Top Five Best Crib Mattresses in 2017

A crib mattress is possibly one of the most important things for your child’s nursery. It provides a safe surface for sleeping, resting, and relaxing. There are many to choose from, all have their differences and pros/cons. Let’s take a look at the best five top rated crib mattresses for the year 2017.

#1 – Sealy Soybean Foam-Core Crib Mattress

Sealy Soybean Foam-Core Crib MattressA soy based product that is made from a high density foam that provides a safe, yet comfortable option.


  • Extra firm and very lightweight.
  • Greenguard Gold Certified – 100% safe and trusted.
  • American made and Award winning.
  • Waterproof, pear-embossed cover is resistant to stains.
  • Snug fit thanks to the unique square corners.

Designed to reduce instances of sagging that you may have experienced while using other brands or models. The Sealy Soybean Foam-Core Crib Mattress is incredibly durable and lightweight, making it very easy to change the sheets and transfer from crib to crib. It’s of standard size at 51.6 x 27.2 x 5 inches, but suitable for either cribs or toddler beds. Overall, my absolute favorite option!

#2 – Safety 1st Heavenly Dreams White Crib Mattress

safety 1st heavenly dreamsOutstanding support because of the unique thermo-bonded fiber core that comes in a very high density. The Safety 1st Heavenly Dreams White Crib Mattress makes for an ultra firm surface and provides outstanding support for your resting baby.


  • Extremely firm support.
  • Core is thermo-bonded and high-density.
  • Greenguard Gold Certified – 100% safe and trusted.
  • Meets federal flammability standard 16 CFR 1633
  • No potentially harmful chemicals.
  • Cover is resistant to odors and tough stains.
  • Very inexpensive and affordable.

Easy to clean with a simple wipe down since the cover is completely waterproof and resistant to tearing, which doubles to withstand smelly urine or bed wetting scenarios that every parent wants to avoid. On top of that, it’s priced to be affordable and less expensive than most other choices.

Use in the crib, then when your baby grows to a toddler, it will transfer to their toddler bed since it’s the same size. High quality at a budget friendly price!

#3 – Sealy Baby Firm Rest Crib Mattress

sealy baby firm rest As one of the top picks of the year, the Sealy Baby Firm Rest Crib Mattress provides outstanding support with it’s inner support bars that are designed to aid with properly distributing your child’s body weight. More support is added on the edges with the border rods – a feature you usually only see in full size adult mattresses.


  • Edge border wires offer incredible stiffness for added safety.
  • 204 interwoven steel coil system.
  • Greenguard Gold Certified – 100% safe and trusted.
  • Included with a hospital-grade waterproof cover.
  • Airflow Pocket for Circulation
  • Protected by an impressive 20-year limited warranty.
  • Proudly made in the USA.

Unlike others, this one is made in the United Stands and comes included with a generous 20 year warranty on all of the materials used and the labor.

It resists smell, mold, and mildew with two non-allergenic layers, waterproof cover that doesn’t absorb odor, and the airflow pocket which improves natural air flow in a safe way.

#4 – Sealy Baby Posturepedic Mattress

Sealy Baby Posturepedic MattressThe Sealy Baby Posturepedic Mattress is a state of the art choice has features that will be sure to impress any loving mother or father.


  • 220 adult-grade POSTURETECH coils
  • Incredibly cozy and soft, yet firm to keep it safe.
  • Greenguard Gold Certified – 100% safe and trusted.
  • Proudly made in the USA.
  • Built with four layers of outstanding support.
  • Will never sag.

Inside of it are 220 posturetech coils that detect movement and give support in the right areas when your child needs it. With four non-allergenic layers, it will last for years to come since it’s created with prime durability. Two of the layers insulate, one layer provides exceptional support, and the surface layer is soft & gentle, but still firm enough to prevent any instances of failure.

Sealy proudly produces these crib mattresses in the United States and backs them with a lifetime warranty. Quite impressive if you ask me! Like other choices, it’s waterproof and odor resistant, making it an ideal choice for any nursery, male or female.

#5 – Colgate Classica I Foam Crib Mattress

Colgate Classica I Foam Crib MattressPediatrician’s recommend an extra firm choice like this one. The Colgate Classica I Foam Crib Mattress is sturdy enough to safely keep your baby in their crib, but supportive enough to make certain they get a full night of rest, every single night!


  • Extra firm, foam-core design.
  • Cloth binding gives it a durable and everlasting quality.
  • Eyelet vents bring fresh air within it to help ventilation.
  • CertiPUR-US certified safe extra firm foam.
  • High quality cover that’s stain, odor, and tear resistant.

Being very lightweight, it’s a breeze to change the sheets or transfer it from crib to crib or crib to toddler bed (fits standard sized toddler beds). Covered in a vinyl cover that is resistant to odors, moisture, and other headaches, it’s also tear resistant and extremely durable.

Although a bit more expensive than other options, the Colgate brand is highly recognized, top rated, and recommended by medical experts around the globe.

  1. Jerry February 4, 2013
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