Babies, when they grow about two to three years old, are normally shifted from cribs to loft beds and toddler loft bed with stairs come into picture. There are different types of loft beds like the standard, futon and etc. These beds are available in various price ranges, depending on the materials used to make them, like metal or wood, and also the accessories available. The frames add to the elegance of the bed. Bed frames are part of the bed, generally made of metal or wood, painted and decorated to suit the room.
But safety of children has always been a concern while using these toddler loft bed with stairs. Most of the times, accidents occur due to the absence of guardrail on all both sides of beds. Many a times only one side has got the guardrail and the kids seems to fall. Sometimes accidents happen when the guardrail spacing is more, causing children to slip through these. In some beds the upper mattress gets easily dislodged with a small push especially when the kids play. It is a dangerous situation as it can fall on the kids on the lower bed. These beds must be properly fastened to the bed frame for the children’s safety.
Thus while selecting the beds especially the toddler loft bed with stairs proper care must be taken with regard to the guardrail which needs to be fitted on both sides, properly screwed and bolted to firmly attach to the frame. The height of the guardrail must be such that the kids cannot fall off. The spacing between the guardrails should be very less. Always have the guardrails in place. The mattress being chosen should be of a right fit for the toddler bed.