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Nursery Room Safety

Learn How To Keep Your Little One Safe In Their Nursery Room.

Preparing for a little one to come home for the first time is so exciting. Sometimes, we get so focused on picking out the right nursery theme, color, furniture and budget that safety never gets put into the mix. However, do not forget that the nursery is a place that you and your newborn, will spend a lot of time. Therefore, it is VERY IMPORTANT to make sure it is safe.

Nothing is more heart-wrenching than the injury or death of an infant or child due to carelessness, poor planning or inattention to detail. Most accidents can be prevented and prevention begins with preparation and attention to detail. Here are some basic things to consider about safety in your little one's bedroom.

  • Dress your baby in flame retardant sleep wear.

  • Install UL Listed smoke detectors and carbon monoxide (CO) alarms outside the nursery.

  • Place outlet covers in all electrical outlets.

  • Secure all bookshelves, changing tables and dressers to the wall with brackets or screws.

  • Always put your newborn on his/her back to sleep. This is the safest sleep position for a healthy baby to reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).

  • Don't let your baby get too warm during sleep. Bundled up babies are at a higher risk of dying from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). So keep your little one's room at a temperature that is comfortable for an adult.

  • TAKE CARE OF YOURSELF! Your bundle of joy is happiest when mommy is at her best. Therefore, get help and lots a rest.

    Need more safety tips? Click here to view my Nursery Room Safety Checklist

    Do you need more information on how to make your little one's bedroom safe? Click on the links below to get more safety information.

    Crib Safety

    Baby Furniture Safety

    Baby Monitor 101

    Safety INSIDE the Crib

    Changing Table Safety

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