Baby Safety

As a new mom is all too aware, her first job is to keep baby safe. The amount of baby safety gear that’s available is mind-boggling and the spectrum of products runs from totally essential items (outlet plugs) to entirely superfluous ones (knee pads for crawling babies). Baby safety products are important but mom should also know CPR, basic first aid, and how to childproof her home. It’s enough to send a mother haywire but don’t worry, we have you covered - our top-notch advice and answers to moms’ common safety questions will make you a baby safety pro. How can I keep baby safe in the car? What should I do to make my nursery safe? Are there any cute baby gate options? These questions and more are expertly addressed in our Q&A’s and baby safety guides.

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Top 12 Babyproofing Products

Marble coffee tables, chrome finished cabinets, spiral staircases – suddenly your favorite furniture has become the enemy. Here’ are the must-haves to make your home safe for baby.

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Drawer and Door Locks

You know to store toxic items, like oven cleaner or wasp repellent, in a high cabinet. But don’t forget the dangers down below like detergent, heavy skillets, and alcohol. Keep baby out with cabinet and drawer locks. $10, Sears.com

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