A safe cot is one that meets the Australian Standard for cots. All new and second-hand cots sold in Australia must meet the current Australian and New Zealand Standard for Cots (AS/NZS 2172:2003) and will carry a label to say so.
Pregnancy to birth
Factors you may want to consider leading up to the birth of your baby including preparing your nursery, buying a car seat and other nursery furniture, safe sleeping practices, and the effect of smoking on your baby before and after birth.
It is required by law that you place baby in a correctly fitted infant restraint that meets the Australian standard.