Your baby will be mobile before you know it, so it’s wise to prepare now. Jay Berkelhamer, M.D., senior vice president of medical affairs at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, offers the following checklist to keep your home danger-free:
- Cover electrical cords and outlets
- Keep cleaners, chemicals, and medicines locked up
- Remove furniture with sharp edges
- Put latches on cabinets
- Position gates in front of staircases.