Bassinet Furniture For Baby Nursery
Baby nursery bassinets are the perfect bedding options for all newborns, particularly before they begin sleeping in a bigger environment such as a crib. Bassinet is a French word that refers to a basin; to most people, a bassinet means a small, oblong-shaped bed for an infant. Most baby nursery bassinets come with detachable hoods, and many bassinets come with wheels for the convenience of moving the infant crib from room to room, or with foldable legs for saving space. Some people also refer to certain types of baby carriages as bassinets. Styles of the baby nursery bassinet have not changed much through the years and that is part of their charm. Most bassinets are made of lightweight materials such as wicker or wood. Most are painted white to be gender neutral. It is in the bedding and the decorating of the bassinet where parents, and grandparents, can choose to add a personal touch.
Deeply gathered skirts or flounces usually circle the edge of the bassinet, and the hood can be decorated with lace, trimming, ribbon and flowers. With the advent of ultrasound testing, it is now possible to know the gender of the baby before its birth. The results of these tests allow parents to choose a color scheme specific to a little boy or girl. Before the baby arrives, parents should decide whether they intend to purchase a bassinet. While some people consider a bassinet to be a luxury item, bringing baby home to a fairy tale baby nursery bassinet may be part of a lifelong dream.