If you are keeping your baby alone with your parents or the nanny, when you are away from home then you should definitely make sure that you baby is absolutely safe. You must have heard that some of the most dangerous accidents actually take place at home. If you are not alert or careful then your baby can also get admitted to a hospital after suffering an injury.
Look Around for Safety
The most appropriate manner of ensuring your baby’s safety is to crawl around your home and search for things that can harm your baby. Yes you have to literally get down on all your fours. Look at the things that are within each reach of your baby. See whether if something looks very alluring. Keep all such things out of sight of your baby.
Keep Things Out of Sight
If there are dangerous and poisonous things at home then make sure that you store them away in cabinets and then lock them. Such items can be knives, medicines, vitamins, and cleaning products. To keep your toddler away from such dangerous things in certain portions of your home, you can get some safety gates installed.
You should also look out for very tiny object such as buttons, candies, stones, and other things that your baby can swallow and get choked. You need to keep any beads, paper clips, coins, marbles, and other tiny objects away from low drawers, tables, cupboards, and the floor.
In Case of Emergency
You should make sure that you can be properly contacted in case there is an accident involving your baby at home. Give the person who takes care of your baby, some important emergency numbers. Write them down neatly, make several copies, and keep them in different rooms. Make sure to add multiple numbers of doctors, relatives, and other important people who can help in times of need.