You can’t for the day when you’ll hold your newborn in your arms, can you! It’s definitely one of the most beautiful feelings in the world, something you cant compare to anything else. Yet, you are a first time parent and you are pretty cluless as to what to do. Sure, there’s love and plenty of it – but what about all the other necessities a newborn needs? Here’s how to prepare your home for your wonderful bundle of joy!
You are aware that you won’t get much sleep in the first months. You’ll be getting up for feedings during the night, to check on your baby, to see if all is okay… Think carefully where you want to position the baby’s room – is it going to be closer to the bedroom for feeding convenience or is it going to be a bit further away so that daddy can have a good sleep and be able to run his meetings the next day? You know best!
Is it a girl or a boy? Either one, you’ll every second of decorating this lovely nursery! You want your baby to stay in the best looking room but you must neglect safety. Also, don’t overcrowd the room with too much baby stuff before your baby has even arrived. All you need for now are the basics – the crib, dresser, changing table, a rocking chair. Naturally, you can paint the walls any color you like and even decorate them with wall stickers. You’ve got plenty of time to add other items later.
Even though it probably seems like a huge and pretty overwhelming deal, baby proofing isn’t so time-consuming if you start right away. Once you come from the hospital, you’ll have plenty of other things in mind and won’t even think about dealing with it. Naturally, all safety needs should be re-evaluated once the baby starts crawling and walking.
You want every little thing to be perfect when your newborn arrives. One of the most important aspects of welcoming your bundle of joy to its new home is to welcome it in a clean house. Steam cleaners are your magic wand this time around! With them you’ll purify the air in the room, eliminate the bacteria and your baby will be safe and sound.
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