Crib with pendulum mechanism – the most functional children's furniture which can be supplemented with a box for linen, descending sides. There are also convertible beds with cots, with wheels or without. And finally, furniture universal, longitudinal or transverse movement.

The obvious benefit cots with pendulum

Depending on the design of the mechanism, the cot can be pumped longitudinally or transversely. Universal solutions allow for movements transversely and longitudinally. But, as a rule, they are more expensive than other cots.

The pendulum mechanism allows you to rock the newborn in the crib and not on his hands. This method is good for those who are born to two toddler or baby heavy. However, cots with pendulums there are opponents, say that the crumbs don't need to get used to this method of stacking. This is true, but be aware that all children are different and to calculate in advance the situation with the possibility of falling asleep of the son or daughter is impossible.

The presence of the pendulum can be especially useful if the child often wakes up. In this case, there is no need to remove it from the bed so the baby slept again. Enough to shake the bed. And more physiologic solution is longitudinal cradling the newborn in the crib.

Arguments "against" pendulum mechanisms

Crib with pendulums of any type are quite expensive – their price is traditionally higher than the standard cots. Also keep in mind that furniture with a pendulum mechanism is useful only in the first months of child development. Once a baby can roll over, sit independently – there is a risk of tipping of the crib. For this mechanism there is a possibility of blocking. After blocking of the pendulum crib into a regular bed.

Opponents cots with pendulums believe that rocking the baby to sleep affects the vestibular system of the baby. However, in contrast we can say that rocking baby in this case is harmful and hands. Besides the gentle swaying is a natural condition for the crumbs, to which he was accustomed in the womb mom.

Finally, against the beds with a pendulum mechanisms are the people who co-sleep with kids. But to decide in any case, parents themselves, remembering that cot with pendulums safe. Of course, if you buy the products of well-known manufacturer, created from environmentally friendly materials.