How Much Should You Spend on a Crib?

davinci kalani cribThe Crib is undoubtedly going to be the most expensive piece of baby gear that is purchased by most parents. Are you a new parent wondering how much you should spend on a crib or even trying to compare the prices of the various styles of cribs and crib mattresses that are available?

While considering the cost of the various cribs that are being chosen it is equally important to consider the accessories that are required for the crib, including determining the cost and the price of the crib mattress that is going to be used, additional equipment that is going to be required to transform convertible cribs into daybeds or double beds and even mattress pads that are going to be used to ensure protection for the crib.

The average cost of a crib ranges between $250 and $400, depending on the type of crib and the style of the design that has been chosen, as well as depending on the brands that are being considered by the new parents.

Convertible cribs are more expensive, with prices that often range between $400 and $1,200 for cribs that are going to convert into a toddler bed, day bed and even into a double bed through the use of a conversion kit but are going to help to save the parents money through the time when additional beds are required for the toddler.

Most parents spend up to twenty five percent of the budget while preparing for a new baby on the crib and the sleeping area for the infant, as they are going to want to ensure that the area is safe and the area is often a focal point of the room that is being designed.

How much are you going to spend on your child’s crib? Have you set a budget for baby gear?