Is Your Home A Safe Place for your Kid ?

Home is a place where the child finds love, care, comfort and feels safe. But it is also a place where kids can hurt themselves. No matter how much you try to keep your buttercup wrapped in cotton wool, you can’t avoid those minor scrapes and bruises that come along with the journey of growing up. Often, we overlook the factors that may result in serious accidents and injuries to kids. Thus, proper safety measures and adequate childproofing steps are a mandate to make your home a more secure place for your little one. And even when you think you have done a meticulous job of toddler-proofing, chances are that you have missed out on something. So, ponder, is your home is a safe place for your kid? Well, below is a list of common injuries that you need to pay special attention to when you childproof your home: 1) Falls Every time your toddler tumbles over the bed, couch, high chair, or the crib, your heart skips a beat, doesn’t it? Did you know more than one-third of the injuries in infants and toddlers occur due to falling at home? Slippery floors in bathrooms, the uncovered toilet seat, slippery doormats, unguarded windows, balconies, staircases are a few places that pose serious threats to your kid. What should you do? Do not leave your kid alone on the bed, either when she is asleep or when awake. If at all you have some urgent work to be done when your kid is asleep, make sure that you constantly keep an eye on her while doing it. Always make it a...