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Are moses baskets all the same size and shape?

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flowerybeanbag Wed 02-Sep-09 10:04:09

I need to buy a new mattress for our moses basket for DS2. But do I need to buy a Mamas and Papas mattress because it's a M&P moses basket, or will any brand do? TIA

shoofly Wed 02-Sep-09 14:53:46

there are different sizes - measure your m&p one and check it against the sizes offered in mothercare. I know because I bought the wrong size for a borrowed basket & had to change it.

bumpsy2009 Thu 03-Sep-09 23:08:23

I'd be keen to know about any stores which do slightly larger ones. The ones in Babys R Us seem to be tiny and John Lewis had some larger ones on display but not much in stock.

differentID Thu 03-Sep-09 23:10:52

most moses baskets take either a 66cm long or 75cm long mattress and the vast majority are 28cm wide, but double check.

flowerybeanbag Fri 04-Sep-09 10:22:07

Ooh forgot to come back to this, thanks all. Will dig it out and measure!

LadyStealthPolarBear Fri 04-Sep-09 10:26:48

I had the same problem - assumed they were all the same size, bought one from Mothercare and ended up having to take it back and get a M&P one!

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