The general conditions of an appropriate room for babies and children’s relaxation:
If it is possible to allocate one of the rooms or a corner of one of the rooms to the child, you should prepare a special place for him/her before the child is born and if it is required to be painted, you should consider enough time for its drying. If it is possible, you should allocate the most sunshiny and cheery and silent rooms to him/her. The room’s walls must be rigid and the plasters and grits and spalls should not fall and there should not be a risk for their sticking to the child’s feet and hands. The room’s curtains should have been fixed in their own place and they should be of a stuff that they don’t tear down and don’t remove from their place by the child’s pulling. You should avoid of putting the luxury and excess of need objects in the child’s room.
What conditions the children’s room flooring should has?
The child’s room flooring should be selected of the washable floorings and of the bright colors and beautiful patterns that are very much in the market. If the floor is parquet, it should be taken the necessary measures to prevent of its deterioration. It is better not to spread out the carpet; because in addition to keeping dust with itself, when the child begins to walk, his/her foot stumbles and falls regularly.
What coverages we can use for the child’s room walls?
We can cover the walls surfaces with washable wall paper. We can also paint the walls with a variety of washable oil-based paints instead of wall paper and if this work is unable because of oil-based painting cost, we can paint at least up to a height of one meter.
What colors are the better for the child’s room?
We should select the walls, ceiling and window and door colors of the child’s room of light and calming colors that they are harmonized with the flooring color and we should be careful that this coloring does not bother the child’s eye.
What is the best temperature for the child’s room?
The babies are very sensitive to coldness and temperature change. Their room’s temperature is better to be between 21 to 23 ° C and we can install a thermometer to control it in a corner of room that is inaccessible to child.
What points you should observe when heating the child’s room?
If the heater is used for heating room, we can be sure that carbon dioxide does not accumulate in the room and a danger does not threaten the child in this regard. Just to prevent child’s burning that he/she may close to the heater because of his/her curiosity, we should prevent of his/her closing to the heater by installing guard rails in proper distance. If the radiator or the heater is used, we should humidify the room’s air by an electric humidifier.
What conditions the child’s bed should has?
The bed should be as the child does not fall down the bed when he/she rolls. The bed should has the firm floor and the sharp objects that make babies injured are not used in the bed. It is natural that if the safety points are observed in making normal bed and it has also strength and beauty, it will be better; but we should base the principle on the child’s need.
Why we should not use of soft pillows for baby’s resting?
Because the baby pushes his/her face into pillow and this may makes him/her choked. In addition, the very soft pillow makes the baby’s ear deformed.
What features the baby’s mattress has?
It is not recommended to use of spring mattress for babies’ cot bed. Usually the mattresses that are directly placed on the bed trestle are used. We can buy this types of mattresses from the market and if the mother wants to buy herself, it is better to use of cotton mattress ticking fabrics or the washable fabrics and sew it in the bed size and with enough thickness and fill it with plant fibers.
What conditions proper baby’s quilt cover should has for covering baby?
It is better to use of light sheeted wool or cotton blankets instead of quilt cover according to geographical location of baby’s living place. The baby should be slept in a warm and comfortable bed in early birth and he/she should be completely wrapped. It is not necessary to use of a variety of different covers that weigh heavy on his/her small body and disturb him/her. It never be used of swan feather duvet cover; because it is very warm and it may also that the baby pulls it over on his/her face and gets respiratory disorders when baby becomes much older.
What safety points should be observed about the baby or child bed?
If the child is of those children that move very much when sleep, we can fasten the sheet to around of mattress by clip or pin. This will prevent of his/her permanent sheering and the blanket pulling over. Try to use of mosquito net special for summer. We should avoid of putting the baby bed next to the window that it provides his/her falling possibility.
See the samples of the baby and child room designs below: