Published at Saturday, 05 May 2018. crib. By Agata Sundberg.
The placement of your baby`s cot in the nursery is another important safety factor. Avoid placing the cot near windows¯ especially those with curtains or blinds. Cords on window coverings are a leading cause of strangulation in young children.
To prevent burn injuries¯ never use electric blankets¯ heating pads¯ or hot water bottles in your infant`s cot. Once your infant can sit up on her own¯ you should move the mattress to the lowest position to keep her from falling over the edge when she begins to pull up. After she learns to lift herself to a crawling position¯ it is time to remove any hanging toys like mobiles that could strangle her. When she is pulling herself up to a standing position¯ remove any large toys or bumper accessories in the cot that may serve as climbing aids. Once your little one starts climbing¯ or when her chest is above the cot`s top rail¯ it is time to move her to a toddler or standard sized bed.
You should as well as consider placing the cot away from other nursery furniture that may help your little one climb out of her bed in the future. Lamps and heaters can also pose dangers if they are left to close to your baby`s cot. Do not hang pictures¯ mirrors¯ or other objects that may fall on your infant directly above the cot.
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