Baby Safety Checklist - Protecting Your Baby
When bringing home your new baby, there are so many things to do in order to get ready. Making your home a safe haven for your new little one is one of the most important things you will do to get ready. Each room contains its own set of dangers. Below is a baby safety checklist to ensure that every room in your house is baby friendly.
General Safety Tips:
___ Place child-resistant covers on all electrical outlets.
Protect your kids rooms:
___ Ensure that your crib meets national safety standards.
Keep the bathroom safe:
___ Put a lock on the medicine cabinet.
For the Kitchen:
___ Keep all knives, cleaning supplies, and plastic bags out of children's reach.
In the Yard:
___ Store tools, garden, lawn-equipment, and supplies in a locked closet or shed.
This list is a general guide. For more in-depth information go to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission at www.cpsc.gov.
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