Buying A Baby Crib

The prices the buying a baby crib can vary tremendously but there is one thing that you always need to keep in the back of your mind and that is the fact that a good baby crib is an investment in your child’s life.

It is better to pay a little bit more and to get a good safe new baby crib then to try and save a few dollars by buying a second hand one you can’t be assured of your child safety.

Another problem with many second hand baby cribs is the fact that people repaint them and quite often the paint that they use can have toxic chemicals in them.

An example of how dangerous that can be to your child’s health was brought to light by the recent recall of many children’s toys that had been produced in China where they had used a lead-based paint.
This paint is toxic to a child and it is not uncommon for people to use the same types of paints to dress up second-hand baby cribs before selling them on to other parents.

As your child grows older and is still using the crib you will find that it is common for most children to chew on the nearest object and that can be that second hand crib that you purchased with the lead based paint on it.

Obviously this is not always the case but where there is room for problems then it is likely to occur when buying second hand rather than quality goods from reputable stores.

New products are covered by government regulations to ensure their safety and you are investing in your child’s safety when buying a quality crib.

There is also the condition of the crib that you need to take into consideration and whether it has been maintained well enough by the previous owner to ensure that there are unlikely to be any failures of any kind while you are using it for your child.

Fortunately if you do buy yourself a good quality baby crib you can sell it to somebody else after you have finished using it for your child.

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