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Do we need a crib. Won't a standard cot be ok for newborn?

(6 Posts)
Inspirachion Mon 11-Jul-11 17:14:14

We are lucky enough to gave space in our room for a standard cot so does baby really need a crib for starters or not? Will he/she feel lost in a cot. Puzzled.

TittyBojangles Mon 11-Jul-11 17:15:38

Straight to cot is fine, or maybe a moses basket first? But they do grow out of these pretty quick so I'd prob stick with the cot if you do have room.

KnitterNotTwitter Mon 11-Jul-11 17:17:24

Babies are used to being in a small space... they'll like something smaller initially like a moses basket or crib, or if you're my DS you'll barely spend any time in the crib because we both liked co-sleeping too much smile I don't know why we even bought a cot.....

Madlizzy Mon 11-Jul-11 17:19:00

Mine started in a moses basket placed inside the cot.

Inspirachion Mon 11-Jul-11 19:31:06

Thanks.grin Maybe we'll look for a Moses basket I like the idea that baby could be use that downstairs as well putting the basket in the cot.

TheArmadillo Mon 11-Jul-11 21:06:44

We used moses basket downstairs during the day and cot upstairs at night

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