Mini Crib Dimensions Guide: Crib, Mattress, & Crib Sheet Sizes for Your Baby

Written by: Julian Wood



Time to read 7 min

A big part of getting ready for your baby’s arrival is purchasing their crib and setting it up in the nursery – and it’s super exciting! Our SnüzPod4 mini crib combines style, comfort, and safety, so you don’t need to compromise on anything when choosing your baby’s first bed.

A mini crib isn’t just for parents who are tight on space, it has lots of benefits for all new parents, including you. We’ve designed our SnüzPod4 to help you smoothly transition your newborn transition into life at home using clever designs and modern aesthetics – and our US family get an exclusive tailormade range.

To ensure your mini crib is the perfect fit, we’ve put together this handy guide to provide you with the mini crib dimensions and let you know what size mattress, sheets, and other accessories fit snugly inside. With all the information gathered here, you can easily shop for everything you need in preparation for your baby's sleep.

What is a Mini Crib?

A mini crib is essentially a compact version of a standard crib, designed with thoughtful dimensions. Unlike full-sized cribs, mini cribs have a smaller footprint, making them an ideal choice for space-constrained parents or those who appreciate modern, minimalist aesthetics.

Despite their smaller size, mini cribs are designed with the same strict safety standards as full-sized cribs and offer the same comfort and functionality as their larger counterparts. Your baby's safety should never compromised, and it never will be with the SnüzPod4.

Our bedside mini crib is also totally versatile, featuring adjustable mattress heights, a liftoff bassinet for transporting your bab around the home, and reclining capabilities. We’ve made it as easy as possible for you to look after your little one in their first 6 months of life.

Dimensions of the SnüzPod4 Mini Crib

As far as dimensions go, we’ve laid out all the key measurements and stats of our SnüzPod4 in the table below.

Mini Crib Feature Dimensions
External mini crib size 39.4 inches long
19 inches wide
37.4 inches high
Mini crib weight * 25.4 lbs
Mattress height range

(compatible for Divan, Ottoman, & Framed beds) 
20.8 inches from floor (minimum)
28.7 inches from floor (maximum)
Mattress size

(mattress included with every SnüzPod4 purchase)
29.7 inches long
15.7 inches wide
1.2 inches deep
Mattress protector

(available to purchase separately) 
29.7 inches long
15.7 inches wide
Crib sheets

(available to purchase separately)
29.7 inches long
15.7 inches wide (minimum)
31.5 inches long
17.3 wide (maximum) 

* Maximum recommended weight of child = 20lbs

The Perfect Mini Crib Mattress

When you choose a mini crib, you’ll need to get a mini crib mattress to fit inside the bed and provide your little one with a comfortable and safe sleep space.

With every purchase of the SnüzPod4, you’ll get a luxurious 3D breathable mattress specially designed to fit our mini crib. It features an innovative ComfortAir system with unique air-flow vents and base ventilation, ensuring your baby's temperature is perfectly regulated for a peaceful night's sleep.

For added protection and comfort, you’ll need to pair your little one’s mattress with a mattress protector. Our mini crib mattress toppers are 100% waterproof, making your life easier when it comes to cleaning up those inevitable nighttime accidents. They’re crafted from super soft brushed cotton, which is incredibly breathable and still absorbent for a long, cozy sleep.

Making Your SnüzPod Mini Crib Your Own

Having a breathable mattress and waterproof mattress topper is only the start of building the ideal sleep space for you and your baby. You can make your SnüzPod4 your own with mini crib-size bedding and useful accessories.

Mini Crib Sheets & Bedding

Of course, mini crib mattresses require mini crib sheets to ensure your baby's comfort and safety. At Snüz, we believe that creating a secure sleep space doesn't mean compromising on style.

Our delightful range of mini crib sheets is available in various colors and patterns, all crafted from ultra-soft jersey cotton for the utmost comfort.

Each 3-piece bedding set includes 1 cellular blanket and 2 fitted bassinet sheets specifically designed for the SnüzPod4 to make sure you have everything you need to create a comfortable and cozy bed for your little one. Or, you can opt for our 2-piece crib sheets set, which includes 2 of our fitted sheets.

Mini Crib Accessories

In addition to crib sheets, you can personalize your SnüzPod4 with convenient accessories that make caring for your baby a breeze.

We’ve designed the perfect crib storage pocket that easily attaches to the SnüzPod4. It's the ideal solution for keeping your essential nighttime items close at hand, ensuring a smoother routine and allowing both you and your baby to get the rest you need.

Key features of the SnüzPod Pocket:

● 1 x pacifier pocket
● 2 x mesh pockets for bottles, diapers, & wipes
● 1 x large inside pocket

Why a Mini Crib is a Great Choice for Your Kid

There are so many reasons why expectant parents choose a mini crib as their baby's first crib. Not all mini cribs are made equal, but we can attest to what makes our mini crib stand out for parents-to-be compared to most mini cribs (and why it’s the bestselling bedside crib overseas in the UK).

Here are just a few of the advantages of opting for a Snüz US mini crib:

Brings You Closer to Baby

We’ve thoughtfully designed the SnüzPod4 to foster a strong parent-baby bond through ultimate comfort and closeness. With its convenient drop-down side and dual mesh windows, it brings your baby even closer, making those nighttime routines a breeze and ensuring a peaceful rest for both you and your little one.

Easy to Move

The SnüzPod4 mini crib is incredibly easy to move around thanks to its compact dimensions and lightweight design. Having a designated sleep space for your baby is great for helping them develop healthy sleep routines, but it's not always convenient to keep your baby in a single room.

Whether you want to keep your little one close in the living room while you're working or relax together outside on a sunny day, the portability of the SnüzPod4 mini crib allows for safe rest wherever you go.

In fact, the sleep space on the SnüzPod4 can be removed entirely, turning it into a conveniently portable bassinet.

Safe Sleep Space

We know that your baby's safety is of utmost importance, which is why we've designed the SnüzPod4 with solid sides, a sturdy frame, and breathable fabrics. In fact, it even has a reassuring rocking feature to help soothe your little one to sleep.

The SnüzPod4 is JPMA-certified and meets the latest safety standards in infant sleep safety.

Our mini crib has been thoroughly tested and confirmed to be safe for use with the wall down when in bedside mode. The top of the zip-down wall sits flush with the adult's bed, providing a secure barrier to prevent your baby from rolling into the bed and minimizing suffocation risk.

The mesh wall not only ensures your little one's safety but also allows for easy access during the night. You can sleep peacefully knowing that our crib has got you covered!

Easy to Store

Thanks to the compact size of the SnüzPod4, it's incredibly convenient to store compared to a standard crib.

Whether you simply need a bit more space in your bedroom temporarily or you want to safely stash away your SnüzPod for the arrival of baby number 2 or 3, the compact dimensions make storage a breeze.

Rest assured, knowing that your SnüzPod can be easily kept safe and snug in your garage, closet, or attic until you need it again.

Co-Sleeping Made Easy With SnuzPod4

Settle your newborn down for a cozy slumber with the SnüzPod4, where comfort meets convenience and style meets safety. It's not simply a mini crib – it's a serene sleep space and a bedside companion.

Crafted with oodles of love and the utmost attention to every detail, the SnüzPod4 is here to make your parenting journey a smidge smoother and a whole lot snugglier. From its compact design to its adjustable features, it's a little sleep haven for your tiny tot and a big helping hand for you.

So why wait? Embrace the SnüzPod4 and transform your little one’s sleep time into a dreamy journey.

For more information about how to create the ideal sleep routine for your little one, check out our Sleep Center.


What Makes the SnüzPod4 Mini Crib Stand Out Compared to Other Mini Cribs?

Not only is the SnüzPod4 one of the most stylish mini cribs on the market, but it also boasts features that make it stand out above most mini cribs available. Not only do SnüzPod4 cribs come with breathable crib mattresses designed to fit the bed perfectly, but they also feature a gentle reflux incline option to elevate your baby's head and reduce reflux discomfort.

What Special Features Does the SnüzPod4 Mini Crib Have?

The drop-down side of the SnüzPod4 allows for easy access to your baby during the night, and the dual mesh windows bring you closer to your baby. These features make nighttime routines much more manageable, ensuring a peaceful rest for both you and your little one.

What Type of Mattress is Included With the SnüzPod4 Mini Crib?

SnüzPod4 cribs come with breathable crib mattresses that are the correct size for the crib and are designed to promote temperature regulation for your little one. These mattresses are smaller than the standard crib mattress size to keep your baby safe and comfortable.

Is the SnüzPod4 Mini Crib Good for Co-sleeping?

The SnüzPod4 is the ideal mini crib for parents who want to safely co-sleep with their new baby. Unlike some bedside sleeping cribs, the SnüzPod4 adheres to all infant sleeping safety standards to ensure your little one is safe and remains in their sleep space while you snooze next to each other.

What is the Size Difference Between a Mini Crib & Standard Crib?

A mini crib is more compact than a standard crib, hence the name mini crib. Check out our blog post comparing mini cribs vs regular cribs for more.