Having a baby is one of the most exciting prospects you’ll experience. Having your firstborn changes your life forever and as future parents, there’s so much that goes into being prepared for them- from picking out car seats to buying cribs! One thing not on our radar? Making sure everything at home can accommodate their needs. You will want to ensure your home is safe and secure for your new addition in life. Here are some tips on what needs attention around the house.
1. Baby proof your baby bed
As your baby becomes more comfortable with their legs, they’ll start to explore the world. They can do this by climbing over things like crib rails and gates that may be in place for safety purposes.Another thing to consider is your baby’s over-the-shoulder mobile, it could be a choking hazard once your little one learns how to stand.
2. Lock and secure windows and doors
One of the most important things you can do for your baby is to make sure they are safe and secure within their own home. By child-proofing doors, cabinets, windowsills; as well as other potential hazards like drowning or poisoning–you will have crossed off many worries from your list! As soon as your little one begins walking (or rolling) around – curiosity takes over so it’s best not only baby proof but also watch out when there may be items in places where children might reach.
3. Anchor heavy items in your house
One of the most dangerous hazards is heavy furniture, which can cause major accidents if not handled with care and caution! Anchoring your heavy household items to either walls or surfaces will help prevent any falls from happening.
4. Watch out for electricity
To avoid electrocution, you should use outlet covers to create a barrier between your curious baby and an electric socket. You can buy these at any home improvement store or drugstore for under five dollars each!
5. Gate off areas for baby safe spaces
A gate can help you child-proof your home in a few ways. For example, tension mounted gates are propped up at the top and bottom of stairs to prevent baby from falling down; adjustable ones create safe spaces where they play or sleep.
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