Crib parts are heavy, and there’s a considerable amount of bending and lifting involved in the process. Make sure he puts aside at least one hour to complete the assembly and be sure to follow the crib manufacturer’s exact instructions, using only the hardware provided and the type of tools recommended.
When should you put the crib together?
Parents should set up a crib before the baby returns home from the hospital, says pediatrician Charles Shubin of Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore. Although you can use a bassinet or playpen during the first few weeks or months, it is perfectly fine to let your baby sleep in his crib right away.
How long does it take to set up crib?
You don’t want your baby bumping into the sides of the bassinet and waking up crying. Most baby’s transition into the crib between 3 months to 6 months. If your baby is still sleeping peacefully in the bassinet, it might not be time to rush into transitioning the baby to a crib.
Do you need tools to put together a crib?
Everything you need to assemble the crib should be included in the box with the crib and you probably will not need any extra tools unless your particular instructions call for them. If your crib does require tools then you might need a Phillips screwdriver, hammer and/or ratchet set.
How do you immobilize a drop side crib?
Lay the crib down on the stationary side. While making sure the drop side is pushed up to its highest, most secure point, place one L-bracket on each crib leg directly underneath the drop side railing. The bracket should be flush against the crib leg on one side and the bottom of the railing on the other side.
When should you start doing baby stuff?
Many expecting parents prefer to wait to buy baby stuff until they find out the gender of their baby. This generally happens between 18 and 21 weeks, but some people find out as early as 12 weeks. Of course, you don’t need to know the gender of your baby to begin buying things for them.
When should you have your nursery ready?
When is a good time to start putting together my nursery? Most of our pregnant pals say they’re aiming for the second trimester. After all, this is the time in pregnancy when you’ll feel most up to it, and decorating plans may become clearer if you’re peeking at baby’s sex.
Do Pottery Barn cribs come assembled?
Our sturdy cribs and changing tables ship with assembly instructions. If you have any questions regarding assembly please feel free to call customer service at 800.993.
What is a drop side crib?
A drop-side crib is built so that at least one side slides up and down (hence the “drop” in the name), so that a parent can access their baby without reaching so far over the side. Unfortunately, the feature that made drop-side cribs so convenient for parents also inadvertently made them dangerous for babies.
Can a drop side crib be made safe?
First, it’s important to remember that a non-recalled, sturdy crib is the SAFEST place for your baby to sleep. Second, if you own a drop-side crib regularly check your crib for safety.
Crib Immobilizers: Who to Call.
|Manufacturer||Toll-Free Phone Number||Website|
|Million Dollar Baby||(888) 673-6488 anytime||www.themdbfamily.com/safety|
Which way does a crib spring go?
Raised edge should face down when installing the mattress support. Image shows the mattress support is upside down. Flat surface of the mattress support must be facing up. The mattress must sit on the flat surface.