With this project complete we can put our beautiful baby daughter to bed, and get her up in the morning, without having to lift her up over the railin...
Step 21: Mind the Gap (2)
The moving rail is two inches away from the mattress, far enough that a baby's arms or feet can "fall in" and get stuck. Insert a block of high-density foam, 25" x 3-1/2" x 2", on top of the moulding, between the mattress and the railing.
The foam can be attached permanently with "Gorilla Glue" or some similar adhesive; be sure that it doesn't extend past the inner edge of the mattress support panel.
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