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Shopping for nursery furniture got a whole lot easier with this guide to nursery furniture must haves.
Buying nursery furniture is a big deal when designing a nursery. The search for the best nursery furniture can be long and tedious with so many options to choose from.
Regardless of the nursery style you decide to go with, there are some nursery furniture must haves that will make taking care of the baby much easier.
In a previous post, we shared the 9 things that are worth investing in when designing a nursery. In this post, we'll look at the key nursery furniture items you'll need for the baby's room.
Below you'll find the nursery furniture must haves, our top picks for each of the items and what to consider when buying nursery furniture.
5 NURSERY FURNITURE MUST HAVES
The crib is the most important piece of furniture you'll invest in, when buying nursery furniture. The crib will be the focal point in your nursery design and is where the baby will spend most of the time sleeping, at least during the first few months.
Crib Safety Guide
When buying furniture, your personal preferences and style should shape your decision. Here are our favorite baby cribs.
2. CRIB MATTRESS
We consider buying a crib mattress one of the most important purchases you’ll make for the baby's room. Your little one will spend more time asleep on the mattress, than awake. So invest in a crib mattress that's safe, durable and one that helps create the best sleep environment
Here's what to look for when choosing a mattress for the baby.
There are many types of crib mattresses-innerspring, foam and double sided. Here are our favorite baby crib mattresses.
3. NURSERY DRESSER
A well designed nursery needs to balance both style and function. In a nursery, that means the design should be conducive to taking care of baby's needs, comfort and well being.
Every nursery needs a diapering station and investing in a nursery dresser makes sense. You could go with a changing table but a nursery dresser can serve as a diapering station with a lot more storage space and longevity.
Read this post below for our favorite nursery dressers.
The baby crib & mattress is where the baby will spend most of the time sleeping and when the baby is awake- the nursery chair takes center stage.
Investing in a nursery chair that's comfortable and provides the best ergonomic support for you is important. From late night feeding sessions to countless hours soothing the baby, a nursery chair will make your days and nights, much easier.
SHOP OUR FAVORITE NURSERY CHAIRS
If the nursery chair does not come with an ottoman, pouf or stool, consider investing in one, especially if you plan on breastfeeding the baby. It will help with positioning the baby when breastfeeding and also makes it a whole lot easier on your baby by taking the stress off your legs and back.
Last Updated on October 7, 2021 by Tira Attygalla