A 44-year-old member asked:
how do i protect my 18-month-old from falls?
2 doctor answers • 13 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 29 years experience
Stair gates.: Make sure that drawers, furniture, and lamps cannot be tipped over. Do not place furniture (on which children may climb) near windows or on balconies. Use stair gates. Install window guards on windows above the first floor (unless this is against your local fire codes.) make sure windows are closed or have screens that cannot be pushed out. Don't underestimate your child's ability to climb.
6290 viewsReviewed Feb 13, 2019
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Safety first: 18 month olds usually fall, it’s their way of learning to be individuals and becoming independent. However, it is very important to keep a close eye on them and allow them to play and experiment in safe, well controlled emvironments. Use your common sense.
210 viewsReviewed Feb 25, 2019
Last updated Feb 25, 2019
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