One of the most important things to consider when welcoming a new baby home is safety of your home. Infants need to be monitored 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and many devices can help reduce the safety risks.
From baby gates to baby monitors to locking mechanisms, all these safety devices can make your home a safe place for your baby by reducing and eliminating risks.
Here's the best safety devices to protect your baby at home.
Regalo Easy Step Metal Walk Through Safety Gate
One of the most essential safety items for infants in any home is a safety gate. The Easy Step Safety Gate from Regalo features a durable all steel construction that can cover doorways and openings between 29.5" and 40". It features a lever style handle with a safety lock, making it easy to make through for adults but very tough for infants.
The gate is PVC free and has secure pressure mounts for a secure hold. In total, the gate is 31 inches tall and fits in doorways, openings or in front of stairways. Overall, the safety gate is lightweight and super easy to put away with it's fold flat design.
Infant Optics Digital Video Baby Monitor
The Infant Optics Digital Video Baby Monitor features a sleek, compact look and design that will give you peace of mind anywhere in the house. The monitor has a 2.4 GHZ communication link that is 100% secure and offers great sound and video clarity.
It's powered by a rechargeable Li-on battery that allows for hours of portable use. The 150 foot indoor range and impressive 800 foot outdoor reception range will always keep you connected. The built-in IR night vision will keep everything in view when in the dark.
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Safety 1st Magnetic Locking System
The Safety 1st Magnetic Locking System is extremely simple but also extremely important. Simply install the magnetic lock in the desired cabinet or drawer then use the magnetic key to open.
This prevents infants from accessing dangerous cabinets or drawers in a completely safe way. The safety kit comes with 8 separate locks and keys for anywhere in your home.
Mommy's Helper Outlet Plugs - 36 Pack
Out of all the safety devices offered, outlet plugs are probably the most important. They are extremely inexpensive but extremely simple to use and are so effective in preventing severe injury or even death.
Simply take one of the outlet plugs and place in any outlets that are within reach of an infant. This prevents infants from picking or sticking anything in an outlet and prevents from electric shock. This pack from Mommy's Helper features 36 individual outlet plugs.