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Old 12-05-2012, 05:28 PM   #24
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Re: Baby-proofing advice needed

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Originally Posted by jam's mum View Post
I consider myself relatively laid-back about safety but we:

- covered up the outlets (absolutely necessary for us, they held magnetic attraction for her)
- put up a stair gate at the top of the stairs, and then added one at the bottom of the stairs when she wanted to climb them
- bolted a big bookcase to the wall
- cabinet lock for the under-the-sink cabinet
- bathroom door closed (she hadn't realised there was water in the toilet before she started walking...)

Even then she still finds ways to get into mischief.
This is pretty much what we do too. Along with

~lock on the drawer that held all the sharp knives.
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