Baby Home Safety

Although you won’t need to make sure that your home is childproof after you bring your new born home. As soon as they are at an advanced stage then you will need to start thinking about making baby home safety improvements that will ensure that they don’t come to any harm.

When it comes to making improvements to your home to protect your baby it is a good idea to spend time walking around your home viewing it from the same position that your baby would. So it is actually a sensible idea to get down on your hands and knees and see what items of furniture or electrical equipment could prove a hazard to your baby as they begin to crawl and then take their first steps.

After wandering around your home several times now is when you need to start making the necessary baby home safety improvements. For example when it comes to electrical cables if you can use cable tidy’s to put them out of your baby’s reach. Plus for any electrical sockets which are not being used get some covers for these.

As for cupboards in your home make sure that you fit all of these with special catches that allow them to be opened a small distance. But won’t open enough allow your child to put their hand and arm inside or to actually crawl into them. Also it is advisable that all products that are used for keeping your home clean are placed in cupboards that are well out of your child’s reach.

Another thing that you should do when it comes to your baby beginning to crawl around the home is fit safety gates to places that you don’t want your child to have access to. So place one at the base of the stairs and also into any rooms such as the kitchen and bathroom.

 

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