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Baby gates help prevent children from falling down stairs and keep them away from open, unsafe areas. However, the gates themselves can be dangerous.
It is important to keep these safety tips in mind when looking at baby gates:
To prevent accidents:
Deaths have occurred mostly when the sides of the Pack ’n Play have been left in the open position and have closed in and collapsed on the child. To prevent this from happening to your child, you should:
The biggest cause of injury or death with toy chests is when the top of the chest falls on the child’s head or neck. Children may also crawl into the chest space to hide or sleep and end up suffocating because of the lack of ventilation. To prevent injuries or deaths:
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