Follow my search for the prefect sleeping products for our baby to be...
I have always had a love for product design, so when it comes to searching for cots and cribs for baby, I wanted to find a design that was both modern and most of all functional. After a long search and lots of cots that are sadly lovely, but only available in the US or Austraila I have managed to narrow my search to the following...
The Stokke Sleepi convertable bed system
This cot bed system looks fabulous, with its curved edges and has the ablity to grow with your baby with the addion of extention packs that need to be purchased separately. Available from UK high street retailors such as Mothercare
Leander Cot Bed
Made in Denmark using moulded European Beech, this cot bed looks sleek and modern and has the ablity to grow with your baby without the need to buy any extras. The only down side is the shape causing the need to buy branded fitted sheets, or possibly using flat sheets but you would need to check this out. Available from UK online retailors such as PramCentre
Sebra Kili Cot Bed
Apart from being super stylish, this cot bed comes in a number of colours and has removeable sides, plus extends into a 150cm bed without the need to buy extras. Available from UK online retailors such as Kidsen
Alma Papa Crib
This compact cot doesn't have the function to turn into a junior bed, however is smaller than a normal cot and is able to fold away if needed, and comes in a number of colours. Available from UK high street and online retailors such as John Lewis
OEUF Be Good Sparrow Cot
Made in Latvia. This retro feel cot has strong lines that make this cot look stylish and minimal. Comes in a number of wood finishes and Grey. There is no ablity to convert into a junior bed, but the sides can be lowered to form a 145cm bed. Available from UK online retailors such as Hop Like A Bunny
BabyHome Dream Portable Crib
USA designed portable crib, which can double up as a travel cot or bassinet, and is suitable from birth to 6 months. Sadly only available in the UK from third party sellers on Amazon
Stokke Bounce 'n' Sleep
Multi functional, usable as a bassinet suitable for day and night time sleeping from birth to 6 months. Bouncer can be uses seporatly or inserted into the bed. Prefect for a small home. Available from UK high street and online retailors such as Baby Nest