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Choosing Your Child’s Crib

I’m certain you’re very thrilled about your baby’s approaching birth! Well that’s very typical due to the fact a baby a wonder of life and should be the product of the love two persons have for each other. An important part of that anticipation will be shown in the consideration and work you put in to creating your baby’s nursery.

While you make preparations for your baby’s birth, among the initial choices you make will likely be choosing from among the many baby cribs that are offered. And choosing the right baby crib boils down to a pair of truly crucial features which are safety and comfort.. Matters of funding, designs, and model will come in as close seconds. It is really terrific to get a crib that you like, but it is your child who will be spending a lot of time there. And so even though you want your nursery to be beautiful and coordinated, never put your child’s safety or level of comfort in second place.

Below are some tips:

  • The slats must be spaced so as to avoid entrapment of small feet and hands.
  • The sides have to be of adequate height to stop your child from climbing out once he or she is of sufficient age to try to do so.
  • The sides should have non-toxic padding to stop accidental injuries caused by falling down while in the baby’s crib.
  • The baby’s crib should be of adequate dimensions to give ample space to sleep and play in. The area inside the baby’s room may even impact that crib size.
  • The mattress should be selected with your baby’s health and safety in mind.

Look over the construction. As an example, you’ll find types of cribs baby furniture that are fitted with drop-down sides. Additional designs have different parts which can be adjusted. These types of capabilities may be great conveniences, but examine things with great care to make certain not one of these moving components presents any safety risks.

Remember where we began this short article, and that was emphasizing your infant’s safety and comfort. Once a potential baby’s crib has passed those tests you are able to indulge yourself in thoughts of which one is going to be perfect in your new nursery.

– Tiffany is a new mom and enjoys writing about maternity topics at sites like Baby Cribs and Trendy Maternity Clothes

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Tips and hints for buying a baby crib

A baby crib will be one of the more expensive investments you will make for your baby’s nursery and as you will need it to last for around three years, you want it to be not only safe but also durable.

There are many things to consider when purchasing a crib. This guide will give you a few hints and tips to help with your purchase as well as describe the various cribs available on the market today.

When deciding on a crib, the first decision you will need to make is what shape you want the crib to be. In the past this wasn’t a consideration as generally only traditional rectangular shaped cribs were available. Today you can purchase not only rectangular shaped cribs but also round cribs and corner cribs.

davinici-convertible-baby-cribRound baby cribs are a nice alternative to the traditional shape and round crib bedding is widely available. Corner cribs are a great space saving device for smaller nurseries. They are also suitable for multiple births as they can be placed together quite easily and look stunning.

Safety is always a big concern with baby cribs. Any baby crib sold in the US today should meet specific safety requirements. Be careful when purchasing antique or second-hand cribs as they may not meet these standards.

When shopping for a baby crib, consider the following:

  • The mattress should be adjustable to allow you to lower the height as your baby grows to prevent him or her from climbing out of the crib
  • The mattress should be of good quality and you can choose from foam or innerspring mattresses. See our article on crib mattresses.
  • The slats should be no wider than 2 3/8 inches to keep your baby’s head from getting stuck
  • One or both sides of the baby crib should be able to be lowered to allow you to easily pick up your baby *
  • Think about purchasing a convertible baby crib which will adjust as your toddler ages
  • Consider corner cribs for multiple births

You can see a full range of baby cribs such as the DaVinci Emily Convertible Baby Crib and reviews at