The birth of a child is a serious and responsible step for all parents without exception.
In anticipation of a miracle, they are trying to equip a cozy nest, a stay in which will be happy and joyful for the whole family.
The most important subject that affects the health and full development of the crumbs is the bed.
Leading manufacturers of children's furniture offer a wide range of modern cots for babies. We will try to help you understand the variety of models of children's furniture.
How to choose a cot for a child?
Parents should take responsibility for the choice of a sleeping place for a baby with the utmost responsibility, since in the first months in a state of sleep he spends about 18-20 hours.
Therefore, it is important to create a crumb conditions for a safe full rest.
Each furniture has a number of features, especially children's. When choosing cots for newborns, it is important that they meet the following safety requirements:
Lack of ledges and sharp corners, unreliable gate valves. Choose furniture with rounded surfaces.
Production from natural, environmentally friendly materials. If this is a wooden model, then it should be of polished wood. Lacquered and painted surfaces can cause an allergic reaction in a child.
To be sure of the safety of the material, when you buy a product, ask for quality certificates from the seller. Alternatively, you can consider currently popular metal models.
The bottom and sides of the bed should not be solid, as it is necessary to ensure good ventilation in the bed and under the mattress.
The best option are models with rack side, protecting from falling and allowing the baby to communicate with the outside world. For security purposes, twigs should not be frequent and at the same time too rare. Read here! Kitchen corner - what to choose? 100 photos of the best new products in the interior!
The ideal distance is no more than 7 cm. It is now fashionable to close the walls of the bed with special soft fabrics with foam filling, or the so-called bumper.
Popular models with a removable wall, greatly facilitating the young mother's nightly feeding and babysitting, as it allows you to move the cot tightly to the adult sleeping place.
It is desirable to have two lower levels. For a child up to 5 months. the bottom is put on a high level, and then lowered onto the lower tier.
Resilience is a significant parameter of a crib for an infant. If you choose a model with rock-climbing skis, be sure to check for a locking mechanism.
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Choose a bed, the base of which are the slats. Their lamellar structures will be an excellent orthopedic support and ensure the correct formation of the spine.
An equally important parameter when choosing will be the overall dimensions. There are standard models of 120x60 cm for small rooms and with a more practical size of 140x70 cm, which makes it possible to extend the bed afterwards.
Variety of cots
If you are confused in the wide variety of samples offered in stores, and do not know what functionality to give preference, then the following review of models of modern cots for newborns will be useful to you.
Cradle - carrycot
Very well suited for newly born babies, as the hypoallergenic materials from which these models are made, create maximum comfort.
Comfortable cradles are also the fact that because of the equipped wheels, they easily move into the room. This allows the mother to make the baby always in her field of vision.
Modern manufacturers equip the cradle with a wobbling music system, lighting, hanging toys, and a mattress.
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Among the types of cradles - cradles are suspended models, on rocking chairs and wheels.
The most common and versatile option, suitable for a child from birth to 3 years of age.
They have a standard size and two levels of fixing the bottom. The latest models on the bottom are equipped with drawers that allow you to store items for storage.
High bumpers are safe, suitable for fixing mobile and canopy. It is for the classics that a wide choice of sets in a crib for a newborn, including 5 products or more, is presented.
It allows rational use of space and will be used for a long time, since it is first intended for children up to 2 years old, then transformed into a children's single bed in which the child can sleep for up to 10 years.
A variety of colors allows you to choose an option that is suitable for the overall interior of the room, as well as by gender.
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There are the following types of beds - transformers:
- removable or lowered sides;
- adjustable protective dome;
- removable modules;
- folding models turning into a convenient mobile bag.
A model with removable sides or blocks can be easily later transformed into a sofa.
Designed not only for sleep and rest, but also is an excellent play area for the baby. Fabric mesh and walls are safe for the baby.
The soft, tightly stretched fabric bottom allows you not to lay the mattress. Prefer models with strong legs, as this type is unstable.
Round bed for babies - an elegant and stylish option. Due to the lack of sharp corners, it is considered the safest model.
Inside this crib, the baby feels extremely comfortable. The advantages of the model include compactness, the ability to transform into a crib, playpen, sofa and even a chair with a table.
You can see the above models on the presented photos of cots for newborns.
Recently, the popularity of the original variety of the sleeping area - the anatomical bed, or cocoon, which can be placed at any place convenient for you, including an ordinary bed, is growing.
At present, even the usual classic model can be equipped with pleasant and useful functions, in more modern models they are provided for by the manufacturers of children's beds.
Among the useful additions are the following:
- bottom level change;
- lowering sidewall;
- equipment wheels with brakes or rocking rods;
- pendulum mechanism;
- built-in boxes;
- silicone lining to prevent injured;
- changing table.
Choosing among a variety of cots, remember that the main criterion is the convenience, comfort and safety of the baby, requiring great parental responsibility.