Congratulations! You now have learned that having a baby. That this is the first, or do not have to look upon. There is already one? This is an antique? The crib used, antique or not that should be carefully investigated. This baby’s safety.
The screws, bolts, and / or other fasteners to all of the site. These are loose? The situation will be kept under the mattress of the baby weight? Extremely important that this be examined before the baby’s crib. Take something that approximates the weight of the baby about 4 months old. Bounce off the mattress, make sure it will keep its position. If this was not a serious injury to the fetus, or even worse.
When setting up the nursery (if not already up) consider very carefully where you place the crib. If you place the crib near a window, and you have Venetian blinds, or shorten the cords or anchor somewhere that the baby can not reach out and get a hold of them. If all possible avoid placing the crib near the window. As the baby grows a little child was born, he tries to climb out of the crib, and he may fall, causing serious injury to the fetus.
Blanket and the baby is not necessarily a good mix. The incidents of SIDS today, you want to be sure to do everything that your child might be compromised. Rather, it is advisable to make your baby sleep in a bed. If you absolutely have to have a blanket for the baby, tuck it tightly around and under the foot of the mattress of the baby’s feet do not touch the footrest. Also do not want to put the baby in the blanket any higher than even the breast, as it will help to prevent him from slipping under the blankets and suffocating.
Bumper pads are a great concept, but if they are secured properly, there is a risk of the baby slipping between the mattress and the bumpers and possibly suffocating. If you use them to record at least eight places one at each corner of the crib and at least two spaced evenly on each page. Must be a total of 16 contacts each, the top and bottom.
Mobile phones, a nice addition and look adorable, but … The caution is that if a cell phone as soon as the baby starts to sit up their own mobile phones to be broken to prevent the baby getting tangled in it. Also make sure that no small removable parts that could choke a baby
If the crib does not count the seconds that I had a previous child or to have someone else check out the mattress carefully. Make sure that there are no cracks or holes in the mattress covering. Also make sure that the mattress fits the crib. Here again, your child could slip between the mattress and the sidebars or the end boards and suffocate. The mattress should fit tightly in the crib. Now the tiles using your baby’s crib is a good match, and will not slip and slide. Description of anchors, hook it under the mattress sheet, and keep it in place.
The position of the mattress is vital to your child’s safety. Most parents in the highest position on the mattress when the baby first comes home because it makes it much easier to change this situation. As your baby becomes more active to want to lower the mattress. Once your baby can pull up to a standing position put the mattress at the lowest possible position and make sure the baby is safe, measure the distance between the upper mattress and the side bar. The lowest position the distance from the upper side band can not be more than 26 inches above the mattress. If the child’s head is above the side bar or they climb out of the crib, it might be time to move a child from a regular bed. Some convertible crib bed tat will grow with your child.
The baby should also be examined over things that might endanger the baby. Have you seen those cribs that are ornate designs carved into the end boards? They are beautiful, but a hazard to children. Your child can get a head or arm and leg caught and sustain injuries. The simpler the design of the crib the safer your child may be.
Since approximately 1974 federal safety guidelines for cribs state that the slats be no more than 2 3 / 8 inches apart. This is to prevent a baby from getting his head stuck between the slats. It may cause injury to the baby, but this requires the removal of some of the slats, and this in itself will endanger the safety of your baby.
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