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How Much Does a Crib Cost?

 
low costLow: $100-$150average costMedium: $150-$450high costHigh: $450+

Cribs are baby bed frames constructed of wood, steel, brass or molded plastic. They come with one, two or no drop-sides and parents should decide which model they prefer before narrowing their search.

Typical costs:

  • According to Consumer Reports[1] , economy cribs cost $100-$150; mid-priced cribs, $150-$450; and high-end ones, $450+.
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Additional costs:
  • Parents will need to purchase a crib mattress, which ranges from $30-$230.
Discounts:
  • Some cribs convert to a toddler or full-size bed, though bed rails, stabilizing or support rails will likely be required.
  • Though second-hand cribs are not recommended, if you're considering acquiring one, Consumer Reports suggests checking the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission[2] or Recalls.gov[3] for possible recalls.
Shopping for a crib:
  • According to Consumer Reports[4] a crib can be one of the most challenging purchases for new parents. They recommend looking for a crib made after 1999 that's certified by the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association[5] or certified to meet American Society for Testing and Materials'[6] voluntary standards. They should be durable and safe and suit both your taste and budget.
  • Established brands include Angel Line[7] , Babi Italia[8] , Baby's Dream[9] , Child Craft, Dorel Juvenile Group (Cosco), and Simmons.
  • On Sep 21, 2007, one million cribs by Simplicity, sold under the Simplicity and Graco labels, were recalled. The affected models are model numbers are available at the US Consumer Product and Safety Comission[10] .
  • Amazon[11] offers pages of cribs, including Angel Line models[12] .
  • Wal-Mart offers a variety of cribs[13] from $100-$300.
  • Other retailers include JC Penney and Sears[14] .
Material on this page is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as medical advice. For medical decisions, always consult your physician for the right course for your infant or child.
 
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External Resources:
  1.  www.consumerreports.org/cro/cribs.htm
  2.  www.cpsc.gov
  3.  www.recalls.gov
  4.  www.consumerreports.org/cro/cribs.htm
  5.  www.jpma.org
  6.  www.astm.org
  7.  www.angelline.com/products/cribs.html
  8.  www.babiitalia.com
  9.  www.babysdream.com
  10.  www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2007/About-1-Million-Simplicity-Cribs-Recalled-Due-To-Fail...
  11.  www.amazon.com/gp/browse.html/ref=pd_sl_aw_flat-hi_baby_19791956_1/?ie=UTF8&node=1...
  12.  www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_ss_ba/104-2765137-3507127?url=node%3D166809011&field-keywo...
  13.  www.walmart.com/cp/Cribs/91512
  14.  www.sears.com/shc/s/v_10153_12605_Baby?adCell=AH
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