Article by Mark Stoten
Becoming a parent is the most exciting moment of anyones life. It completes you in many ways. At the same time it is equally terrifying and makes you nervous. You start thinking, what are you going to do for child care? Babies grow fast and with every going day you need to be more attentive towards your little one. After all no one can sacrifice their babys safety and are ready to go that extra distance to make their little one as safe as possible.Making your home a safe haven for your child is not a difficult task. You need to look around from your babys eye, what may attract him or her and is hazardous. Best way to do is to crawl across your house and pen down every possible thing on a piece of paper. After writing all the things, think of the steps to remove those hazards easily and inexpensively. And if you find yourself too busy doing this, take help of a professional. Professional can get this done in just a couple of hours. If you want to do it yourself and create a safe environment for your child, here are some safety measures you should implement in your house to safeguard your mobile baby Install child resistant covers on all the electrical outlets which are in reach of your baby. Keep all type of chemicals, medicines, pills etc out of childrens reach. This is important and most of us miss on that keep the furniture away from window. You never know what is coming inside. Shorten the electric cords. Place your potted plants out of reach, they could be toxic and can cause lot of damage. Remove all the things from reach which can be swallowed easily. Babies have the tendency to put everything in their mouth. Keep cigarettes, matches and lighters out of reach. Make sure stoves, furnaces, space heaters, fireplaces and gas appliances in your house are vented properly. Safety-proof stairs. If you have a pool, pool alarm is absolutely essential. It will go off whenever a child or pet accidentally falls into it. Keep knives, cleaning supplies and plastic bags out of reach. If stove knobs are easily accessible for children, use protective covers on them. There are many things which can be done to avoid any mishap or accident, just be attentive and alert. Child proofing your babys environment can go a long way in preventing accidents in your home. It is advisable that you concentrate on every room of your house and make your complete home a safe haven for your child.