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How do i baby proof windows?

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Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Approved bars...: ...Are probably the best way, but also having nothing near windows that the child can use as stairs is a good idea.
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Keep them closed: Toddlers and older children are attracted to windows, especially when open , so they can be a danger zone. For the 2-6yr group, they are creative at moving ottomans or chairs up to windows to see out, they lean on a screen not understanding it won't hold them & fall out. Either keep windows locked or have locks that prevent opening more than a few inches and store easily moved furnature.

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Last updated Sep 26, 2011

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