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A travel cot is essential if you're baby is going to be away from home. Travel cots are portable and can be folded and put in a bag to take with you. Travel cots are also useful for those that provide overnight hospitality to visitors with babies.
Before purchasing a travel cot you need to think about whether you really need one. If you only make couple of trips a year then your place of stay might be able to arrange one for you. On the other hand if you make regular overnight trips then investment in a good travel cot is necessary.
After you invest in a cot you need to buy the right travel cot mattress. The most important thing to remember here is comfort and cleanliness. You should try very hard to purchase a new travel cot mattress for a new baby. This is because an old travel cot mattress that has been used by another baby will be less effective and comfortable as it has been compressed by the previous baby.
Another benefit of using a different travel cot mattress for each baby is that it will avoid and make it less likely the chance of any bacteria or viruses being transferred.
The next thing to think about is size. Getting the size of the mattress right is very important as travel cots are not all made to the same basic dimensions. Getting the size wrong not only makes packing and storing harder but more importantly the baby’s arms and legs can get caught if there are gaps.
You should get a travel cot mattress that fits the cot neatly and there should be no more than a gap of 4cm between the edge of the mattress and the cot.
There are three main cot mattress types to choose from: Foam mattresses, Spring-interior mattresses, Coir mattresses.
Foam mattresses are the least expensive and provide good value for money and they are easy to clean.
Spring-interior mattresses are the traditional mattresses and provide a good sturdy support but they tend to be more expensive than the foam mattresses.
Coir mattresses are the most expensive but they last longer and are the firmest.