When a new baby is expected, there is a lot of necessary preparation to be made. One of the many things that must be prepared and ready when the new baby arrives is the baby crib. Often, families will implement a used baby crib. These used baby cribs may be passed down from one child to the next, or they may be passed from friends and/or family members. Many expectant parents may choose to purchase a used baby crib because it is more frugal than buying a new one. If you will be using a used baby crib, it is extremely important that you make sure that the baby crib is properly secured. If a baby crib is not properly secured, it can lead to injury or death in an infant. Here, you will find the steps that you can implement to ensure that your baby crib is a secured baby crib.
1) The first step to ensuring baby crib safety is to research the various consumer recalls on particular makes and models of baby cribs. You may find that the used baby crib that you own is on the list of cribs that have potential safety hazards. If it is, there should be instructions on how to handle the recall to ensure that your baby crib is secure and safe for your infant.
2) Once you construct the best baby crib that your infant will be using, it is vital that you make sure that the crib remains safe to use during the duration of use. You can do this by making sure that the bolts are tight and properly secured. It is equally important to check for any other loose pieces on the crib. If you notice anything that is due for attention, you should work to resolve the issue before placing your child back into the crib. Neglecting to maintain the baby crib can prove to be a costly mistake if it is not taken care of immediately.
3) In order to make sure that the baby crib is properly secured, you must ensure that the mattress and all other pieces of the baby crib are put together correctly. Many infants lose their life each year due to the fact that cribs are not constructed properly. If you do not understand how to put the baby crib together, you should seek the assistance of a professional, or someone that has the necessary experience to put together the crib. This may cost you a little bit, but it is much better than what can happen if the baby crib is not constructed properly.
4) It is important that you make sure that the mattress that you use for the baby crib fits the crib properly and fits in the baby crib properly. If it does not, an injury can be sustained, or death is likely to occur. This is especially true if the mattress is too small for the baby crib as the small child can slip down into the springs that support the mattress…