Stefanie Schroeder. Baby Cribs. October 13th , 2017.
This particular type of round baby crib is produced in the Southeastern part of the United States which is constructed by native hardwoods. It has a two-position mattress support, two-hand latch release front bar, front wheels lock for security, tapered legs which are secured by mortise and tenon joints. It also has a canopy ring which is made up of aluminum tubing for maximum strength to display drapes and canopies.
Today`s standards state that there should be no more than 60mm`s between the cribs bars. If a larger gap is used you baby my slip through the bars or become stuck in them. Make sure your crib is made out of hardwood such as oak, ash or maple. Use of a hardwood means that no matter what your baby/toddler does the cot pieces will not become loose or broken.
To have casters or not to have casters that is the question! Now casters can make life easier for parents with moving the crib around the house or room to room as needed but cribs on casters can easily be tipped or pushed over. It is a safer option to go without casters. When it comes to your babies crib bedding it is best to go for a firm mattress and minimal bedding and items in the crib. Keep away from using things such as bumpers and cushions in the crib as these could potentially cause suffocation.
Baby Cribs Reviews - Europa Baby Geneva Convertible Crib - Our Opinion: There are a number of informative reviews on the Europa Baby Geneva Convertible Baby Crib. The crib is positively considered to be sturdy with a good finish, this is obviously important as cribs should not be flimsy or liable to causing splinters in parents or babies fingers, so a properly finished and robust crib is best and safest for all. Of course most cribs will require self assembly and therefore as with this crib it is important that it is easily assembled with clear instructions supplied.
If you have purchased a second hand crib or even using the family heirloom crib that you slept in as a baby, make sure it still meets today`s standards. If it does not meet today`s standards either get it altered or purchase a brand new crib. Things to look out for in the crib from your youth is the type of paint used as it could contain lead, the space between slats and if the wood frame has splintered at all.
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