When babies roll and crawl they learn by pulling and touching everything. As your baby pulls to stand and learns to walk they will topple over a lot.
You may not be able to prevent every bump, scrape or cut, but some simple safety measures will lower the risk of your baby getting hurt. Talk to Plunket staff or other well child health providers about where to buy safety equipment.
It can be helpful to get down onto the floor at your baby’s level and look at the dangers around you (eg plugs, toys, heaters and stairs).
Going through the following checklist and making changes inside your home will help keep your baby safe.
Clothes are safe when: