Expanding and welcoming a new baby requires additional living space. What an irony is when a baby is in the womb, it lives inside such a small space, but as soon as a baby is out in mom and dad’s hands, they require too much space. This is because babies require many bulky as well as large items such as the crib, a changing table, dresser, feeding pillow, high chair, etc. this means while you welcome a baby into your life, you also need to make space for the baby in your apartment.
Parents who have a large home for them can assign a room for a nursery and all but parents who live in an apartment which has limited space, arranging the baby crib, dresser, etc., can be a big challenge. So it is suggested when you get the good news about the baby, you can also start to plan your strategy as to how you will be able to effectively manage to use the space and make it attractive for all the baby’s furniture.
Make a list of all possible furniture that you will be buying so that you know what all you have to place in your room.
Start With Making A Sketch Of Your Apartment:
Draw or sketch out possible ways to position or arrange the dresser, crib, etc., in the bedroom or the available space where you want to set up a room for your baby. Some parents tend to make space for the newborn baby in their own bedroom. Well, drawing will not require superb artistic abilities. Create multiple sketches. Take into account the current furniture and items in the room and even the placement of the doors and windows.
People who will be pulling down the windows and doors and getting construction done can help me with new different layouts, and people who will be redoing their room will need to rearrange furniture accordingly.
Take measurements well. You need to measure the crib and dresser well before buying and placing them in a room.
Many times new baby has to share a room with a sibling or sleep with parents in the master bedroom, so before buying a crib, ensure you measure the available space as well as the size of the crib and dresser before buying.
When doing your home, you also need to take off the furniture and other fittings such as lights, windows, etc.
Babies tend to be curious, adventurists, and too active! Be aware of your outlets and fixtures, which you locate in your room and near your baby’s crib. Your baby might play with them and injure them. Don’t locate the baby’s crib next to the window. Baby can grab hold of blinds, or the drapes and pulls them down and injure with the cord.
Keep the dresser and shelves away from the baby crib. As the baby grows, they will pull these items to the crib.
Buy things that have multiple usages, like his crib, which comes with a dresser combo.