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Leander Cot

Leander Cot

4.2 from 16 reviews

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4.2

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    Emma

    EmmaMelbourne

    • 10 reviews
    • 5 likes

    love my cot

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    this cot looks so stylish and beautiful for my baby girl. i saw it in pure baby. i got mine 2nd hand and only paid half the price. simple to use too and my daughter enjoys sleeping in it. good that it can go from high to low and grow as baby grows.

    Getal KTR

    Getal KTRBurwood

    • 10 reviews

    The perfect cot for a beautiful nursery

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    This is the perfect cot a beautiful nursery. It's simple and works. Didn't take hubby long to put it together. There was only a few parts and it all went in perfectly - just as you would expect for an high end cot. Probably the best feature would be when the cot converts to a junior bed. The side panel will be lower, making it look better and the bed also gets longer.

    Matilde

    Matilde

    • 2 reviews

    Super stylish and practical

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    This is by far one of the most stylish cots on the market. Once our son grew out of the bassinet around 4 months we moved him to the Leander cot and he loved it from day one. It is great that it transforms into a kids bed later one . Definitely worth the investment!

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    Perfect!!

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    This is amazing!!! Being a momma to this little one means wanting this little one to be safe, my wife and I wanted little one to be safe so we bought this crib and it is perfect and she can sleep easily in this without me or my wife being in there with her. Thank you!!

    Dedbny

    DedbnyMelbourne

    • 19 reviews
    • 10 likes

    Leander Bed

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    Dani

    DaniAU

    • 3 reviews

    Wish I had it with my first

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    I love my leander
    Its the best looking cot on the market.
    No dodgy drop down sides (which i never ended up using with my first as theyre noisy and a pain)
    I am a shorty and 8 months pregnant and can still reach in so im not sure what people are complaining about.
    No chemicals used on it.
    And i love that it turns into a bed.

    Katie Wins

    Katie WinsMelbourne

    • 4 reviews
    • 2 likes
    • Verified purchase

    Not perfect, but a great cot

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    Adriana64

    Adriana64AU

    • 5 reviews
    • 1 like

    I regret buying this cot!

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    Bought this cot for our first Bub because we loved the look of it. Should have done more research. It is way too small! By the time our son was 11 months old we had to sell it and buy a boori! He couldn't fully stretch his arms out to the side without them hitting the cot and would hit his head when he turned in it. Definitely reconsider if you are thinking of buying this cot!

    cat27

    cat27Perth

    • 3 reviews
    • 3 likes

    Not good enough

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    The closed ends are not safe for babies who cuddle up to the end of the cot. It is also too narrow, baby cannot properly turn around and wakes up from bumping her head. Also the distance of the bars is too small, her arm sometimes gets stuck. There is nothing about this cot that the makers thought over. The side can not be let down. Also the make is not very special, quality is not much better than from Ikea. The only nice thing is the design at firts sight - for first time parents, however, you soon realize how impractical at best and dangerous at worst this piece of furniture is. For what it is, the price is ridiculous and makes me feel fooled around by this company. Would not recommend it to my worst enemy.

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    Excellent

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    So pleased we chose this brand and our Leander cot was part of the first shipment to Australia. Husband and I agree, out of all the baby furniture/products we bought 5 years ago, this has been the best, no question about it.
    Still the best looking cot on the market, 5 years on! Beautifully designed and still looks like new after 3 house moves and 2 babies. We are just looking at bedding for our 2nd daughter who is now 2 and looking forward to finally seeing the cot turn into a bed!
    Agree with bending over when pregnant (also only 5ft 2inch) however only for a short period. We bought Leander bedding and I still struggle which way round the cot sheet fits!

    pattymac

    pattymacAU

    • 4 reviews

    OK

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    OK

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    Great cot but aside from it's capacity to grow with your child it's lacking in practicality. Sits way too low for mother to safely pull toddler in and out, even when not pregnant. Our backs are already under lots of strain ladies, don't add to the problem for the sake of a pretty cot.
    Lovely cot and grows with my child.
    It is too low down when on the low setting. I am 5 months pregnant and my son is 11 months old. I am getting back pain from lifting him in and out of the cot. Also I am not very tall so altogether it is a big problem. My son also spent some months bumping his head on the curved head boards. The bumpers are expensive items.

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    Elizabeth45
    Elizabeth45

    My son also bumps his head on the curved headboard every night. Regular bumpers don't work on this cot and the Leander bumper is very expensive. A beautiful cot but not very practical.

    janpel

    janpelMetropolitan Adelaide, SA

    • 4 reviews

    Excellent

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    fionagontier

    fionagontier

    • 16 reviews
    • 4 likes

    Good

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    Overall we are very happy with our cot. It is especially good to know that it will grow with her, so there is one less product for us to buy.
    It is beautiful and very stylish. The colour blends in well with my daughter's bedroom. It was easy to assemble. It converts to a junior bed. The timber is finished well and meets all safety standards.
    It has curves so you either have to use Leander specific linen or be creative with other products. There are no detachable/drop down sides so could be tricky depending on your height. It was expensive.

    rubybena

    rubybena

    • 4 reviews

    Excellent

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    definately worth the purchase price for furniture that grows with bub. suits sleeping arrangement of being in our room as is compact and not bulky while bub is still young.
    love this,my baby loves the matress and matress protector,easy to see bub when sleeping through slats, safe enough to not let any limbs through at same time.
    beautiful quality, beautiful looks.
    same beand sheets are poor quality. definately buy babu brand of shaped sheets.

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    Devonshire

    Devonshire

    • 2 reviews

    Excellent

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    I love this cot - haven't used it as a bed yet but it is a lovely piece of furniture and I hope to use it again and again.
    Gorgeous piece of furniture / easy to assemble / solid / good quality
    A long way to bend down to pick up child

    Questions & Answers

    Dani

    Daniasked

    Can you use the stokke mattress with leander cot?

    No answers
    Sheree

    Shereeasked

    Thinking about getting this cot but i have a few questions:

    1. Can you only use the Leander mattress?
    2. Does only specific linen fit the mattress?
    3. Do you have to buy a new mattress in order to extend the bed to the toddler size?
    4. A lot of people say their baby grows out of this cot very fast and they'res not enough space. Thoughts? How many years will I actually get out of it?
    5. Is it actually hard to get the baby in and out?

    1 answer
    Michelle Lau
    Michelle Lau

    We use the Leander cot for my 8 month old little boy. He's quite "average" sized, so neither big/long nor small. As a FTM, I haven't used any other cots so can't really compare, but here's my two cents anyway:
    1. As far as I know, yes you can only use the Leander mattress. I researched extensively online for an alternative but haven't found any.
    2. If you want it to fit perfectly to the mattress, the cot sheets are available from Leander or there's another brand called Little Bamboo which is available at Baby Bunting or from various online stores. The Little Bamboo sheets fit as well as the Leander sheets (I have both). Alternatively, some other parents I know just use an ordinary cot sheet and tuck the excess fabric in and around the round sides. I've done this with large muslin swaddles and it works fine too.
    3. No, you don't have to buy a toddler mattress. The mattress extension comes with the cot.
    4. From experience, I have found this cot to be already getting slightly too small for my average sized 8 month old! While I absolutely LOVE this cot, I'm beginning to regret not getting a standard, rectangle shaped cot (like the Oeuf or Boori cribs) as the curved edges definitely gives him less room to move. He likes to rotate, wriggle & move around while he naps and he often jams his feet/arms/hands in the rails, and that wakes him up which is annoying! As I said above, he's not a big or particularly long baby either (measuring about 68cm in length at 8 months old). Also, I like to settle him with my arms through the cot rails. I find the distance between the Leander cot rails not big enough for this (and I have small wrists/arms too), so I would often have to pat/settle him with my arms over the cot, which isn't ideal.
    5. I don't find it too hard to get my baby in and out of the cot and I'm not too tall myself (around 164cm). One of the reasons I chose the Leander was because it didn't have a drop down rail.

    Hope that helps!

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