The heat of the summer may make for a cool pool day, but it doesn鈥檛 add fun to your newborn鈥檚 not-so-restful nights鈥 And when the kiddo is awake, mama is awake too. Along with the summer heat, those 9:45pm sunsets certainly aren鈥檛 making baby鈥檚 bedtime any easier. It鈥檚 the perfect season to invest in a few nursery upgrades to help your little love stay cool so they can drift off to dreamland. So before the stress can get to you, check out these easy ways to make your baby鈥檚 room a better summer slumber space.

1. Pottery Barn Kids Harper Blackout Cordless Roman Shade ($159+): A blackout blind takes the summer glare out of those pre-sundown sleeps. Along with cutting down the light, less sun also means less heat. As a baby-safe bonus, these shades are cordless for added peace of mind.

2. Vornadobaby Breesi Nursery Air Circulator ($50): This air circulator is so much more than just a fan. With two different speed settings, it will keep the AC cooled air flowing or move the cool outdoor breeze around the room. In other words, no stale, stuffy nurseries here.

3. AorakiLights Children鈥檚 Ceiling Fan ($400): This completely cute ceiling fan can be set to three different speeds to keep baby cool and comfy. It also has a remote to change the fan speed or turn the light on and off, so you don鈥檛 have to worry about sneaking to a switch and waking up your little napper.

4. Crate & Kids Little Prints Blue Triangle Blackout Curtain ($59+): These curtain panels don鈥檛 just add decorative flair: They鈥檙e totally functional. Instead of light filtering through, these babies will block your baby from seeing the sun. Just pull the curtains closed for on-demand sunset on those nights when your baby is down before the sun is.

5. Wicked Sheets Moisture-Wicking + Cooling Mini Crib Sheet ($30): Your baby鈥檚 nursery d茅cor doesn鈥檛 stop at the walls and the floors: Not-so-permanent picks like crib sheets can add to the overall aesthetic. And they can also help keep your baby cool! These crib sheets absorb six times as much moisture as other sheets while staying cool to the touch.

6. Serta iComfort Dawn Mist Firm聽Crib Mattress ($250): Your kiddo could use a cooling mattress to go with their cooling crib sheet. With breathable memory foam, medical-grade waterproof backing, and a heat-conducting material, this is the perfect summertime crib pairing to keep baby cool.

7. Dyson Pure Cool Link Air Purifier ($400): Sure, this fan will keep cool air moving around the nursery. But that鈥檚 not all: Its HEPA filter is designed to remove more than 99 percent of allergens and pollutants from the air in your kiddo鈥檚 room.

8. Jondey New York Organic Crib Mattress Protector ($18): Add another layer of protection and keep your baby cool all at the same time. This crib mattress pad is woven from breathable Tencel fibers, making it a more comfortable summertime choice.

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