13 Babyproofing Products to Prepare Your Home for a Newborn
Experts recommend childproofing your home at least three months before your due date—and again when your little one starts crawling. Our round-up of the best babyproofing products can make the process easier. Check out our top picks for babyproof outlets, light switches, cabinets, drawers, door locks, and more.
Hardwood or tile floors can be tough on little knees. This abstract slate blue rug is a stylish way to provide some cushioning during the crawling stage. As a bonus, the rug cover can be detached and washed, which keeps things sanitary for your infant’s developing immune system. Choose from nine different sizes on ruggable.com.
Locked Food Canisters
Bath water that's too hot can scald your baby’s delicate skin, while water that's too cold can compromise their immune system. Enter the Dreambaby Room and Bath Thermometer. The yellow duck gives a color-coded temperature reading (red means too hot and green means too cold), so parents can adjust bath water accordingly.
Babyproofing Corner Guards
Furniture Wall Anchors
Once your child starts walking and crawling, they’ll explore every corner of your home. Keep your curious tot safe with these non-slip adjustable safety straps. They anchor your furniture to the wall, where they can withstand 300 pounds of force. Use the straps on your bookshelves, tables, couches, chairs, dressers, and more!
Childproof Light Switch
Magnetic Lock System for Babyproof Cabinets
Magnetic Safety Locks for Babyproof Drawers
Babyproof Door Knob Cover
Door Lock and Pinch Guard
Babyproof Stair Gate
You might love snuggling by the hearth, but open flames increase the risk of fire-related accidents. Keep your child safe with this babyproof fireplace fence, which relies on wall-mounted hardware and a heavy-duty tubular steel frame for maximum safety. The gate also works nicely around the stove or grill.