What can I put on the wall above my crib?

Can you hang things on the wall above a crib?

Don’t hang anything (pictures, shelves) over the crib or the changing table. It’s not worth the risk that something could come off and fall on your baby. … The higher levels make it easier to lift a newborn out of the crib, but they become dangerous when your child is able to pull herself to standing.

What should go over crib?

Consider using lightweight canvas art or vinyl wall decals instead, and never hang anything directly over your baby’s crib that could fall and injure them. When choosing other accessories, try to think like a toddler.

Is it safe to hang a mobile over a crib?

It’s best not to hang hard-edge, glass-encased pictures over your baby’s crib or changing table. Put them elsewhere. Mobiles, another common fixture in baby’s rooms, should not contain small parts that could become choking hazards, and should be hung out of the baby’s reach.

Is it safe to hang a mirror over a crib?

Safely and securely adding a mirror to the nursery can make the room look larger, brighter, and more sophisticated. Also, babies just love to look at themselves. … Always hang your mirror on a stud. Make sure you are using hangers that are rated to handle the weight of your mirror.

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How far should crib be from wall?

Make sure that the crib is situated one foot away from all walls, furniture, and pull cords. Never place a crib or any furniture next to or in front of a window. Checking the structure of your crib is crucial.

Is it safe to hang things above bed?

No.

Artwork is a good idea in almost any open space, and above the bed is no exception. If you have the space, consider a large square statement piece or a long, horizontal piece to make an impact and create a focal point. For tips on hanging artwork correctly, read our full run-down here.

Is it bad to put a crib by a window?

Never put your baby’s crib near a window.

Babies and toddlers can get caught in drapes or window blind cords — even fall through window screens.

Are hanging bassinets safe?

The cot or bassinet

“There are typically non-breathable zones on all sides, the handles can be a strangulation hazard and once your baby can roll or pull up, there’s a fall risk, especially if the basket is placed unsecured on a stand,” says CHOICE head of household testing Kim Gilmour.