When a baby is born, it is natural for any parent to want the best of things for the child. Naturally, the parents want the baby to be secure, healthy, and loved. A baby bassinet with the proper sheets and mattress can be one way a parent can help promote the safety of the child.
A baby bassinet is a small baby bed generally used by babies four months and under. Bassinets are usually compact in size, portable, and reasonably affordable. A bassinet will keep the baby warm, cradled and snugly wrapped in the bassinet sheets. Some bassinets come on wheels so that the baby can go with you if you want to move from the bedroom to some other part of the house.
Bassinet sheets are essential to the bassinet set-up working properly. The sheets may come as part of a complete bassinet package or be bought separately. Sheets are available from retail stores or online stores and generally come in a pack of 2 or 3. If you are giving the sheets as a gift to an expectant mother, it is best to make sure you know the pattern or theme of the bassinet and nursery. If you do not know the theme, you can always pick up a set of white sheets as most baby colors are pastels and white will match any of them. It is also important to know what bassinet the mother will be using. Some bassinets are shaped differently than others and you want to be sure that the sheets you buy will fit the bassinet properly.
It is recommended to have at least three sheets, but if you have more that is good. Unfortunately, it is only natural that at times the baby will soil the sheets during the night and they will have to be washed. Waterproof sheets and mattress are available. These products resist water and staining and are machine washable. Organic sheets are a good choice over synthetic sheets. The organic sheets make be higher in price, but they are also higher in quality and made with natural elements.
Choosing the right bassinet sheet for your child can ensure than both child and parent rest well.