Room-by-Room Safety

All children are naturally adventurous and inquisitive, and it is all too easy to underestimate the dangers your child may face when she becomes mobile. Common household items can be dangerous to children. However, many of the accidents children have at home can been avoided with a little forethought.

General tips

Stair gates

Put a gate across the kitchen doorway so your child can see you but won’t be under your feet while you are cooking. Put one at the bottom of the stairs, too.

  • Buy all medicines in childproof bottles, and always keep them out of the reach of your child in a locked medicine cabinet. Ask your pharmacist ...

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