Reviews & shopping Best Buys Practical Parenting & Pregnancy magazine Awards 2011/2012 best cot or cotbed Buying a cot for your little one's nursery can be a big investment. Here are the best buys for your baby's bedroom 1 of Ad break The first question to ask yourself when you're buying a bed for your baby is do you want a cot or a cotbed? The latter costs more than the former but will last you longer. Check out our buyers guide to cots to see which is right for you. Other things you'll need to consider are: what about the mattress as you often need to buy this separately? There are different types available. Do you need a travel cot that you can take away with you? Once you've got an idea what you're after, feast your eyes on these lovely best buys, all competing for a coveted Practical Parenting Magazine award Ladybird Evie Cot BedThe Ladybird Evie Cot Bed is excellent value and includes a three position mattress base as well as clear and non toxic teething rails. £99 Your baby's sleep patterns - what to expect Compare deals from top retailers MadeForMums Preferred Partner KUB Nesta Cot/DaybedThe KUB Nesta has a three position base allowing parents easy access to their child at every stage of their development and quickly converts from a cot to a daybed. £300 How much sleep does your baby need? Compare deals from top retailers MadeForMums Preferred Partner Mothercare Summer Oak Cot BedThe Mothercare Summer Oak Cot Bed is suitable up to the age of 5 years, easy to assemble and looks great whether in cot or bed mode. £300 How to keep your baby in a sleep routine Check out the best newborn toys for your nursery Compare deals from top retailers MadeForMums Preferred Partner Continue slideshow > Babybjorn Travel Cot LightThe Babybjorn Travel Cot Light folds out in a single movement and features a soft mattress, just like at home. £199.99. Read our reviews of the Babybjorn Travel Cot Light Check out more best buy travel items for baby Compare deals from top retailers MadeForMums Preferred Partner Kiddicare Sleigh CotbedThe Kiddicare Sleigh Cotbed is suitable from birth to four years and converts into a durable toddler bed. £149.99 Make sure you're up to date with the latest safe sleep guidelines Compare deals from top retailers MadeForMums Preferred Partner Babies R Us Shoreditch CotbedThe Babies R Us Shoreditch Cotbed is amazing value at just £99.99 and is available in natural wood or a white finish. Your newborn's sleep patterns Compare deals from top retailers MadeForMums Preferred Partner Maclaren Nursery ModerneThe Maclaren Nursery Moderne is a luxury cot bed which includes the delivery and assemly in the price to take the stress out of building for mum and dad. £1350 Find out the best buy baby and toddler sleeping bags Compare deals from top retailers MadeForMums Preferred Partner By Daniella Delaney Comments Latest on MadeForMums The 12 BEST things about being pregnant Mum's 'overweight' post-baby pic: 'My body can wait. My life is beautiful' Should smacking be banned all over the UK? Cheryl's new mum confession: 'I hated being pregnant'