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Is there a good way to protect my child from falling down the stairs?

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Dr. Natalie Hodge
Pediatrics
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In brief: Yes

The first step is installing secure gates at the top and bottom of your stairs around 9 months of age once the baby starts crawling.
Use gates that screw in to your woodwork, not the expandable gates that you often see, these are not secure! teach all family members to close the gates as they go through them. Remember gates only work when you use them properly.

In brief: Yes

The first step is installing secure gates at the top and bottom of your stairs around 9 months of age once the baby starts crawling.
Use gates that screw in to your woodwork, not the expandable gates that you often see, these are not secure! teach all family members to close the gates as they go through them. Remember gates only work when you use them properly.
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Dr. Natalie Hodge
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Dr. Marcus Degraw
Pediatrics

In brief: Yes

Wall anchored gates at top and bottom of stairs and constant vigil.

In brief: Yes

Wall anchored gates at top and bottom of stairs and constant vigil.
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Dr. Marcus Degraw
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