I know many here cosleep, but it is not the right choice for us, for a few factors, including health issues. I hope there are some mothers here that have tried crib mattresses for infants and could advise, because I am a first-time mom. We are debating between a 150 and 252 coil from Naturepedic (the first is "firm enough," the latter would be even firmer). I can't feel them in person, just going to order onilne.
I am leaning towards the firmer one, the 252. However, when reading the reviews, there were just a few people that said their baby just cried on it, and they worry it was the firmness (could have been any number of factors if you ask me, like the waterproof surface feeling too slick, etc). In the reviews for the 150, some people said it was "firm while still being comfortable."
I would rather err on the side of firmer, because I know if the mattress starts to soften I'll worry..... but I am wondering if anyone with actual life experience in this area would steer me away from the firmer of two firms? What are your thoughts/experiences with firm crib mattresses? Anyone whose baby really seemed to hate the ones that are the EXTRA firm? Or is that nonsense, and I'd be amazed at how firm a mattress a baby will sleep on?