Expecting parents fear not, because although you might be confused and uncertain about what products you should invest in your nursery, ideas will come. Especially after reading the following paragraphs, because we have plenty of ideas. And although many soon-to-be parents pick the bits and pieces of what is hype at the moment, here you will find truly relevant elements and tips, such as what are the best crib mattresses and similar pieces of information. Keep reading for a smooth transition to your new status.
A high quality crib mattress
As we previously mentioned, if you already know what type of crib your will be using for your infant baby, you can already start searching for a mattress as well. A great mattress will affect in so many different ways your child’s health. Starting with their good night sleep, (and contributing to your good night sleep as well) and continuing with allergies prevention and mattress rashes. They are a prospect many parents have, but if you carefully choose the mattress, you have more chances to eliminate them. These are some of the things you must consider:
- Search for a firm mattress, if you want a healthy development of your bundle of joy. Their frail structure must be supported properly, if not deformations might appear. And this is not a happy event, ever
- A foam mattress that will take the form of your baby is more likely to emulate the womb’s comfort and they are more likely to sleep their deepest
- Ensure that the material the mattress is made from is skin-friendly towards the baby’s skin
An air purifier
If you fear allergies and pollutants more than anything, an air purifier is an item to consider. That will eliminate polluting particles and gasses, assuring you that your child’s development will not be affected by their presence. Surprisingly, indoor air is ten times more polluted than outdoor air. And while adults have the possibility to leave their houses for more hours in a day, this is not the case of infants. Make sure that you eliminate chemical pollutants present in all cleaning products, cigarette smoke, mold and other similar elements.
A nursing corner
Mother-infant time is crucial for their development. Make sure you provide all the means for making this time more comfortable and enjoyable. Create a nursing corner. Start by placing a rocking chair in a corner, several blankets and stock on a basket plenty of healthy snacks. Great, you are all set up for spending some quality time with your moppet!
These are some essentials that will make your life as a new parent easier. Also, they will preserve your newborn’s health under normal parameters, leaving you with the peace of mind you need after a difficult parenting day. Even if the cabinet isn’t in the nursery, you must have the right medicine in case of an emergency. These are some of the essentials:
- Digital Thermometer for the underarm as the ear or forehead thermometer isn’t accurate on babies younger than 12 months
- Nasal Saline Drops
- Diaper Cream
- Antibacterial Cream
We are all used to hide the mess and shame of our full schedules behind the doors of a drawer. But as a fresh parent, your new priority is easy to access. You will be permanent with your newborn baby in your arms, and you need to reach different necessary items with a single hand. Because of this reason, open baskets are a lifesaver!