Parents love Babyletto Modo crib because it is sleek and aesthetically pleasing to look. It’s another popular crib of Babyletto family just like their Hudson crib for modern families. With the most positive reviews of parents, this crib can give you the best value for the money. You can use it way too long time since it’s a 3-in-1 convertible crib and you will find it still sturdy after that long time.
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Features of Babyletto Modo Crib
It may be annoying to some parents to know all the technical details, yet we recommend you to know as many details as you can. We will cover color variation, product technical details, safety issues etc.
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It has 5 beautiful color variations. You can choose your crib from espresso, espresso/white mix, gray, white and gray mix and white color. No matter what color you choose, the price remains same! These colors should match your other nursery furniture like changing table, drawer dresser etc.
Since this is not a mini crib but a 3-in-1 convertible crib, you can convert it from crib to toddler bed and day bed. You don’t have to spend a single penny for the toddler rail. It comes with the Babyletto Modo crib as a package. It’s really a great money save for you. The conversion kit is included. Unfortunately, you can’t convert it to a full-size bed.
This simply modern yet elegant crib is made from pure New Zealand pine wood. Crib dimension is 53 X 30 X 35 inches. While the weight of the crib is 54 pounds and slats weight is 135 pounds, the maximum recommended weight of the crib is 50 pounds. This recommended weight is more than enough for your baby.
There is four (4) adjustable mattress settings level. The support system of the mattress is metal and spring. If height is not a problem for you, some parents have suggested that you will need only two adjustable mattress settings. Only the top and bottom level. When your baby is newborn, you should set it to the very top level and when the baby starts moving, you should put it to the very lowest level.
They explained the reason why you should set the mattress to the lowest level when the baby starts moving. The reason is you never know when the baby will start pulling up. It’s always wise to be safe than sorry.
Assembly instructions are fairly easy. Nobody faced any trouble to assemble the crib. But make sure to assemble the crib in the baby room, since it does not have any wheels you can’t move it from room to room. Watch the video on how to assemble your Babyletto Modo Convertible crib.
It takes only 10 minutes to adjust the mattress level. You can use any standard size mattress like naturepedic mattress no matter your mattress have square cut or round corners.
It’s time to know some safety reviews of Babyletto Modo crib. In fact, many parents loved it because it is non-toxic and free of chemical emission crib.
It meets all safety standards. In addition to meeting CPSC regulations, Babyletto Modo crib also meet ASTM standards voluntarily. In fact, if you do a little bit of online research or go to their website directly, you will see they pride on their own quality control program to lead the crib safety standards.
It’s a GREENGUARD Gold Certified crib, meaning it has the lowest emission of 360 Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) and 10,000 chemicals into the indoor air.
Watch the video how MDB maintains strict crib safety.
The Height Issue: Experience Sharing
If you are a short mom, trust me, this can be the best decision you can make! It has only 35 inches in height. Besides, as it has 4 adjustable mattress setting, you can set the mattress to upper level as per your convenience.
A lot of parents shared their experiences with this model and said this crib served their purposes pretty well. They had no problem at all to put in or put out the baby from the crib.
A lot of parents want to know the height between the mattress and the top of the rail. Let’s explain it with a simple example. Since you have to buy the baby mattress separately, the thickness of the crib could be anything. Let’s say the thickness of your crib is 6 inches. In this case, if you set the mattress to the lowest level, the distance would be 24 inches. If you set it to the top level distance would be 11.5 inches.
Under extreme situation and if your baby is very tall, you can put the mattress on the floor inside the crib frame. All you have to do just unscrew the metal frame from the 4 corners and drop the mattress down.
Some Good Real Experiences
If you are still reading this, it’s high time to learn why Babyletto Modo crib is so popular among parents. After reading these experiences, you will understand how a smart decision can give you the same quality crib as expensive crib can. Remember, all experiences as true and you can verify that yourself!
One mom shared an interesting story. She planned to buy an expensive crib like Sleigh or Oeuf. But she was disappointed as these cribs were way bigger for the small baby room. After doing some internet research, she ended up buying Babyletto Modo crib. She was too happy about the crib as she never thought of having such a sturdy and beautiful crib at the best price. She recommended other moms to buy it too.
Another couple during their first-time baby had to spend a lot of time selecting their first crib and ultimately bought it from a store.
For the second baby, they became smart, did some internet research. When you saw a lot of positive reviews about the Modo crib, they bought it and hoped to buy it again.
A lot of parents confirmed that the crib is totally smelled free. You may already know, pregnant women have the acute sense of smell. Even a lot of them confirmed it too.
Some bought it as it is made just from wood and metal and no particle board. They also bought a matching dresser with it.
Great customer service. They have very quick email response and solve your problem without any excuse and fuss.
FAQ of Babyletto Modo 3-in-1 Crib
Answer: Yes you can. The crib has 3 adjustable mattress settings so that you can lower or upper the mattress level as the situation demands. For the newborn, you should set the mattress to the higher level and when your newborn starts sitting or standing, you should set the mattress at the lower level to ensure the safety of the baby.
Answer: Any standard size mattress should fit the crib. However, many parents have recommended using Sealy Baby Firm Rest Crib Mattress, Naturepedic mattress, Colgate Classica, Graco Premium Foam Crib Mattress, and so on. You can buy anyone.
And, no changing the mattress settings is not difficult at all. Anyone should be able to change the mattress level of Modo.
Answer: You can solve the problem only by adjusting the mattress settings. Yes, Modo is a lower-profile crib, but that does not make it unsafe for the baby. All you have to do is to lower the mattress settings for your tall baby. If the thickness of your mattress is 6 inches, then at lower mattress settings there will be a distance of 24 inches from to top of the mattress to the top of the rail.
Answer: Though not recommended, yes it is possible. All you have to do is to unscrew the mattress support system and set the mattress on the floor.
Cons and Solutions
In our reviews, we try to as much unbiased as possible because we don’t have any particular interest in any particular brand. We treat all brands equally. Like all other cribs, cheap or expensive, very few parents reported some cons about Babyletto Modo crib.
Some parents got their toddler rail problematic. This happened very few. If unfortunately, this happens to you, contact with Babyletto and they will solve your problem.
It is not suitable for co-sleeper even if the bassinet is no longer any use to your baby and you have to breastfeed.
As mentioned earlier, it is not a full-size bed. But you can convert it to a great toddler bed and rest assured it won’t be one of cheap toddler beds.
Though the paint holds up pretty well, there is no teething rail. But you can buy maybe plastic teething rail.
Almost all reported to get the crib delivered unscratched yet a little reported to get the crib little scratched. Don’t hesitate to contact Babyletto about such issue.
This is a perfect low profile crib for short moms. If you are way too tall, you may be facing some problem.
Despite some solvable cons and considering the vast positive reviews, in our editorial judgment, having the Babyletto Modo crib can give you huge mental peace and you will get the best value for your money.
You can also read the full Babyletto crib reviews from here.