Checklist For Baby Proofing

//Checklist For Baby Proofing

It is important that we keep our newborns safe. Baby proofing is one of the best techniques for doing that. Use this checklist to get started on baby proofing.

Nursery

  • Slats: Check for any slats on baby’s crib
  • Secure Slats: Make sure that all slats are secure.
  • Mattress: Check the baby mattress for discomfort.
  • Spacious: Remove stuffed animals and leave enough room in the crib.
  • Distance: Get safe distance between crib, windows, electrical outlets, lamps, etc.
  • Baby’s Pacifier: Keep the pacifier in good working condition.
  • Strong Crib: Make sure the baby’s crib is extremely sturdy
  • Have a firm and flat mattress in the crib
  • Cover the outlets

Bathroom

  • Safe Storage: Store medicines/ cleaning products locked away from children’s reach.
  • Ideal Bath: Check bath water for ideal temperatures (use a thermometer).
  • Attend to the Child Always: Always have your kids around you/ never leave the child alone in a bathtub.
  • Electrical Outlets: Cover up all electrical outlets.
  • Toilets: Make sure all toilet seats have a latch.
  • Floor: Keep all floors dry to prevent slipping. Don’t leave water lying around.

Kitchen

  • Electrical Outlets: Cover up all electrical outlets.
  • Floor: Keep all floors dry to prevent slipping. Don’t leave water lying around.
  • Cooking Pots: Keep pot handles at safe distances (turn them to the back of the stove even when not cooking).

Other Living Areas

  • Smoke detectors: Install carbon dioxide detectors
  • Safety gates: Regulate the baby’s movements.
  • Small objects: Keep away small swallow-able objects.
  • Check toys: Check toys conditions and toys sturdiness.
  • Baby’s clothing: Get safe cloths

With these tips, your little one should be safe. Share this lovely checklist to help other new mothers to be too.

By |2019-04-03T06:55:41+00:00December 20th, 2018|Kids|0 Comments

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