When a child grows up, he becomes cramped inCradle and there is a need to organize a full place for sleep. What should you remember when choosing the first bed for a baby, and how to make it bring only benefits and be safe? This is what we are talking about today. The place for sleeping a child should not only be comfortable, but also safe. Therefore, it is necessary to take into account many factors, such as the material of the bed, the composition and stiffness of the mattress, the area of the room. From what should be an ideal children's bed The material should be environmentally friendly, and fastenings reliable. Best of all, if the bed is made of wood and lacquered - this ensures the absence of splinters in the child. MDF beds are also acceptable, but bright children's plastic cribs are best left on the storefront, as plastic releases styrene, whose vapors are toxic and cause allergies. Of course, there is a safe plastic, but a cot of it will cost as two beds of natural wood, which not every parent can afford. What should a mattress be? A mattress shouldMatch the size of the bed and be stiff. Of course, it is ideal to use a special orthopedic mattress, since it helps to strengthen the spine, which is very important for the health of the child. The mattress must consist of a hypoallergenic filler. It is allowed to use models based on seaweed or coconut chips, since while the baby sleeps, such materials produce gentle massage and relax the body. If you see that the child's mattress contains polyurethane foam or spunbond, be aware that such a mattress can be used - these synthetic materials are non-toxic and safe. Children's beds should have sides! It happens that the baby sleeps restlessly and turns in a dream, which can cause it to fall to the floor. In order to avoid this, a small cushion should be provided at the cot. If there are no sides, they can easily be replaced by pillows or blankets, folded into rollers and placed along the perimeter of the bed. Where to place a baby bed While the child is small,He had better sleep in the lullaby in the parents' bedroom: he sees his mother and father and feels safe. To teach a child to sleep in his room needs to be gradually, for a start it is possible for some time in the parent bedroom instead of a lullaby to put a child's bed - so the baby will not be stressed by a sudden change in conditions. Later, when he gets used to the new bed, it can be moved to his room, but do not forget the first few days after that to more closely check the state of the child's sleep. What should be the children's room? The most importantFactors in the children's room are insolation (penetration of sunlight) and air volume. Therefore, children's windows should be oriented in the territory of our country to the south or south-west, since it allows direct light to penetrate the maximum amount of time, and the child's air volume should be at least 12 cubic meters - this is how much oxygen is consumed by the child for 8-hour sleep. When a child grows up and sleeps in his room, it's a blessing for parents who also need to think about how to change their place to sleep - but we'll talk about this in the next article.