Sleep is a fundamental factor for the development of our baby, so during the first months they spend as much time asleep. And, just as we strive to find the most suitable cradle, we must take into account the hospital baby blankets on which the newborn will rest. And not only during sleep, since have had they spent a great part of the day in the crib. Naturally, the priority in terms of the bedding we choose is the safety and well-being of the baby, not the aesthetic part of the bedding. Fortunately, there are so many models that you are sure to find the ones that best suit your style.
Today we bring you a purchase guide to not leave any fringe loose. If you are supporters of co-sleeping you should also take into account the following points, because even if it is not for sleeping, the baby will spend time in the crib, in the bassinet, in the cart … Several sets of sheets for the crib or mini-cot. A pair of blankets, of various thicknesses, to adjust your temperature depending on the cold you do at home or on the street. A mattress protector. It is important that it is properly adjusted so that it does not cause discomfort to the baby. It will be very useful not to have to wash the entire mattress when the child vomits, sweats, or regurgitates.
Today the hospital baby blankets are transparent and waterproof, so they are very useful. Several pajamas. When they are small the most normal thing is that they wear full-body pajamas or monkeys, so they have their body covered and they do not take off their booties at night. Think about the time of year that will be when you are born to choose a more or less thick pajama. In summer, in hot areas, you probably will not need it. Soft and breathable muslin to wrap the baby can be a good ally at the time of sleeping, it helps you relax and fall into the hands of Morpheus.
As we have advanced, with a baby you have to take extreme precautions, and safety is the first thing we should have in mind when buying bedding. The mattress should be rather hard, because on a mattress too soft it could sink the baby and be uncomfortable. Avoid filling the crib with pillows, bows, stuffed animals and various ornaments. Not only will you steal space from the child, but it can be dangerous. If you do not put anything, better.
The bottom sheet should fit perfectly to the mattress, the same as the box covers. If they do not fit well, they may loosen when the baby moves and finish wrapped around your little body. For the same reason, the top sheet and the hospital baby blankets have to be well tucked and fastened in the bottom of the crib or stroller. When you wash the bedding, avoid too aggressive products, the skin of babies is very sensitive. Avoid as much as possible the buttons, bows and ornaments, because if they break off the baby could swallow them.