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What are the consideration when buying used bedside crib (Chicco)

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Zahrah5 Thu 18-Dec-14 10:15:35

hi

I did looked at many bedside cribs and have decided I like the Chicco's the best.
I am seeing some good prices at used ones. The full price of this crib is outrageous, comparing to how mych regular cot costs.

Is it a good idea to buy secondhand? What do I need to look at.
The crib comes with matress, would I need to replace it with new one? I dont think it will be easy to find a replacement matress which fits. The walls I think are not washable.

JontyDoggle37 Thu 18-Dec-14 10:18:04

You need to check any of the fabric thoroughly for any signs of mould. You need to replace the mattress. Most cribs are in one of about 3 standard sizes for mattresses, debenhams and house of Fraser have good price cuts at the moment on some crib mattresses. Also if it's a swinging crib, make sure the locking mechanism etc still works safely, and that all fastenings are tight. Think that's it!

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