Babies are growing very fast and by the time they start moving around, you as the parent you will be too busy chasing them around, and you will not have any time to even think of child-proofing your home for their safety. It is vital that you do it in advance so that you do not get caught up. When they are infants this will not matter a lot, because they will not be moving around, but soon enough they will start crawling and start getting curious on things, and sooner than you think they will be up and running around and so you have to view your home from this point of view so that you can take the necessary precautionary measures.
To have some peace of mind when your baby starts to walk and crawl Child-Proofing your home to avoid many hazards. Take some of the measures highlighted below so that you can keep your baby safe. Start by Child-Proofing your bathroom. When the baby is young you spend most of the time together, but when they start walking this is a different story as they will walk on their own learn to discover new things. Put non-slip mats on the bathroom floor to prevent your baby from falling and also, you can also protect the taps by putting the tap protectors as an extra precaution.
All the unsafe things should be kept away from kids reach. As the kids start walking and crawling they pick anything that they can put their little hands around and put in the mouth and so you have to be careful about what you put at the kids reach. Keep all the medicines, toiletries that can be toxic and mothballs away from your kids. All the items that can be pulled or fall over your kids have to be kept away. Items like ironing boards should be folded and kept away from the baby so that they do not fall on them.
Your kids will not be able to understand the dangers associated with the wires and the cables and these can be the worst culprits of these hazards and so ensure that you hide them away from the kids. Hide all the cables and adaptors that are not in use. The locks and catches can be put everywhere starting from the cupboard doors, washing machines and everywhere where your kids can open and explore so that you can protect them.
Be watchful as the kids grow the windows can be a hazard for your kids especially if you reside on the upper floors and so secure your windows so that they will not be tempted to peep through. As the kids grow older, they will learn to climb, and if the windows are not well secured and the kids find it easier to open, they can open and crawl out of the window and then from hearing only God knows what can happen next.