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  • "HOPE!!!!!!!!" started this thread

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Monday, December 29th 2008, 10:13pm

Non drop down cots

Hi everyone

We have ordered our nursery furniture and are awaiting delivery. I have now noticed in the catalogue that it does not drop down at the side although the mattress base height has 3 levels. I saw that only 2 out of 10 of the cot beds had the dropside and they were cheaper and not more expensive????

My question is - has anyone ever had a non drop side and been caused any difficulties when lifting baby in/out of cot?

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Claire
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Monday, December 29th 2008, 10:16pm

Hi Claire!

My cot had a drop down side BUT we never dropped it/pulled it up (bit stiff and the couple of times we tried it dd1 woke up!) - just left it in position and lifted over the top - has been fine for both girls!

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Monday, December 29th 2008, 10:22pm

I never used the drop down function. It was permanently 'down' when they were tiny and then, when they started to be mobile, it was permanently 'up'.





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Monday, December 29th 2008, 10:22pm

Hiya Jodie

Thanks for your quick reply. Thats made me feel better. I was kinda thinking I would have to change the cot. I imagined it to be this big deep drop to reach baby hehe.

Thanks again
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Monday, December 29th 2008, 10:24pm

Thanks Bells

If they were still tiny though do you think it would still be easy enough to lift lo in/out??

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Monday, December 29th 2008, 10:30pm

Quoted

Originally posted by HOPE!!!!!!!!

If they were still tiny though do you think it would still be easy enough to lift lo in/out??

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Yes! I promise you won't have to abseil in to get your little one out!

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Monday, December 29th 2008, 10:34pm

I think on it's highest setting there is only about 10 inches to top of cot so well easy to lift her out (a million times a night :rolleyes:)

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Monday, December 29th 2008, 10:34pm

:snigger: :snigger:

Thanks again Jodie

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Monday, December 29th 2008, 10:34pm

:D Yeah, just put the mattress on the highest level. It'll be fine.





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Tuesday, December 30th 2008, 9:08am

Ours is non drop down and its fine even now max is a bigger boy and its on the lowest setting. If it has the 3 settings its a breeze as the highest setting is so close to the top anway there is hardly any bending involved xxx


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Tuesday, December 30th 2008, 9:11am

I have a drop side for Billy and have never ever used the drop down! x
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Tuesday, January 6th 2009, 1:16am

I have a non drop down cot, it also has 3 drop downs on the matress base, currently on drop dow 2 and all is well, I think by the time you get to drop down 3, the baby wil be pulling him/herself up to a stand or sit by then anyway, so you should be unless you are tiny in height yourself.

RR is pulling herself up now and sitting herself back downa nd I have no problems.

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Tuesday, January 6th 2009, 9:09am

We had a drop down too but i can count on one hand the amount of times we used it. Like the others said, when tiny- raise the mattress level to the highest and it's a doddle. As they get bigger amd mobile, move it down.
Don't worry about changing it, it'll be fine.








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