In the weeks before your baby arrives, there are several things you must do to prepare yourself. The organization and cleaning of the house and the nursery are extremely important so that they are functional and safe places. Take into account the following tips:
1.Deep cleaning is one of the best things you can do. Ask someone to help you when you have to use chemical cleansers so you do not get pregnant.
2.Disinfects the entire home, including kitchen and bathroom cabinets, and vacuums carpets.
3.Prepare pets for the encounter with the baby. This includes keeping dogs and cats away from the crib area, without being offended. Accustom them to the new rules.
4.Buy a rocking chair. These chairs help your baby sleep in the early hours and allow you to relax while you breastfeed.
5.Find an area of the house where you can place toys and a highchair without being in the middle of the road.
6.Remove anything that can be broken from reach.
7.Prepare the crib in advance.
8.Take a portable crib to your room at night so that the baby has somewhere to sleep that is not your bed.
9.Have a bath for the baby in the house.
10.Prepare your room with beauty. Remember that you will spend a lot of time there.
11.Place a diaper changing table in the baby’s room. This will help you not to break your back by changing diapers in the crib. Keep baby creams, wipes and diapers handy.
12.Place baby clothes in your closet and drawers so that everything is organized by size.
13.Buy protectors for electrical outlets.
14.Have a Diaper Genie style trash can nearby for diapers.
15.Place safety gates in the appropriate places so that the baby does not fall down the stairs when you start walking.
16.Wash all your bedding with hypoallergenic detergent before placing it in the crib. Do the same with the curtains in your room and your clothes.