Using The DaVinci Alpha Mini Rocking Crib
When my daughter was born, all we had purchased for her to sleep in was a traditional, small bassinet. While it served a purpose for the initial introduction to the new home, she never really seemed to be comfortable in it. I tried different bedding options and even went as far as some natural sheet sets to try to give her a softer area to sleep on. Because she never really seemed to be comfortable like I wanted, we started looking for a crib that we could transition her into quickly. The one that we decided on was the DaVinci Alpha Mini Rocking Crib.
Size And Design of the DaVinci Alpha Mini Rocking Crib
Overall, we found the the DaVinci Alpha Mini Rocking Crib was just right for our smaller home once we got it and set it all up. At first, we were torn as to what we wanted to do about the optional wheels. The first few nights we tried it with them on, then we ended up taking them off to see how the rocking feature worked. Can I just say that the rocking cradle feature is just amazing. Sometimes, when putting our daughter down to sleep she seems to wake up a bit when she first lays her sleepy head down. Just a few simple and soft rocking movements with this amazing crib and she goes right back to sleep, and she’s out like a light. With that being said, I can see how the wheels can make for an additional help if you are going to be bringing this crib from one room to another or even bringing it up close to the parent bed during sleep time. I guess it is all a matter of personal preference.
Of course, we really liked the idea that the DaVinci Alpha Mini Rocking Crib is complete make from sustainable pine that comes from New Zealand. When it comes to safety, there is also a non-toxic finish that is both phthalate and lead free.
There are really only good things that I can say about this beautiful crib. Not only is it sturdy but as I mentioned, but you have the added versatility from either being able to outfit it with wheels or use it as a rocking crib. Because of the size, it seems as though it would be able to make its way in and out of doorways with ease so any parent that needs to move it shouldn’t have a hard time. Depending on the size of the child who will be using it, you can raise or lower levels to accommodate just right. I was also able to find plenty of bumper and bedding sets that fit this crib just perfectly even though it is a bit smaller than a traditional crib. All I had to do was specify the term “mini crib” as I was searching around for bedding options to buy.
Problems with the DaVinci Alpha Mini Rocking Crib?
I truly have not had any issues with this crib at all. I guess I would just want to have a bit thicker of a mattress; however I just purchased a thicker mattress pad and the set up was just perfect. I guess other than that I would suggest a great change would be making it so that you can keep the wheels on the crib, just unlock and retract them whenever you want to use the rocking feature.
This Gets My Vote
I really cannot say anything bad about the DaVinci Alpha Mini Rocking Crib. It gets an A in my book, and I would recommend it to anyone who wants to have a beautiful mini crib to help save on space when the new baby arrives.