Here are things you can do to make
your home safe for your baby:
- Close the bathroom door.
- Put gates across steps and stairs.
- Cover unused electrical outlets. Use
products that cover outlet holes.
- Keep cords from drapes and blinds and
electrical cords out of your baby’s reach.
- Put baby locks on cabinets.
- Protect your baby from furniture with sharp edges. You may be able
to move the furniture to another room. Or let her play in another
- Keep medicines where your baby can’t reach them.
- Move cleaning products from under the sink. Put them where your
baby can’t reach them.
- Keep small objects and balloons away from your baby.
You can learn more about how to make your home safe for your baby. Call
the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission at 1-800-638-2772. The
call is free.
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