Baby proofing your home is essential. Once you bring baby home it becomes apparent that there are many dangers lurking in every room of the home.
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Calm down mom! You are not alone. Certainly the still little bundle of joy that is now crawling and pulling up on everything is driving you nuts; but there are so many solutions to choose from that you don’t have to worry! While baby is sleeping take some time to check on line for superior child proofed products that are designed to solve your problems.
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If you are looking to improve the safety of your home and have child proofed every inch of it there is a good chance that you have forgotten a few of the essentials that left untended to can cause large problems for your baby. First, is the water heater!
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Based on pediatric injury reports there are obviously some basics of a baby proofing that are lacking in a nursery. There are some things every parent must know and some new inventions that will enable your nursery to be as safe as possible.
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All babies love to play in the cabinets. Unfortunately, heavy pans, glass pots and other things stored there like cleaning supplies, sponges, insect killer and Brillo pads and sponges can cause serious illness or even death for a baby.
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You must have baby proof gates in your home especially if you have stairs, dangerous garage areas or rooms that are filled with chemicals, breakables or other dangerous items.

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As your child is growing and learning about his new world, you will you have to relearn about many of the things in and around your home that can be dangerous. It may seem overwhelming at first to have to address all the issues related to baby proofing. The truth is that it doesn’t have to be difficult. The trick is babyproof as you go and as soon as you notice a new hazard or your baby becomes more mobile be sure to add products or change your proofing measures to suit.

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You need to think about baby proofing before baby comes home from the hospital. Get down to baby’s level and see how baby sees things. Make changes by keeping a child proofing checklist of all things you see that need to be changed. Go around each different room in order to see what dangers exist in each room. Look especially at things that are hot, toxic, very small, dangling or otherwise dangerous.

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It’s a joy to have a newborn baby but it is also a huge responsibility for new parents. As parents, there are precautions you need to take that can keep the baby safe during its formative years, when it is growing and developing. When you are thinking of baby proofing your home, you need to get down to baby’s level and think of those things that can be dangerous or hazardous to your baby.

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When the baby reaches about six months, he or she begins to crawl which makes baby proofing all that much more important. Babies can also roll around and can get into items that they couldn’t get into before. Some things common to baby care, however, are not as safe as you think they should be and they themselves can be dangerous. Let’s take a look at those things that are used for baby care but that aren’t really as safe as you think they should be. You might be surprised.

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Most professional baby proofers offer a free consultation in your home that includes a very comprehensive and skilled walk through. Consulting with them is normally free especially since they are hoping that you will use their services.
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You are probably thinking that a child proof door knob is not really necessary; but the truth is that doors leading outside, to pool areas, to closets or pantries, the garage and bathroom should be secure so a baby can’t wander through them. Using door knob covers is an easy and quick fix to make sure that the doors are secure.
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The bare facts show that water is deadly for babies. Even an inch of water or a half full cup of water can cause a choking or drowning risk. Even if you don’t have a pool; water in and around the home can be fatal! Installing toilet locks, never leaving the bathtub full of water, emptying out buckets, cups or glasses and never leaving a baby unattended during bath time are essential not just to safety; but to your baby’s life!
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The key to child proofing starts with parents who are aware of the common and little know dangers. One way to baby proof a home is to get down on your hands and knees and see things from your crawling baby’s level. This way you will notice all the hanging cords, tablecloths, hidden outlets, choking hazards and other interesting household items that your baby sees.
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Many parents look over the crib when they are baby proofing a nursery! Unfortunately, since they spend so much time there as babies it is vital to their safety to make sure that it is absolutely safe! All of those cute comforters, stuffed animals and fluffy pillows and decorative items can be deadly and should not be in the crib when your baby is there.
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Perhaps baby proofing is effortlessly; but there are two simple tricks that can make the chore easier! First, try to do it a little at a time based on your child’s needs. Remain aware of the new abilities and skills your baby is learning and put proper methods in place to protect them.
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Each year thousands of children get hurt playing in vehicles. This is not a good place for a baby to play! There are things that you can do to make sure that your car is safe while riding in it or otherwise! First, although it may seem unreal to you – many children get run over in their own driveway by their own parents! Check twice, three times and install mirrors on the garage and on the rear of your car that make sure you can see the path behind your vehicle.
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Most parent do some sort of baby proofing throughout their house. Unfortunately, a child proof house doesn’t really exist! Sure, there are products that can make things easier and safer for your child; but without constant, safe and responsible supervision your house is as dangerous as one that has no safety methods in place! A small ball of fuzz, a knife lying on a table, a gun or even small pills can be deadly to a child!
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Baby’s can get into everything and anything. It doesn’t matter if they are just crawling or toddling around; they find much excitement in opening and closing doors. Chances are the doors to the bathroom, pantry, garage or basement need to be taken off the list of ‘fun’ doors to play with. But how do you go about making these dangerous gateways safe? By following the secrets to a baby proof door!
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Essentially baby proof safety means that everything that can put your child in harms way is eliminated. So many parents use guidelines to baby proof and forget one key element to their tactics that winds up getting their child hurt.

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There is overwhelming evidence to support the fact that a well equipped, prepared and baby proofed home can avoid a plethora of life threatening situations for your child. Baby proofing the house is just one of the ways that a parent takes care of a child.
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Are you left wondering what’s next? Is your baby constantly finding everything that they shouldn’t and putting it in their mouth or getting hurt? If so you are in desperate need of a baby proof home! This will not only help you; but it will also keep your baby safe and teach them limits and boundaries in their environment.

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Every store nowadays seems to carry baby proofing products that are supposed to help parents keep their children safe. You can find them online, in catalogs and at home improvement stores across the country. But how do you choose and which ones do you really need? Much of that depends on the layout of your home, your lifestyle and your preference; but there are a few no homes with children should go without!
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Hard to believe that the doors in your home can be dangerous to children. But since they are you should know that there are several varieties of baby proof door knobs available that are certain to fit every door in your home. These act as a perfect remedy to keeping kids out of closets, from opening basement, garage or patio doors and from being able to open other doors that lead to rooms in the house.
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The first thing that you need to do when you baby proof your home is take a comprehensive tour of your home with a detailed checklist of things to look for. You should look up high and down low and think of everything in your home as eventually being used as a piece of playground equipment or food item.
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Modern times have meant that there is a broader selection of baby proof gates available to fit every type of room for every type of home across the board. Yet many parents make some common mistakes that make the gates useless or more dangerous.
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A 5 gallon bucket left over from mopping poses a serious drowning risk to your child. The same is true for the toilet, pots of water and especially the bath tub. Baby’s can easily pull up and topple head first into these bodies of water where they become entrapped and drown.
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Sometimes it is not enough to just install every baby safety gadget you can find. It is also important to change certain household habits like leaving trash out, the toilet lid up and medicines waiting on the countertops. By baby proofing plus keeping in mind safety measures you will be able to effectively combine the best of both worlds and ensure safety for your child!
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Once the pool is finally in the backyard, parents begin to worry excessively about safety; especially when there are babies in the home. Parents everywhere ask “how can I baby proof my pool?” The truth is there are thousands of baby proofing products designed with the pool in mind.
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The romantic flame and ambience created by a fireplace make it a worthwhile investment in the home. Then you have a baby! Baby proofing a fireplace is a twofold procedure. Not only do you have to protect your family when the embers are lit; but you also have to protect them from the hard surfaces that can easily cause a serious injury to your baby’s head!
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It is wise to choose products for baby proofing that are approved by the JPMA. They place a stamp of approval on all products that they have tested which ensure that they not only work but that they are safe to use around children as well.
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The outlets are covered. The stroller is brand new and the crib and car seat are the best on the market. You have knob covers on the stove and a stranger can’t use the bathroom, turn on a light, open a door or cabinet or sneak out the back door without being caught in the trap of baby safety products! You certainly have thought of everything! Or have you? Baby proofing the home is often about thinking what will save you from the unthinkable.
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A baby proofing directory can be a fast access resource for parents wanting to learn everything they can about effective ways to baby proof. They can lead you to stores that sell the items you need, offer tips and even provide professionals should you find it necessary to hire one.
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Whether you have a baby on the way or a new one in the home; there are some tips to making the task of baby proofing a tad easier. You should first and foremost research the latest and greatest gadgets and uses for products then make a list of those that you feel would be instrumental in your home.
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Every parent wants to make sure their baby is safe. Unfortunately, there are a lot of parents who do not realize that the bulk of the most serious injuries to children occur right in their own home. Baby proofing is much more than just locking up doors, drawers and cabinets; it is changing the way you think, plan and see the environment your baby lives in.
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Chances are that long before your baby came home from the hospital you began to baby proof your home! Installing locks on cabinets and drawers, using safety gates, covering outlets, removing electrical cords and making sure that heavy furniture like the stove and entertainment centers are bolted to the wall are great places to start.
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It is said that doors are the openings to opportunity. Although that can be a good thing; when you are trying to baby proof a home; doors often lead to hazardous places and lurking dangers! Not only can they pinch fingers and toes, be inadvertently locked or be easily slammed, shut and swung upon – they can also be a difficult aspect of baby proofing your home. Good news is that there are easy ways to ensure that you have baby proof doors in your home!
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Emergency rooms across the world are filled every day with children who have been injured by something in their own home or yard. Often, these children were able to circumvent baby proofing safety measures to get to toxins or unsafe areas in the home. One of the easiest and most effective ways to baby proof your home is to get down on your hands and knees or toddler’s level and take a tour of your interior.
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Kids change everything! The good news is that the latest technology and research has made the task of baby proofing your home much easier. One of the best new inventions is the two-way baby monitor which allows you to hear, see and talk back to your baby whether you are in the kitchen or in your own bedroom!
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Let’s face it, parents can be in two places at once and if you have multiple children it can be hard to always maintain eye to eye supervisions. A Baby proof house can come to the rescue of tired, overwhelmed parents. All it takes is a little know-how and some time at a baby superstore or online seller to find everything you really need to have a baby proof house. (Minus the stains & spills)
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The daunting task of home baby proofing can seem like an insurmountable chore; especially if you already have a baby in your home! The best thing to do is to take it one room at a time and buy plenty of spring rod safety gates to quarantine those rooms that you have not yet tackled!
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The car? Really? The truth is auto accidents are one of the leading causes to death in infants, babies and toddlers! Many parents use car seats and restraints however using them improperly actually puts a child at more risk. There are a few simple rules that every family should follow on how to baby proof your car!

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Suddenly you are on your way to your first vacation since your baby was born. The thought of a hotel, with room service and the beach makes you all warm and fuzzy inside. But wait! On the way you realize that this new environment will be filled with thousands of hazards and dangers which will have you paranoid and constantly worried about your baby being safe?
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When we have children there are a lot of “supposed to’s” in life! Some are important while others are just part of keeping up with the Jones’s. Baby proofing is not one of those latter things. There are real, warranted and proven reasons to baby proof your home sooner rather than later!
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Babies get increasingly prone to injury as they become more mobile. While it’s not possible to protect your child from every possible injury, there are things you can do to minimize the risk of serious injury to your child. Parents of new babies need to recognize that things they’ve previously taken for granted are now possible child safety hazards and can be dangerous for the child.
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It is up to the parent to create a safe and happy environment for your baby or toddler. Baby proofing is not an easy task but must be done before the baby is mobile—even if the baby is just scooting around. While there are professional baby proofers, it is something you can do at home by yourself by paying attention to the tips give below. You need to buy some specialized products but the end result is worth it. It all begins by getting down on your hands and knees and seeing the world through baby’s eyes.
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Toddlers can open windows and fall out so you should put in window wedges that prevent a large opening in a window. Screens are not protective against babies and toddlers so don’t count on them. Remove or put up any blind or curtain cords that can strangulate baby. They make window coverings without cords, too, which might be the best option.

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Babies are wonderful but you need to protect them as much as possible. This means taking the time to get down on the floor and look around to see what baby can possibly get into. Do this before the baby is born so you are well prepared when baby starts to move around. Look around each room and examine it for anything sharp, hot, small, toxic or dangling. These are the things you want to pay attention to:
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You need to protect your baby as soon as it comes home. Just a bit of handy information can make the difference between a happy child and an injured one. Let’s look room by room to determine which are the best ways to keep your baby safe.
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Here is a basic baby proofing checklist that will surely help you keep you home safe for your little one, remember even one baby safety tip can make the difference and save your child from a serious injury !
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