Whether your baby is learning to crawl for the first time or your toddler is having fun around the house, babyproofing your furniture is an essential way to protect your little one from injuries, knocks or bangs.
The Prince Lionheart Table Edge Guard, £12.95, Amazon
Want to babyproof your coffee table? Stick on a soft foam table guard to protect your little one from knocks and bangs.
Dreambaby Glass Table and Shelf Corner Cushion Pack of Four, £2.49, Tesco
Sharp edges can be very hazardous for babies and toddlers, especially when they’re learning to crawl and walk, which often means they’ll be unsteady on their feet. Simply baby-proof all your shelf and furniture edges with corner cushions to avoid accidents.
Lindam Energy Absorbing Corner Cushions, £2.99, Safe Tots
These high-impact corner cushions offer triple protection from all three impact ‘danger zones’ – top, sides and head on.
While it’s a pretty special time when your baby starts crawling, there is a downside. Suddenly every corner, cupboard and counter seems like a accident waiting to happen. Baby proofing your home isn’t just about getting child guards and safety gate – it’s also about being careful with the products and items your tot may decide to taste. Get clued up on the household items to baby proof to keep your baby safe and your sanity intact.
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