The moment that you know that you’re pregnant. There are already a million things that passed on your mind – and one of them is the nursery essentials checklist that you needed for your baby’s room.
What can you read in this article?
- 6 Essential nursery items
- Finding a perfect mattress
So here’s an article for you to somehow remove one of your worries and just feel the excitement, nervousness, and happiness of being a new mom.
6 Essential Nursery Items
Your baby’s cot
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A newborn baby is as fragile as glass. So Mommy always remember “Precaution is a must”. With that in mind, a baby’s cot is a very important item that you must have.
It would help the little one to have a comfortable sleep. It is suitable for all babies from birth, it also comes with different positions; a bassinet that your newborn can sleep in and then lower positions for when your child becomes more mobile.
Getting the right mattress for your angel will bring a lot of percentages that you will have a good night’s sleep! It should be safe and comfortable so that you will not hear them cry in the middle of the night.
If you have a cot, thus having a mattress is also essential. Additionally, investing in a good quality mattress will help you and your baby to have a good night sleep.
In buying this, you should consider having a perfectly fitted mattress in your cot with no gaps and a waterproof mattress is also not a bad idea, for the reason that you will have less work to keep your mattress clean. An indeed win, win situation!
Sheets, duvets, and blanket
Is your baby’s room cold? Then, a blanket is the best match for you! It can create an extra layer that will help your baby feel warm and also these can be tucked below the little one’s shoulders – so it can cover the body perfectly.
On the other hand, a duvet can only be used for babies aged 12 months old and above. Because it can lead to the risk of suffocation and overheating.
Most people choose baby sleeping bags that are cozy and safe. Pick 100 percent bedding that is non-allergenic and machine washable.
Changing mat or table
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Expect the non-stop cry and movement from your baby, when you lie them on the ground to change their diapers. So having a changing mat or table will help them become more comfortable in this routine resulting in less cry and movement. So you may want to buy a changing table or use a waterproof mat on another secure, flat surface.
Clothes? Check! Pacifier? Check! Nappies? Check! and other stuff that you could think of. Even though they are small, they need a lot of things.
That’s why you need storage! So, that you can put all your little one’s stuff there. Because, when your baby is crying and you are still looking for things then it will become more stressful. So having storage is a must for your baby’s nursery.
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Your baby wants to touch anything and put it into their mouth. Because they are beginning to be curious! Therefore, feeding your baby is not an easy task that anyone is capable of.
Additionally, you need a feeding chair to feed your baby properly and refrain them from touching things! Buy a feeding chair that comes with a cushion! Because a comfortable baby is a happy baby!
Emma’s Diary, BubHub KidsHealth