Why should you use a crib rail cover?
Teething is a natural stage of development that every baby goes through. During this phase, your baby will chew on many different objects to ease the irritation brought on by teething.
If you stand your baby up in his crib, you will notice that the rail lines up perfectly with your little one’s mouth. This makes the crib rail the perfect option soothe your baby’s inflamed gums.
A crib rail cover performs two functions:
Protect your baby from the crib
Baby cribs were not designed to be chewed on. If your baby chews on the crib, not only does he risk swallowing wood stain, varnish or paint chips but also risks getting splinters stuck in his gums.
If you thought your baby was cranky from teething then you definitely do not want to experience a baby with gum splinters.
Protect the crib from your baby
A crib is a big investment. Many parents who plan to have more than one child will often reuse a baby crib.
If you find your infant going to town on the crib rail like a beaver then it is unlikely your crib will last through this child, let alone a second. You will be amazed at just how much damage can be done to a crib by a single teething baby.