Health Tip: Toddler-Proof Baby's Bed10/07/13
(HealthDay News) -- Keeping your toddler's bed safe will help
everyone sleep more soundly at night.
The Cleveland Clinic offers these safety tips for your toddler's
- Remove bumper pads and stuffed animals from the crib, as the
toddler can use them to climb out.
- Take out any objects with strings that could accidentally
become wrapped around a toddler's neck.
- Inspect the room for anything close to your toddler's bed that
is within reach, including blinds, curtains, objects on the dresser
or wall hangings.
- If your toddler is very active, consider moving him or her to a
toddler bed from the crib.
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