I read it is advise to have your baby sleeping in the same room as parents in a Moses basket or a cot for the 1st 6 months.
I have a crib, which I will be able to put in our room, however the mattress in only 4 cm thick, and I have also read that it is preferable to have babies sleeping on a mattress of at least 10 cm thick. I have this for the cot but won’t have the room for a cot in our bedroom.
Is it safe for baby to sleep on a 4 cm thick mattress for 6 month?
We don’t recommend a specific thickness of mattresses as the available research does not suggest that this is an important factor for SIDS. Instead, the key things that make a mattress more safe and reduces the chance of SIDS are that it is firm, flat and waterproof. As long as the mattress is not overly soft/fluffy or angled, it does not appear to matter how thick it is with regard to SIDS.
Hope this helps
Kate -Support Team