Baby Safety Tips

We also post interesting and engaging articles on lots of helpful baby safety topics. We want this website to be a useful and dynamic resource for you. Check back often for updated blog posts that are fun to read, as well as informational!

L. Elizabeth Forry

The How and Why to Keeping Your Baby Safe

According to the CDC, over 7,000 children between the ages of 0-19 died in 2019 due to accidental injuries. What makes this data even more tragic is that, more often than not, the accidental death of a young child or infant is entirely preventable.  Drowning was the number one cause …

Melanie Pierce

The Ultimate Baby Gates Buying Guide

Important Note:Don’t assume that all baby gates are made equal. It is important to avoid any that are unstable, too short, or have potential footholds that a child could use to climb over. If a gate is not designed well, it can actually be more of a danger than a …

Deidre Parsons

How to Babyproof Electrical Outlets and Cords

We are willing to bet that no parent wants their baby or toddler to suffer an electric shock. Baby proofing electrical outlets and cords throughout the home is the best way to prevent this from happening. But where should you start?You are bombarded with opinions and information the second you bring …

Dara Brewton Schweitzer

Baby-Proofing Your Home: Interior and Exterior Doors

As any parent will tell you, safety is one of the most critical issues — especially with the level of curiosity a baby or small child has!Safety risks can be found in each and every corner of your home, but some of the places that are notorious for pinching those …

L. Elizabeth Forry

Baby Proofing Your Windows To Keep Your Little Ones Safe

Is the explorative nature of your little one making it tough to baby-proof your home? Do you feel like you need four sets of eyes just to keep them in your line of sight?As a parent, worry can seem like a full-time job, but it doesn’t have to, momma. Take …

L. Elizabeth Forry

How to Best Baby Proof Your Cabinets and Drawers

Babyproofing your cabinets and drawers is a must when you have a little one on the way.We use our cabinets to store many harmful and potentially deadly items if children ingest them, so keeping them secured and locked is a must. When you are expecting a baby, having a child that …

Stefanie Miller

Should You Let Your Baby Sleep in Their Car Seat?

When babies are very young, they sleep for the majority of the day so they will nap frequently regardless of where you are or what you are doing. This is why it is common for babies to fall asleep in their car seats when they go on a slightly longer …

L. Elizabeth Forry

20-plus Top Tips to Baby-Proof Your Fireplace

Nothing feels better than a warm and real fire in the fall or wintertime, but if you have a baby or small child, fireplaces can be dangerous. According to Safe Kids Worldwide, in 2018, over 90,000 kids visited the emergency, over 7,000 children were hospitalized, and 320 children died from fire …

L. Elizabeth Forry

Top Tips for Baby-proofing the Bedroom

You’re about to be a parent, congratulations! Bringing a baby home is one of the most exciting things new parents experience! Along with all the excitement, though also comes worry. Many hidden dangers face a baby, and as parents, our job is to protect them. Even before our babies are born, we …