The moment your baby becomes mobile, playtime and sleep takes a whole new dimension all around. From toys to their favorite Totoro costume or other clothes- you will everything scattered at your home. Here is how you can keep your little mover and shaker secure.
At first, try to block the access of your baby to all the risky areas at your home. You can use adding the temporary gate at the top and bottom of the staircases, grills in front of fireplaces or even around the delicate yet dangerous electronics like computers or more. Try to install window guards or you can also put the adults-only locks on the places like cabinets or drawers, pad harp corner or even on the plug of the electrical.
Secondly, try to move all the fragile items like indoor plants, glass vases or more out of your baby’s reach or keep them behind the locked doors. Fix all the heavy furniture like dressers, TV cabinet or bookshelves, so that your baby cannot put them down while playing. Always keep your electrical cords stashed safely. Keep your place tidy; keep toys, totoro costume, and other clothes neatly and away from your baby’s reach.
Always be alert! Keeping you with best preventive efforts that are not enough sometimes for clever babies- so in case, safety gate or latch does not seem to work. Well, they always try to keep your baby in front of you. You can be more vigilant especially while working in a kitchen or in a bathroom. If you have to leave you kiddo alone then plop them in their crib or in the play yard.
Always avoid dangers like medications, toxic chemicals or beauty products out of your baby’s sight. Do not use any of these things while your baby is around- try to save them from his nap or a time or if there is any other adult to supervise your kid around.
Always try to teach your baby that some areas or things in your home are off-limits and are not safe to use.