Having your baby at the table can be exciting. Dinner time can also be a time when many babies get into trouble. It is important to check the stability of your high chair and ensure that it is propped out all the way.

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If there were only 3 items that you could purchase for your home to ensure your babies safety which would you choose? That is a difficult question and the answer and the right answer is one that you might not expect. The most important piece of childproofing equipment is a fire detector and smoke alarm. Fire can literally destroy a home and take lives with it.

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Moms that know; trust Evenflo products! Evenflo makes everything from bottles to car seats for your baby and they do so with cost and quality in mind. In a recent test it was shown that the Evenflo Car seats were just as effective at preventing injury as seats that cost twice or three times as much!

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Parents know that just about everything in baby’s site ends up being a toy and eventually in their mouth. Although handing a baby a set of keys or a purse to play in order to pass time is effective it can be dangerous. Purses are especially dangerous and often contain things like cigarettes, coins, marbles, scissors, and pills.

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If you are planning to stay in a hotel for a while to enjoy a summer getaway or vacation you can take your childproofing know how with you and not have to invest in any specific baby safety products. Another thing is to consider asking the hotel if they have any child safe rooms, cribs or other items that you can use while you stay to make the room more enjoyable!
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Little ones love the outdoors. There is nothing like a breath of fresh air to breathe new life into a cranky child. You might think that it is impossible to child proof the great outdoors; but the truth is it is important and possible to keep your outdoor areas baby safe .
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Perhaps there is no such thing as safety furniture. But there are childproofing methods that are there to help make common places like your living room safer. Furniture is normally heavy and bulky and at some point your child will try to climb it. Will it tip over on them and where will it land? Baby proofing stores or aisles sell L-Brackets specifically designed to affix heavy pieces of furniture to the walls so that they won’t fall over when climbed upon.
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There are so many baby safety products in the market that you sometimes wonder the extent to which you should go in making your home a safe haven. The fact is that you can never be too safe when it comes to the safety of your child and therefore each and every baby safety product should be considered. This is not to say that you will need to buy each one of the baby safety products that have been developed but to ensure that you have thought through your specific requirements with the product in mind.
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Kitchens are among the most unsafe places for your baby to be hanging around in. Babies are very curious and can get into things they really shouldn’t be in. It is up to the parent to watch children vigilantly during cooking and preparing food so nothing bad happens to the baby.

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It is almost ironic that so many people who go to great lengths to baby proof a home; will place a child in a stroller, high chair or other piece of baby gear without even thinking about using the baby safety harness. Chances are they are made that way for a reason.
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Let’s face it! As a parent you will not be able to be there for everything. But you can start out your child’s life with an awareness and respect for things in life that are dangerous. This can blossom into a life of being careful and learning how to use things around the house without risk of injury!
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Most places have laws in place which force you to put a fence around your pool. This can keep a wandering and curious neighborhood child from accidentally falling in; and you becoming liable. But when you have babies in the house, childproofing a pool area should take imminent precedence.
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Part of childproofing 101 is to think about danger before it happens. Just because Grandma hand knitted a beautiful baby blanket for you does not mean that you have to actually use it. Truth is you should purchase baby safety covers that are flame retardant and that don’t have holes or fuzzy fabrics that can cause danger.

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Yes, you have heard it before but you will hear it again! The one thing no baby can be without; regardless of how much childproofing you have done is supervision! But there are also a few other things that parents need to do to ensure their child is safe always! First of all, being responsible.

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Moms who have been there will tell you that there are certain things they wouldn’t live without! Childproofing a home can be made easier if you follow some tried and true advice from people who live it every day of the year. Here is a short list of baby safety items that seasoned moms would not want to be without!

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The jogging stroller may look fancy and great. It is lightweight, folds up well and is considered super safe! But, how often do you jog and when you do will you have your baby along with you? It is important to act on common sense and not impulse when looking for and purchasing baby safety gear.

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When you spent all that time redoing the nursery; were you extra cautious when it came to purchasing and setting up the crib? Even so; I imagine that if you walked into the nursery right now there would be something plush; either a pillow, comforter, bumper pad or stuffed animal that potentially could threaten your childs life.
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Childproofing 101 begins in the nursery! Buying the bed for your child should be done with a lot of thought and careful consideration paying attention to the rules! First; buy a new child safety bed that meets all the current requirements. Second, if any pieces are missing call the manufacturer and get replacements rather than try to rig it yourself. Third, pick the mattress with much care!

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The nursery will be the first room your child spends a lot of time. It is vital to take the time and make sure that every nook and cranny is safe and secure. Down the road when your baby is a toddler; this extra attention will really pay off.

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Thousands of parents make the same mistake. They take every vital step to ensure their child is safe but use a hand me down car seat or one that has been altered from its original condition. Not a good idea! It is better to purchase a new car seat and install it according to the package directions! Fill out the recall card and make sure you check the manufacturer’s website periodically! child safety seats, safety and supervision are keys to keeping your baby safe!

Is Your Baby Car Seat Safety Tested?

Many car seats these days are put through some pretty stringent fake accidents to see how well they fare. Before you purchase a seat, do a little online research and see which ones seemed to protect your baby the most. Beyond buying a quality seat, make sure that your baby is always in the back seat and that they are always buckled.

Even though the harness may seem tight; remember that no more than one finger should fit between the belts and your baby. It is better to remove heavy clothing and cover them with a blanket than try to fit it under the buckles. Child proofing a car is impossible; but by placing your baby in a car seat you are ensuring that their risks of death or injury are greatly reduced. Never leave home without it!


If you stood in the lobby of your local emergency room you would no doubt see that every day kids visit this unpleasant place because of injuries they sustain in the home. Did you know that more kids are hurt in the home than in school every day of the week! Now that is something to think about.
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As a new mom it is normal to worry about everything. But it is also very important that you take the time to get enough rest yourself so you will be equipped to care for your child. This is where a baby safety monitor can help you relax!
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You make sure your baby has enough to eat, warm clothes to wear, a comfortable bed to sleep in and security in life. You may think that this is your priority; but the truth is that a parent must always prepare for the worst and begin childproofing their home thinking that the worst really might happen some day.
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