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Mattress Buying Guide

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Need assistance on choosing a crib mattress? We've compiled the most common crib mattress features to help you choose top materials and qualities for your baby. Plus, our handy crib mattress comparison chart makes it easy to determine which crib mattress is best for starting your baby off right!

Important Features to Consider

01
Waterproof
Keeps liquids from penetrating the mattress core and is easy to wipe clean.
02
Seamless design
Core mattress is extra protected against liquids, spills, accidents, dust mites, bed bugs and more.
03
Organic cotton
Fabric and filling is made from cotton without the use of synthetic chemicals.
04
Textured cover
Aids with circulating air flow for superior breathability for baby.
05
Removable cover
Easy-to-remove and washable cover wicks away moisture and regulates temperature.
06
Lightweight
Weighs a mere 10 pounds (or less!) for easy portability.
07
Dual firmness
Two mattresses in one! Extra firm for newborns on one side and firm for toddlers on the other side.
08
Coil innerspring**
Traditional core mattress support with firm or extra firm support.
09
All foam**
Uses different types of foams and densities to provide firm or extra firm support throughout.
10
Coconut coir**
Water-resistant and biodegradable, this mattress support is made from strong coconut fibers.

** Right Start hand-selects our entire product assortment. We choose only the best, high quality and most durable mattresses for our customers.

Mattress Comparison Chart

  01
Waterproof
02
Seamless
Design
03
Organic
Cotton
04
Textured
Cover
05
Removable
Cover
06
Lightweight
07
Dual
Firmness
08
Coil
Innerspring
09
All
Foam
10
Coconut
Coir

Right Start Mattresses by Colgate

Right Start by Colgate - Deluxe Double Comfort Crib Mattress (Innerspring) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Right Start by Colgate - Eco-Light (All Foam) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Right Start by Colgate - Eco-Light Organic Cotton (All Foam) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Naturepedic Mattresses

No-Compromise Organic Classic 252 Coil Yes Yes Yes
Ultra 252 Seamless Dual Firmness Yes Yes Yes
Dual Firmness Organic Cotton Classic 150 Seamless Yes Yes Yes Yes
Lightweight Classic Seamless Yes Yes Yes Yes

Nook Sleep System Mattresses

Pebble Lite Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Pebble Pure Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Moonlight Slumber Mattresses

Little Dreamer Foam Yes Yes Yes Yes
Nature's Star Natural Cotton (Innerspring w/ All-In-One Organic Cover) Yes Yes
Starlight Support Supreme (All Foam w/ Visco) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Starlight Support Supreme (Innerspring w/ Visco) Yes Yes Yes Yes
Starlight Support (Innerspring) Yes Yes Yes Yes
Starlight Support (All Foam) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Little Angel (All Foam One-Sided) Yes Yes Yes Yes

Lullaby Earth Mattress

Super Lightweight (White) Yes Yes Yes
Super Lightweight 2-Stage (White) Yes Yes Yes Yes

Secure Beginnings Mattress

Heaven Sent Base/Surface Yes Yes
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