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A 42-year-old member asked:

What is the best way to baby proof our stairs?

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Dr. Lisa Roberts
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Gates are easy: Putting up a gate at the top and the bottom of the stairs will prevent your baby from either falling down or climbing up (and then falling down!).
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Baby gate: Invest in a good baby gate to avoid the infant from falling down the steps.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
I agree with Dr. Munshower. We baby gated both the top & the bottom for a while.
Sep 2, 2013
Dr. William Singer
Pediatric Neurology 52 years experience
Block them: Toddler gaits on each end. Make sure the uprights are close enough so the child's head and body cannot fall through. If they are too wide, cover with netting.

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