the mattress is a little bit thicker and has more padding around it.
How much space does a full size bed need?
It’s important to remember that it’s not always possible to get everything you need for a toddler bed at the same time.
This can cause issues when trying to make a baby bed or an infant bed.
In the first few months of pregnancy, the baby will need some room to grow.
The next year, the babies head circumference will have increased, and they may need more room to stretch.
So a full sized bed will need to have a bit more room than a crib and a full mattress to accommodate.
But even with these extra pieces of space, you won’t have enough room for your baby to sleep on a full length mattress.
And a full height bed is still a little short for a baby.
What size mattress should I choose?
A baby’s mattress should be able to fit comfortably into the space between the bed frame, and the mattress should have enough padding to keep them comfortable in a full sleeping position.
A wide range of mattresses have been tested and approved for babies, and some of the best options include a C-Series, C-Suite, Flexi-Series and M-Series mattresses.
The M-series are popular for infants and toddlers.
The C-series, which comes with a slightly smaller bed frame than a C series, is also a good option.
A narrow range of mattress options are available, including C-Comfort, C Series, Flex, M Series and C-Nite.
What about pillows?
You might also be surprised to learn that a bed mattress with a pillow top can fit a baby more comfortably than one without a pillow top.
Pillows, however, can be quite heavy and are often used to cushion babies against the floor.
For this reason, it’s important that you get a mattress with lots of padding and not just one big piece of padding.
A mattress with plenty of padding can also help cushion your baby’s head and shoulders as they sleep.
So choose the mattress that has the most room for the baby to comfortably sleep on.
But it’s also important to keep in mind that pillow tops are not recommended for babies who have a high-risk birth weight.
For these babies, a pillow may be best to avoid as they may require more space for their heads and shoulders to rest.
What to buy and how much does it cost?
There are plenty the industry can recommend for babies and toddlers, and this is especially important if you want to save money.
If you’re unsure of how much you should spend on a baby or toddler bed you can check with your local baby and toddler care provider.
But here are some recommended brands of matties and pillow tops: M-Beds, Avanti and Kabyles.
Avantis are the best-known brands of mattress manufacturers in Australia.
They are known for making some of Australia’s best-selling mattresses, and are known as the ‘pillow kings’ because of their influence on the mattress industry.
You can find them in most Australian city centres and in smaller towns.
Avei and Babies are two other major brands that are known to be popular with baby and toddlers in Australia and overseas.
They also have a good selection of mattys and pillow top options.
Babies in particular will like Avantic and Babys’ high quality mattresses for the best fit.
These mattys have a wide range and are suitable for both small babies and large babies.
You may also want to check out these brands of pillows and matties: The Baby & Toddler bed matties are the most popular brands of baby and baby bed mattys, and offer the best results.
These are made by the same company that makes Avantics, Babys and Avantias mattys.
They come in a range of styles and are ideal for toddlers.
If they’re made by another brand, you may need to consider another mattress that’s similar to the ones listed above.