Bringing home a baby is an exciting time but it can be challenging to make your house safe for the newest and most curious member of your family. In this video, Robin Wilcox from Safe Kids Worldwide discusses a few easy tips on making sure your house is safe for your children. Robin focuses on the kitchen and bathroom, as those are locations where kids can get into the most trouble. Make sure to put protective padding on sharp corners throughout the house and a safety gate at the top and bottom of the stairs.
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