- Changing tables
Changing table gives wonderful storage space, and it saves strain on your back because you don’t have to bend over every time you have to change the diaper of your baby. You can arrange all of your baby’s necessities in one cool space, starting with diapers to shampoos to the hairbrush and what not.
It is easily available online.M ake sure to choose one with a safety strap. Also, choose a model that has drawers and shelves that will be easily accessible to you but out of your baby’s reach.
Babies shouldn’t have loose baby nursery bedding in their cribs. This includes blankets, pillows, comforters, and stuffed animals. Instead, use a simple fitted sheet on the mattress.
About half of all crib deaths occur when infants suffocate on bedding due to blankets, pillows, and bumpers.M ake sure to skip sleep positioners, as babies can slide off and suffocate.
Your Baby’s little fingers can be nimble. They can actually be a little deft when it comes to reaching all the drawers in the house. Keeping them secure with locks will be a good way to go. Secure all medications such as vitamins & drugs in a locked drawer or cabinet that’s out of reach of your baby.
The best way to baby proof the toilet is to keep the door shut and secured at all times. A simple way to achieve this is by installing a hook-and-eye lock high up on the door out of your child’s reach.
A baby proof toilet latch is the next best way to keep your child safe. There are many different toilet locks available online to prevent your baby from opening up the toilet seat. You can have them assembled by a professional just to be safe.
- Hide the toilet brush
That toilet brush that you keep close to the toilet is just filled with bacteria. Trust me, you do not want a toilet brush anywhere near your babies mouth.
The best method of childproofing is by hiding. Hide the toilet brush away in a cabinet Or remove the toilet brush from the bathroom altogether. Cover it in a plastic bag to prevent the toilet brush from dripping when you move it.
- Utensils and Dishes
Put objects with sharp edges, such as knives, scissors, and dispensers for plastic and foil wrap, out of Baby’s reach. Secure them in a cabinet with its opening away from your baby’s reach. Or you can put lock as well.
- The Kitchen
While you’re heating food, it’s always better to stay in the kitchen without fail. According to studies, cooking was the leading cause of fire injuries in 2005. Keep a fire extinguisher and keep all your smoke alarms in working order.
- Family Rooms
Make sure your TV can’t tip. Do not place it on top of a unit, a baby may pull them out in their attempt to climb, tipping everything as a result. If you have an entertainment centre, the unit should be secured to the wall with anti-tipping hardware. If you keep the TV on a stand, push the TV far back on the stand.Double check before buying a TV stand that is designed specifically to hold a TV.
- Phone Charger
Do not put your phone on the charger and leave your toddler in your absence.
There have been cases reported about kid’s mouth been severely burnt as they were playing with chargers. This electrical burn could as easily come in a few seconds.
- Keep electrical outlets covered.
This is probably one of the simplest things you can do to do baby-proof your home.
You can either put those plastic outlet covers in which is practically zero cost or, if you don’t like the look of them, you can put in plate covers automatically close when the outlets are not in use