Choosing the right bed for your children

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We all know that getting the perfect bed isn’t always the easiest thing to do, but choosing the right bed and mattress for your children can be harder still, even if it is not the first one you have had to get them.

When you’re getting one for yourself, you will easily be able to consider how each one will offer you support and how comfortable it will be. However, you’re kids might not be able to be as objective and instead want to go for the biggest one you’ll let them have, or the one that comes with that cool car design bed frame.

Here are some tips

Think about the mattress

Don’t just think about which bed to get them, but also what type of mattress. Look into the different types there are and what support they will offer them. There are lots of types out there from memory foam to pocket sprung and more so do your research and seek the advice of a professional should you want some more information.

Give them room to grow

When you’re buying a bed, you’re probably hoping that you will get one that lasts a long time unless you are buying a specific toddler bed. Although your children may be small when you get it, they might not stay that way for long, so plan ahead.

Think about how close it is to the ground

When you are shopping for a bed for your child, think about how close it is to the ground should they fall out, and also how easy it will be for them to get in and out of it by themselves depending on how old they are at the time you buy it.

If your kids are quite young then you could also consider putting some rails on the sides of it so they do not fall out.

If they are young

If they are still at toddler age then you could also choose a toddler bed which is smaller, but you could also put them in a standard single bed.

Think about storage and floor space

You should also ask them if they want to have a bed with storage drawers underneath to store some of their clothes and toys.  Think about how much space each bed will take up in their room too.

In association with Beds R Us

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