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SafeIsBeautiful.org is the number one resource for nursery safety. Started by The MDB Family in January, 2012, this site strives to offer families the most accurate and up-to-date information on nursery safety. We believe firmly that the nursery should be the safest place in the house and that when children sleep safely, parents sleep soundly. Our goal is absolute safety for every parent around the world.

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Improving Air Quality in Your Nursery

There is growing concern, among parents, about the quality of the air that their babies are breathing. The occurrences of childhood asthma are on the rise and it is important to consider how to improve air quality in your home as well as in your child’s nursery. An option for improving indoor air quality comes from green activist, researcher and business owner Kamal Meattle dramatically improved…

Changing Table Safety

The changing table will arguably be one of the most used pieces of furniture in your nursery. These tables can be extremely helpful when it comes to saving your back and keeping your diaper changing needs organized and close-by. However, without proper assembly and use, a changing table can be dangerous for both you and for your baby. In order to ensure safe usage and avoid…

Nursery NOT to-dos

When planning a nursery, parents often get overwhelmed and caught up in everyone’s recommendations of what to do, it’s often easy to overlook what NOT to do. There are some unnecessary and expensive items on the market that parents can avoid altogether. Apartment Therapy took a poll of their readers to find out which items parents (and babies) can happily live without.* Here are the most…

Heirloom Cribs: Are They Safe?

Many parents-to-be love the idea of using an heirloom crib for their new little bundle. Heirloom cribs tend to hold a lot of sentimental value, and can seem to be the perfect centerpiece of any nursery. However, you need to be very careful when using hand-me-downs, as they often pose safety hazards. Safety standards for cribs are updated frequently, making it very likely that an heirloom…

Project Nursery’s Top Tips for a Safe & Beautiful Nursery

When creating the perfect nursery for your baby, the colors, patterns and overall look and feel of the room often come first. Of course at Project Nursery we understand the desire to have a chic and stylish nursery, but thinking about what’s safe for your baby is just as important. Thankfully, nursery design has reached new heights in terms of style, selection and quality and you…

Differences between cribs and cradles/bassinets

There are a lot of sleeping furniture options for baby, and knowing the defining features of each can help you select the one that best fits your needs. Below we detail some of the key differences between a crib and a cradle/bassinet. For safety, make sure that whatever option you choose is JPMA Certified. Crib: this is traditionally the largest of the three options. A crib…

Safe is Beautiful is funded and run by The MDB Family

An industry leader in safe children's furniture. MDB is the company behind some of the most popular brands on the market: Nurseryworks, DaVinci Baby, Babyletto, Million Dollar Baby and the exciting new brand, Franklin & Ben.