March 20, 2018 3 min read
Preparing your baby into the world requires not only preparing the baby's needs but also making sure that your baby has a place to stay in your own home. We hope to help you with this following guide on how to make your own baby nursery.
Things to Ponder on Location of Baby’s Nursery
Before you decide on the location of your baby's nursery, make sure that the area is quiet and not in direct contact with sunlight. Putting these things into consideration will ensure that your baby’s room will be optimized for a stress-free environment. A quick note though - should you decide on having the baby nursery in a different room, the room’s measurement should be least 8 by 9 feet in size.
Next, should you decide to use paint (either to paint the designated nursery room or repaint your own room), make sure that the paint has the following characteristics:
*Do take note that if you’re pregnant, you should stay away from any process of painting the nursery room, even if zero VOC paint is being used.
On deciding whether your baby's nursery should be in your room or they should have their own, here are the pros and cons to aid you in your decision:
Pros of having the nursery in your room:
Cons of having the nursery in your room
Weigh those carefully and upon making a decision. The next step is to know what to put in the nursery…
What to Put in the Nursery
The very first thing you should put in your nursery should be a crib, as it will dictate where most of the items should be once everything has been placed. Here are some tips on knowing where to place your crib:
Once you’ve set-up the location of your crib, here are the essential items to place in your nursery:
Creating the best possible nursery room is vital for your baby’s growth as this enables your baby to have a sense of security. Following these tips would also give you a sense of security knowing that should any complication arise, you’re very close to your baby.