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Baby proofing and baby safety products provide an additional element of safety, there is no substitution for adult supervision!

Master child proofing

Master child proofing


Before your child starts to crawl, it's time to make some decisions about how to protect your baby! The process of protecting babies and young children in a home can be quite confusing. As a professional adviser of children protection, I will guide you through this process and give you useful information and helpful tips about baby safety products and how to use them. Baby safety products alone are not the solution. Baby safety products, in addition to knowing their proper use, as well as knowing how to make your home a safer environment for your baby, will be our focus.

A room-by-room baby-safe checklist, instructions and baby-safe information for baby-safe doors and closets, and ideas on how to protect babies in your home are discussed. Some tips for using common items, such as zip ties and tape, are covered to help lower the cost of baby testing supplies.

Safety and baby safe products provide an extra element of security,

Fundamental dangers:

Think of the world as a baby, crawl around your house and see what you can achieve. Objects that are delicate, valuable, or pose a risk of suffocation, cuts, or poisoning should be kept out of the reach of infants and young children. Some often-overlooked choking hazards include stones or wood chips around plants, firewood bark, dried flowers, potpourri, coins, plastic dry cleaning bags, and small part toys. Babies like to play with spring-loaded door stops and will remove the rubber covers (serious choking hazard). Replace all "rubber tip" door stops with sturdy door stops.

Prohibited areas:

Use child safety gates to separate areas that you do not want your baby to have access to. Since babies learn to handle door handles quickly, you should use extra high latches on the doors you want to keep closed. It is essential that the pool is baby-safe. Swimming pools must be surrounded by a fence with a self-closing gate.

Electrical Hazards:

Several baby protection products are available for use in electrical hazards. Only use UL-approved sliding covers on electrical outlets. Small plastic plug-in caps are a choking hazard. Transformer covers and power strips should also be used. Be careful and unplug any appliance near water. Do not allow children to chew the cords of electrical appliances.

Cable management:

One of the mother's favorite baby protection products is Window Shade Cord Stopper. Fasten all hanging curtain cords out of the reach of children. Any cord long enough to form a slip knot can also be tied together and shortened with zip ties. Attach the power cord to a table leg to prevent lamps and appliances from falling off tables.
Protective cabinets for babies:
Close all base units and drawers. In areas where earthquakes occur, also close the wall cabinets.

Multi-story baby houses:

Use child safety gates (not pressure gates) at the top and bottom of the stairs. Plexiglass can be used on railings and balconies with gaps of more than 10 cm between the rails. Escape ladders must be provided in every bedroom upstairs.

Windows Baby Authentication:

Most windows can be locked up to 10 cm to allow ventilation. Safety barriers can be installed if necessary. In some situations, child safety gates can be used for baby-safe windows. With large low windows, a plexiglass trim can prevent the glass from breaking and injuring a child. Lace closure can be used to tie blind shoelaces out of reach. Furniture should be positioned so that children cannot climb into the windows.

Protective doors for babies:

Children quickly learn to work with buttons and levers. Baby-safe interior doors with handle cover and knob or lockout of reach of the child. Exterior doors must have flap locks that are out of reach to prevent the child from leaving the house. Locks that use an inside key to operate are a security risk in case of fire; only use these types of locks in exceptional circumstances. Instead of the spring type with rubber caps, sturdy door stops should be used as rubber caps are a choking hazard.

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Televisions should be wall-mounted to prevent small children from tilting the unit on their own. Furniture in the nursery should be attached to the wall to prevent tipping. All furniture with sharp edges must be removed or upholstered. Regularly inspect the furniture, swings, etc. baby monitor to identify loose or missing hardware and wear and tear.

House security:

A fireplace can pose a number of baby protection problems, from the possibility of severe burns to dangerously sharp edges in the fireplace. Gas fireplaces with glass folding and sliding doors can be secured with a child door protector. Keeping a good grip on these types of doors will prevent your fingers from getting caught, even when the fire is not in use. Padded house bumpers protect your child from sharp edges and corners of the house. Heart doors keep the entire fireplace out of your child's reach, including preventing access to vibrators and fireplace tools.

The plants:

Some plants are poisonous. Only keep non-toxic plants in your home and garden. Small, dry leaves are a choking hazard. Plants with sharp leaves, such as cacti and yucca plants, should be avoided.
Upcoming articles will include a room-by-room baby safety checklist focusing on baby-safe supplies to look for, along with information on baby gates.

Proofing Products

Our best advice is the selection of protective products for babies To keep your little one safe, you have decided to keep your baby safe at home. If you are not a professional at baby protection it can be very difficult to know where to start. A review organized by room can be helpful. you should use the following categories when reviewing each piece. Consider each room individually as you go through the list below to help you determine which products you are likely to need to protect your home.

• Doors;

Baby doors (discussed in detail in another article) and additional baby safety locks on the doors.

• Padlocks;

This category includes all unique devices that protect cabinets, drawers, doors, windows, appliances, toilets, and more.

• Accident Safety;

Safety products for babies, including upholstery, surrounding fireplaces, appliance, and television straps, and outlet covers.

• General safety;

This broad category includes items such as sturdy door stops, as you know the little rubber caps on the ends of most door stops are a choking hazard. This category also includes items such as non-slip bath mats, bath spout covers, cable clips for blinds, boxes to hold your chemicals, and even items like window and mirror stickers to keep your child from bumping into them.

• Organic security;

just great ideas to follow. This includes things like placing the kitchen knife block out of the toddler's reach, removing crib bumpers and cell phones if necessary, keeping items that are a choking hazard in the baby away, and lowering the water heater to 120 degrees. to name a few.

This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.

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