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Baby Proofing Tips for Christmas

Child Proofing Tips for Christmas Enjoying Christmas through your kid’s eyes is one of the greatest joys of the season. If you have a curious child in your house, Christmas trimmings become ten times more complicated. Keep the viewpoint of your little one in mind while decorating for Christmas. It will help you to avoid unintentional hazards. In this blog we have discussed about some Christmas baby proofing tips to prevent your house from accidents.<?p> Replace glass ornaments with resistant ones Try to use unbreakable ornaments for the decoration of Christmas tree instead of glass ornaments. When a glass ornaments breaks it spreads into millions of pieces and it is impossible to find each and every piece. If you are using glass ornaments then you should keep them at the top of the tree to keep them away from kids reach. Secure your tree well Use extra tie down to Christmas tree to make it baby safe to prevent from tip over hazards. You can also use bricks or other heavy material to weigh down your tree stand. If you are using artificial Christmas tree than make sure that it is fire rated and if you opt for a real one, make sure that it is fresh. Wires should be Dangerous Kids are mostly attracted towards wires. To block kids to access wires, cover them with wire covers or minimize the strands hanging all around the house. Replace Decoration Hooks with Ribbons If you are using resistant stuffs for decoration, you have to hang them. Avoid using the hooks as they can pose a serious choking risk. In place of hooks, you can use ribbons to prevent risks. Use outlet covers and never leave baby […]

By |December 1st, 2019|Info, Safe Home, Safety|0 Comments

Baby Safety Tips For Winter

Baby Safety Tips For Winter Winters are the vacation time for kids. The cool temperature invites them outside for fun as they get a break from regular routines and with lack of discipline they consume a lot of junk food which causes infections. During winters, make sure your kids have enough protection against infections like flu, cold, etc. these are some common health issues. Here are some tips that can help you to prevent infections and your child can enjoy the winter without visiting any doctor. Keep the System Hydrated In winters, kids tend to drink less water because of low temperature. Winter is a dry season so it is important for us to be adequately hydrated. To keep their skin hydrated you should make sure that they drink enough water. Try to give those fruits and fruit juice at room temperature. They would not cause any cold when they are consumed at room temperature. Change the Regular Bathing Bar The regular bathing soap can make skin drier. Instead of regular soaps, you can choose some milder soaps that can’t harm to your skin. Massage Regularly with Body Oil Kids have very soft skin that can be badly affected by the chilling winter winds. To protect the skin of kids you have to massage them with oils like olive oil or coconut oil which are enriched with fatty acids and vitamin E. After applying these you can rub it softly so that skin can soak it. Reduce Bath Time Make sure that kids take a bath in lukewarm water. Hot water can rob the natural moisture from the skin. As per expert’s recommendation make your kids bath routine at night time throughout the winter. It […]

By |November 10th, 2019|Info, Safe Home, Safety|0 Comments

Baby Safety Outside of the House

Baby Safety Outside of the House Nowadays, everyone spends a lot of time on baby-proofing their homes but it is more important to be aware of the dangers of the places outside your home where babies will visit like your own yard or pools, etc. It is very important and the very first step to be aware of the outdoor dangers before taking your kids outside the home. Here are a few suggestions to take care while you are taking your kid outside: Kids in Playgrounds You have to take care of many things when babies are playing outside the home. Playground must be clean. The play area must be free from broken glasses, dog droppings or trash. However, you have to make sure that these items are not in play area or your own yard. Use of Sunscreen Avoid going outside with kids between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. or try to stay in the shaded area when you are outside to prevent them from sunburn or deadly skin cancer or rashes. Use sunscreen lotion for UVA and UVB protection, with SPF with at least 15 or higher is even better.  For babies younger than 6 months, use a small amount of sunscreen for exposed surface of their skin. Before going outside, apply sunscreen at least 30 min before and re-apply it after every 2 hours. Don’t Let Baby Eat Plants Sometimes babies try to put the plants around them into their mouth. When you let them play in ground or yard of your own home make sure that you watch your baby carefully. Some of the plants in your backyard or play area can be poisonous and even deadly if absorbed. Nobody wants […]

By |September 18th, 2019|Info, Safe Home, Safety|0 Comments

Childproof your Kitchen for Baby Safety

Childproof your Kitchen for Baby Safety Kitchen is the heart of any home and families spend most of their time in kitchen but it should not be off limit. Unlike other parts of house it should be dangerous for kids. But to childproof a kitchen is a very difficult task for everyone because a lot of dangers wait in the average kitchen. So it is important to childproof them properly. When kids start crawling, its parent’s responsibility to keep the kitchen baby proof. Parents have to adjust kitchen habits to provide safety for kids. Avoid things hanging over the edge of cabinets- Kids take interest to drop hanging things down like pan handles, electrical cords, Towels or anything else which results to tip off cabinets over kids. Don’t put hot beverages in kid’s reach- Always remember where you leave hot beverages. It should not be in kids reach resulting in serious scalding. Avoid to carry your kid in one arm while a hot drink in the other. It is also very dangerous. Put sharp things in cabinet after their use- Sharp knives or breakable objects like glasses can harm kids to the serious injuries. So after their use put these objects to cabinets as soon as you have finished their use. Unplug electrical appliances after their use- Unplug Electrical appliances like toaster or blender and put them away as soon as you are finished worth. In addition to this, you can also purchase some safety devices to childproof you kitchen properly: Child Locks on Cabinets All the dangerous thing like sharp knives or toxic chemical like detergents, pesticides, cleaning products are stored in the cabinets which can cause the serious injuries. So it important to […]

By |August 30th, 2019|Info, Safe Home, Safety|0 Comments

Furniture Straps For Baby proofing Your House

Furniture Straps For Baby proofing Your House Most of the parent’s talk about the baby safety gears like safety gates, electric outlets, locks and latches for cabinets and drawers etc. But they may not know the dangers of furniture, couch or appliance, TV, etc. that can tip over onto kids and cause serious injuries or death. As per a report of, The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in every two weeks a child dies because of heavy furniture tipping over them. On average 38,000 people are treated in emergency rooms with the tip over injuries related to heavy furniture or TVs. Two third of these injuries involved children younger than five. CPSC started a national public education campaign- “Anchor It!” to prevent children from serious or killing injuries with furniture and TV tip-over. This campaign is aimed to spread knowledge about tipping furniture and TVs to reduce the number of deaths and injuries. Here are some Tips to Prevent Furniture Tip-Over Purchase furniture safety straps You can purchase good quality safety straps to secure the furniture to walls. Not all devices are created equally. Avoid plastic cable ties that might have come with furniture. Plastic can break or degrade after some time and is not suitable for holding heavy furniture. We highly recommended you angle braces (L brackets) that work well for furniture. Use Two straps For Furniture: At least use two safety straps for each piece of furniture. Heavy furniture may need additional straps. For taller furniture firstly anchor the top piece to the base of the wall studs. Fix into solid wood- Make sure that straps are fixed properly into solid woods on the back or top of the furniture. Some furniture […]

By |August 25th, 2019|Info, Safe Home, Safety|0 Comments

Best Recommendations To Baby Proof Your Home

Best Recommendations To Baby Proof Your Home Kids always find the way to do make anything dangerous. Baby proofing your home is the best way to avoid dangerous injuries. Now it is a challenging question that what to childproof in your home or what not to, but the main goal is to keep your family safe. Stair is the place in a house where most of the falls occurs. According to “Centers for Disease Control and Prevention” (CDC), in the United States almost 8,000 are treated in emergency room everyday with fall-related injuries and up to 2.9 million injuries over a year. Luckily, it is easy and simple to baby proof the stairs. There are a lot of options for railings, but it is very difficult to select the products that actually match the style of your home without the supervision of experts. It is important to choose railing properly to child proof the balconies or stairs of your home to avoid baby falls. In vertical ladder railing, if the gap is wider than 4 inches, then a baby can wedge in the railings and suffocates. If railing has horizontal bars kids use them to climb up and fall due to slip. To prevent these type of hazards you should cover the railing with various options like a clear plastic sheet, plastic garden fence, or with the sheet of Plexiglas. Among all these, Plexiglas is the best solution for making stairs or balconies railing safe. It doesn’t affect the looks of the balcony as it is transparent and also gives the greater protection than others. Measure both the height and length of the railing and buy the sheets of Plexiglas that fits into it. It […]

By |August 22nd, 2019|Info, Safe Home, Safety|0 Comments

Water Safety Tips for Kids

Water Safety Tips for Kids Summertime is the best time of the year for outdoors and swimming is the best pass time of the summer. It’s the time to buy some bathing suits, new floaties for a pool or beach umbrella. With all this, also think about the safety of your kids that how much you prepared your kids for pool or beach? Water can be dangerous for kids. Association director of the Injury Prevention and Research Center stated that drowning in pools is the main cause of death for one to four years old kids while five years or older are more likely to drown in natural water resources like rivers, ponds etc. Here are some water safety tips to make sure that your little one is safe in the water. Watch out your child near the Water It is important to keep eyes on kids when they are near the water. One can easily get distracted. It is important to make sure that kids are getting your full attention when they are in the pool that means not talking on phones for too long or trying to take a perfect selfie. There is nothing more important than your child. Use of sunscreen It is important to use the sunscreen or wear sunblock, especially for kids. The sun’s ultraviolet rays are powerful and sometimes causes skin cancer. Baby skin is soft and can be affected by ultraviolet to cause serious diseases. So it is important to take care of skin and use sunscreen. Floaties and life vests Make sure you have floaties on your kids and talk to your kids about their uses. Sometimes if they accidently fall in water these life vests prevent […]

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