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Babyproofing

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How to baby proof while you're spring cleaning and keep babies safe from dangerous chemicals and cleaning products during spring cleaning
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Baby gates, safety locks, and more baby safety products you need for baby proofing your home
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Beyond the usual danger zones for babies, find out hazards even paranoid moms forget when childproofing their homes
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Small, eco-friendly changes you can make to keep a greener, healthier home for baby
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Barbecues, campfires, fireworks...why is it that so many classic summer activities involve fire? Burn-related injuries among kids have actually...
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Simple holiday safety tips for baby proofing your home, including how to decorate the Christmas tree and choose age-appropriate toys. Plus, see popular holiday foods that are also choking hazards.
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You probably know how to make bath time fun, but how about keeping the tub safe?
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Safety-proof your child's costume with these tips
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Keep your little one safe with these childproofing tips
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The latest on this potentially health-hazardous chemical found in many plastic containers
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How to keep your baby safe on the beach, at the park, and in your own backyard
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...and why it's a critical path to learning
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Why does my baby only want to touch things he shouldn't?
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Childproofing your home isn't just essential for safeguarding your baby: It's important to your own peace of mind. The safer your child's...
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When you stay at someone's house• Remind your hosts before you get there that you're bringing children. Ask them to move obvious risks  --...
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Leah McCammon was just five days shy of her first birthday when she was severely burned in her grandmother's bathtub. "My mother stepped out for just...
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Overview As your baby learns to sit, crawl, stand, and walk, she'll be exposed to exciting new experiences  -- and new dangers. She could...
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Q: I warned my friend to babyproof before our visit, but she didn't  -- and my 13-month-old cracked a vase. Do I have to pay for it?
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Your older child forgot to fasten the toilet-lid lock (again), and, sure enough, your busy baby got two steps ahead of you, lifted the lid, and...
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Warning: You have now entered the mobile baby zone. Do you recall the thrill of freedom you felt at getting your driver's license? That's how your...
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Most parents are thrilled when their baby is big enough to graduate to a real bathtub and sit in a handy seat  -- it's so much easier than...
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Say "No" to noisemakersThey fall apart easily and could become achoking hazard. Plus, all that extra racket also makes tired babiescry.Skip the party...
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Q. My friend bought her baby a walker, and she loves it. I've heard they're unsafe  -- is this true? A. Yes! I make a point of...
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For years, pediatricians have advised parents to keep syrup of ipecac on hand to induce vomiting in the event their child swallows a potentially...
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Childproof your home well before baby is mobile. First, get a baby's-eye-view of the situation. Crawl through your entire home on all fours. You'll...

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