Everything Expectant Parents Need to Set Up a Baby-Friendly Laundry Room

When the  is on the way, it seems as though a growing bump is inextricably tied to an expanding to-do list. There are the standard needs, of course: the crib and the stroller, the changing table, and the rocking chair. Then there's guessing how many diapers are necessary—is 10,000 enough?—and how many onesies are enough. Once the nursery is finished, then expectant parents have to prepare the rest of the home. Believe it or not, that preparation should include the laundry room.

Although it takes up less square footage than a living area and doesn't demand as much attention as a kitchen, a laundry room is an indispensable luxury of a . A baby only makes a laundry room's importance more of a fact. But the potentially harmful cleaning supplies, the heavy mounds of dirty clothes, and the understandable disarray of essentials can make this a treacherous room for a little one. That's why it's important to make it baby-friendly, starting with the detergent used to wash onesies to sturdy furniture once the tyke learns to crawl.

We found items that expectant  need in order to create a baby-friendly laundry room, and as it turns out, it's a list that works for everyone. After all, since this collection includes pieces that will prompt organization, cleanliness, and overall order, it's a to-do list that ultimately has your best interests in mind.