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Tips for Designing a Baby’s Nursey

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Are you expecting your first bundle of joy? Welcoming a new baby home is an exciting time for every family. Lots of changes and no doubt plenty of anxiety accompany your anticipation. In a link of an eye your infant will be swinging on a swing set and then heading off to college. No doubt you are anxiously making plans to prepare a nursery to shower your precious new baby. Take these recommendations from the expert designer to ensure your nursey meets all of your growing infant’s needs.

baby's nurseryIf you have already identified a separate room for the nursey, you have the first step covered. Many of the items in a traditional nursey have a very short life span. Keep this in mind as you coo over every nursery accessories. Experts recommend investing in hardwood flooring. Carpets can harbor dander, dirt and airborne pathogens. Hardwoods are easy to maintain, fit with nearly every design plan and will last for decades.  Simple throw carpets can be changed every few years as your baby grows from infant to toddler. The next step is to select a soft paint color that will be both soothing and inviting. Prepare the room for painting by removing all the furnishings and prepping the walls. Apply at least two coats of paint and touch up the baseboards, doors and windows and needed. Select window panels that include room darkening shades. This will make daytime napping much easier.

A sturdy crib that meets current safety codes should be your next investment. Many cribs on the market can be reconfigured into twin beds. This is a very practical solution. Check out the awesome deals offered by Groupon coupons and select from the huge variety of bedding available from BabiesRUs. The bedding should complement the wall colors selected. Next, select a comfortable chair for reading and nursing. You’ll be spending a lot of time in this chair – it should be very comfortable. The last piece of furniture for the nursey is a changing table and chest of drawers. Many expecting mothers receive a great selection of books and toys through the generosity of friends. Best of luck to you as you welcome home your new bundle of joy!

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