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Childesigns crib part needed

The plastic piece that would enable me to release the side of the crib that drops down has broken. Does anyone know where I might be able to get one? By looking at the pictures I believe the style of the crib is Bellmont...but not sure! Any help would be appreciated...even if somone knows how to contact the company that makes these! I am tired of propping books under the crib to hold the side up! Thanks Maggi

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  • Anonymous Nov 05, 2007

    The plastic piesce that enables me to raise and lower the bed rails is broken. Where can I find the replacement parts for this problem?

  • Anonymous Jan 29, 2008

    I too have the same problem the piece to release the side rail is missing on 1 side. so far all research has not helped... Replacementparts company said theirs wont fit. has anyone else found another solution? I am too short to leave the rail up at all times...


  • kaydee1435 Jan 29, 2008

    this is a huge pain. i have searched everywhere for my lowering brackets in my many moves so i could give my crib away and now after 8 years i'm now having another child and need to use it. in my search i've found out that the company is no longer available. and the replacement companies can not help. i wish some company would decide to produce this part for us clueless people with a crib that wont work right.

  • Anonymous Apr 22, 2008

    My Mom bought a crib second hand and the plastic piece to release the bar is missing, I also need the color of the crib I can not figure it out all I can see on the crib is Generation 2 46-7151? Please Help Carol

  • SabbyElise Apr 23, 2008

    I too have the Bellmont style crib and have a problem with the plastic part at the bottom of one the longer sides, the one that goes up and down. the pieces at the end of the bars on the bottom have started to open up and don't ride the rail to go up and down. Instead they pop out becuase they aren't as tight and slip off. Where can I find these pieces?

  • andy1973 Jun 03, 2008

    i have the same crib, the plastic part is broken... i will apreciate any info where i can buy that piece. thanks a lot... [email protected]

  • azroze Jun 11, 2008

    I was given this crib for my grandson. It too, has a broken PLASTIC part that you use to drop down the side rail. I just tied it up with a cord for now, but would love to know where to turn to get replacement parts... any one wanting to throw their crib out that would be willing to sell me parts?? Please email me and I'll gladly pay for them...

    [email protected]

  • azroze Jun 11, 2008

    Go to this website! They have all kinds of parts!!

  • ohio_redo Dec 26, 2008

    I need a replacement piece for the side as well... Has anyone bought the parts from Products america? Does it fit the childesigns crib?



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A pretty good idea- screw a 1-1 1/2" wood screw into the bottom of the "keyhole "shaped slot where the plastic trigger assembly would normally latch. Leave the screw head out far enough to catch the drop down rail. This will keep the rail at its regular "up" height. However, this repair will not allow you to drop the rail down. All my research has led me to conclude that the Childesign company no longer exists. my crib is convertible to a child bed so once my guy gets big enough I'll remove the drop down rail completely and eventually part out this crib or burn it!! What a hassle.I sympathize with all of you. 

Posted on Oct 15, 2007

  • Ellen Frank Sep 23, 2013

    In need of a Generation 2 worldwide/Child Designs model 74-3151 crib for testing purposes. If anyone has this crib please contact me at 630-851-3852



I have the same problem. If anyone who gave up on trying to find parts for this crib, I would like to know if they can sell the part I need that may be available with the one you have in perfect condition, I can consider buying it.

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Check your crib first to make sure the slats are not more than 2 3/8" (2.375") apart. If they are, a new born can be strangled. Scrap it and get a new crib. Unfortunately the manufactures don't standardize their hardware so the rarely match.

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I also have the same problem and have been unable to find any replacement. I guess I will by a new hardware set and try to replace all hardware on that side of the crib. It might be better than throwing it away.

Posted on Sep 06, 2007

I have the same problem and I spoke to at 1-800-772-1041 this morning and they said that the childesign is no longer in production as far as they know and no parts available. They also said no repair kits available will fit it. I am stomped as to whether I should just go out and buy another crib now.

Posted on Jul 13, 2007

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