Do I need a cot

Which bed size for which age?

The bed market is flourishing in front of a wide variety of designer beds with numerous options. Nevertheless, when buying a bed, in addition to the exterior, the right bed size must be taken into account. It ensures full sleeping comfort and must be age-appropriate.

When it comes to bed sizes, it is essential to consider: age

The choice of the size of a bed should not be made rashly. she must age-appropriate be determined. This is particularly relevant with adolescents. Babies, children and Teenagers need a bed in their age group. It should enough space and not be too short or too narrow after a short time. Even an adult must lie completely with his body on his bed mattress and have space for movement at the sides and ends.

Bed sizes by age: babies and children

0-1 year: baby

The little ones spend the first nine to 12 months of their new life with a lot of sleep. Hence it is a cozy one Baby cot in the right size is very important. In the bed industry, the sizes have changed 60×120 and 70×140 cm established. These medium bed sizes, especially 60 × 120 cm, are ideal for growing into newborns up to toddlers. The alternative: sleep in the parents' bed.

1-3 years: toddlers

Toddlers generally refer to children up to around the age of three. In this age group the sizes range 60×120 cm or 70×140 cm also loosely for a comfortable Cot out.

4-6 years: toddlers & children

The transition between toddler and child is fluid. Also here are a cot with a mattress in size 60×120 cm may be sufficient. Depending on the growth is 70×140 cm or 70×160 cm to choose.

6-12 years: children and school children

A child reached primary school age at the age of 6. Taking into account the individually growing body, a baby and toddler bed is initially in 70×140 cm still suitable. Later, the child grows up to size for one 70×160 cm cot. However, at this age the child gets a strong one Growth spurt. Therefore, a bed can be put in as early as the end of elementary school age 70×200, 80×200 or 90×200 cm would be the better choice. It is also the better financial solution in the long term.

12-99 years: bed systems for young people, adults and seniors

Nowadays, people's height is increasing rapidly. School-age children have also seen significant growth in high school. So here is a normal one Adult bed just right with some room to grow. The perfect single bed is 90 cm wide and 200 cm long for a comfortable lying surface with freedom of movement. In addition to bed sizes like 90×200 or 100×200 cm will also be Special sizes how 90×190 cm made. For tall people there are now many manufacturers with the Overlengths 210 and 220 cm. With a double bed for yourself and your partner, the demands in terms of length and width are of course based on both sleepers.

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/ by Dawid ÖzkökKeywords:Bed sizes