How to Choose a Baby Sleeper

A baby sleeper is a way to keep your baby close to you. That can help you to ensure safe sleep. And also reduce the risk of SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome).

Well, you already know how important the baby sleeper is. But one of the most problems is choosing the right one for your baby. As there are lots of sleepers out there so you should follow some steps to get the best sleeper.

So, I’m here to help you regarding this matter.

What is a Baby Sleeper?

A baby sleeper is a bed that is usually attached to an adult or parent’s bed. Normally the sleeper’s one side is smaller than the other side. One side is as smaller as it can match with the parent’s bed. It can be used for 3 to 4 months.

What to Look While Buying?

Safety measurement: As it is a bed for your infant so you should check the safety first. The safety standard must meet ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials) voluntary standard. Check carefully the tag.

Bedding system

The mattress used in the sleeper must be well-fitted. Check that there is no gap between the mattress and the sleeper’s bumper.

Also, check that if the bed height is adjustable or not. Adjustable height will give you the flexibility to adjust your bed.

We, all know that infant frequently urinates on the bed. So, a waterproof mattress can help a lot. If it is no then try to think about a waterproof cover.

Size of the sleeper

There is no standard size regarding sleepers. So, you can choose the size of the bedside sleeper according to your need.


Portability will give you the facility to keep the sleeper attached to your bed and when your baby grows up then you can separate it from the bed. If you want that facility then a portable one is for you.

Some of the sleepers can be used as a playground after using them as a bedside sleeper. That can help your infant too.

As the sleeper is only used for a few months so a portable one will be very cost-effective.

Sleeper’s Side

Look at the side of the sleepers. If it is padded or not. Avoid buying a padded one. The expert said that the Mesh side is the best for the baby. Because they are breathable.

Easy cleaning facility

As it is an infant’s bed. So, you need to clean it frequently. That’s why try to look for which one is easy to clean. It will save you time.


The sleeping space should be firm. Don’t add an extra bed or don’t try to make it soft by adding foam.

Weight limit

Before buying the sleeper check the weight limit. The manufacturer always tags the weight limit. If you want to buy the portable one the higher weight capacity will be the best.

Avoid to use older one

Don’t ever try to think to use an older or used sleeper. Those older models may do not meet the safety standard. So, don’t risk your infant, only to save a few bucks.


For a newborn, we must be conscious while buying anything for the infant. Everyone should follow the expert’s guide. Marinating safety standards is mandatory.

They are our future. And we live in a modern science era. We can easily get experts help. So, no need to hurry. Keep calm and choose the best one with the help of an expert’s guide.