Mattress KidsTM

Baby Mattresses

Federally regulated, this 27 ¼” x 51 ¼” mattress fits snugly in all full-size cribs.

Toddler Mattresses

The same size as baby mattresses, our toddler mattresses work in both convertible cribs and toddler beds.

Baby & Kids Sleep Accessories

Keep your child and their mattress protected with protectors, liners, bumpers, and more.

What Kind Of Mattress Should I Buy For My Child?

  • Your baby will spend roughly 18 hours a day sleeping, so making the right decision on their mattress is one of the biggest choices you’ll make. A baby mattress should fit snugly in the crib and should not have a gap of more than an inch at any point. An easy way to test this is the two-finger test; place two fingers between the mattress and the wall of the crib. If they fit easily, your mattress is too small.
  • Toddler mattresses are the same size as crib mattresses but are often less firm as toddlers don’t need the same level of support as infants. These mattresses are used in convertible cribs or specially-made toddler beds. This same-size but less confining sleeping arrangement helps toddlers adjust to the next big step in their lives: the twin bed.

What Type of Support Should My Child’s Mattress Have?

The younger your child is, the firmer the support they need. Infants in particular need firm, non-sculpting support to prevent suffocation that could lead to SIDS. As your child grows and is ready to transition into a toddler bed, you can opt for a softer mattress. Even then, this kids mattress should have more firmness than an adult mattress. To test for firmness, you can press your hand on the mattress in the center and at the edges. On a properly firm mattress, it should bounce back quickly and not conform to the shape of your hand.

Your child’s safety is our top priority. Our Mattress Kids™ mattresses are made with high quality, high-density foam designed to keep your baby and toddler supported throughout the night.

How to Select The Best Kids Mattress by Age

Baby Mattresses

When it comes to your baby’s mattress, firmness and waterproofing are the two main factors you should consider. A firm mattress helps prevent the suffocation often associated with softer sleeping surfaces and a firmer mattress can aid in healthy bone growth. Additionally, waterproofing — either from the mattress itself or because of a protector — makes cleaning up after little spills and accidents easier while also prolonging the lifespan of your mattress.

Toddler Mattresses

The biggest indication that your little one is ready to move on up to a toddler bed is frequent escape attempts from their crib. Replacing your child’s crib mattress with a new toddler mattress gives them the same protection with more comfort. Though softer, it's important to still have a relatively firm mattress as some risk of suffocation can carry over into the toddler bed. Also, toddlers can make just as many messes as infants, so waterproofing for easy cleaning is a nice feature to have in a toddler mattress.