Entry #2083, March 8, 2013
Nursery rooms should be a direct reflection of how much wonderment and joy are in store for your little one’s life! The first step is to use inspiring furniture sets. You should take care of the fact that the baby furniture sets should not only enhance the beauty of the room but should be functional as well.
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Ensure the Comfort and Safety
While choosing furniture, the comfort and safety of your baby should be your first priority. Babies, especially toddlers, bump and fall frequently. So, apart from ensuring the safety, you also have to avoid buying large furniture that will create hindrance to your child’s free movement. Moreover, avoid furniture items that have sharp, pointed corners. Choose blunt or round-edged furniture, as they will inflict less pain even if your child bumps on them. Be sure that the furniture sets have non-toxic finish, as it will keep your baby safe even if s/he nibbles them during her/his teething phase.
Select Unisex Themed Nursery
It is a good idea to prefer nurseries that do not cater to a specific gender. Instead of designing the nursery for your baby boy or baby girl, pick a unisex theme. For example, use a leafy chandelier along with a golden tree mural beside the crib. It will create a fairy tale themed place that will appeal to both the genders.
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It is possibly the most important furniture item in the nursery given that your baby will spend a lot of time in it. It is necessary to choose the best as well as the most comfortable crib as you will leave your baby in it when s/he is fast asleep. Strong side bars and sturdy finish is a must so that the baby remains safe after waking up. Some cribs can be used at every phase of a child’s growing up because of having added features. You can also buy cribs with drawers for storing your baby’s items.
Cradles and Bassinets
For infants, bassinets or cradles can be a better option than cribs. This smaller and cozier space can be a comfortable sleeping place for your baby for the first few months. As this furniture is portable, you can move it from room to room. So, it will be easier for you to have a close look on your sleeping baby.
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High Backed Chair
It is a necessary if you are a breastfeeding mother. Use soft living room chair and your back will be wreaked after several weeks of hunched over nursing. So, buy a high backed and firm-with-arm-rest chair to protect your back from the stress during breastfeeding. Ensure having a table next to it for keeping glasses of water, snacks, and other necessary stuffs.
The nursery furniture sets come with amazing options in sizes, shapes, colors, and designs. Buy just the basic furniture if your budget is small or choose multi-functional items if the nursery room is tiny. In other words, fix your choice considering what will be the best option for you and your baby.
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