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Should I put a safety gate for the stairs to prevent my baby from accidentally falling or am I being paranoid?
10 doctors weighed in

Dr. Lawrence Smith
Clinical Psychology
7 doctors agree
In brief: Good timing!
It's interesting that the national falls prevention awareness day was just observed two days ago--the first day of fall (sept.
22 in 2012) to promote and increase public awareness about how to prevent falls among older adults. But, the risk of falls among infants is real. Approximately 1 million children are injured in falls each year. Some of these falls are from stairs. Good call!

In brief: Good timing!
It's interesting that the national falls prevention awareness day was just observed two days ago--the first day of fall (sept.
22 in 2012) to promote and increase public awareness about how to prevent falls among older adults. But, the risk of falls among infants is real. Approximately 1 million children are injured in falls each year. Some of these falls are from stairs. Good call!
Dr. Lawrence Smith
Dr. Lawrence Smith
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Dr. Megan Bird
Obstetrics & Gynecology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Put up the gate
You are not being paranoid.
Babies can suddenly be crawling and moving faster than you ever expect. Putting up the gate will ensure your baby doesn't fall down the stairs.

In brief: Put up the gate
You are not being paranoid.
Babies can suddenly be crawling and moving faster than you ever expect. Putting up the gate will ensure your baby doesn't fall down the stairs.
Dr. Megan Bird
Dr. Megan Bird
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