Having a toddler in the house can be exciting and terrifying at the same time. While you want to bask in the pride you feel when your child takes his or her first step and begins to waddle around barely holding onto anything for support, there is also a heightened degree of risk that comes along with this significant accomplishment. A mobile child can often equal disaster if you have not begun childproofing drawers, cabinets, the stairs, or anything in your house.
Childproofing your home is one of the most important parts of keeping your toddler safe. The leading cause of death in children ages one to 14 are unintentional injuries in the U.S., and UNICEF also reports that thousands of children are killed this way globally. Some of the main contributing factors of these injuries include cuts, burns,