May 10, 2022

7 things to have in your new Baby Room

*Collaborative post*

Creating a new baby room can be both exciting and overwhelming. But with a little bit of planning, you can easily turn your vision into reality. Here are seven things to consider when creating your perfect baby space.

Pastal pink nursery room with cot, chair and dresser

1. Cots and Cot Beds

One of the most important pieces of furniture for your baby’s room is a cot or cot bed. This will be where your little one sleeps, so it’s important to choose something that is comfortable and safe. There are a variety of cots and cot beds on the market, so take some time to research which one would be best for your needs.

2. Dressers and Storage

You’ll also need somewhere to store all of your baby’s clothes and belongings. A dresser or set of shelves is a great option for this. Newborns come with a lot of stuff, and you’ll want to have somewhere to put it all. Invest in some good quality storage bins and baskets so you can keep the floor clear and the clutter to a minimum.

3. A comfortable changing area

A cosy changing area is a must for any new baby room. You’ll be spending a lot of time here, so make sure it’s comfortable for both you and your little one. A padded changing mat is a good place to start, and you might also want to invest in a changing table or dresser with plenty of storage.

4. Safety

Safety is always a top priority when it comes to babies, so take care to childproof your baby’s room before they arrive. Put up safety gates at the entrance to keep them contained, and cover any sharp corners or electrical outlets. You might also want to consider investing in some monitoring equipment so you can keep an eye on your baby even when you’re not in the room.

5. Soft furnishings

Your baby will be spending a lot of time on the floor, so make sure it’s a comfortable place for them to be. Add some soft vintage rugs rectangular shape or mats for them to play on, and consider investing in a comfortable seat or bouncer for when they need a break from all the action.

6. A soothing colour scheme

Babies are easily overwhelmed by bright colours and loud noise, so it’s best to stick to a calm and soothing colour scheme in their room. Soft pastels or neutral tones are always a good choice, and you can add a pop of colour with accessories like blankets and toys.

7. Blackout curtains

Newborns sleep a lot, so it’s important to create a space that’s conducive to rest. Blackout curtains will help to block out any unwanted light and noise, and they’ll also keep the room cooler in the summer months.

There You Have It

Creating the perfect baby room doesn’t have to be difficult. Just keep these seven things in mind, and you’ll be well on your way to designing a space that both you and your little one will love!

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