Baby Proofing Directory
There are things parents can do to baby proof their homes -- steps you can take to keep your baby safe while still letting him or her explore their surroundings. WebMD offers tips to prevent injury, drowning, poisoning, choking, suffocation, burns, and other potentially harmful situations for your baby. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about baby proofing, how to keep your baby safe, and much more.
Protecting Babies From Germs
Learn how to protect your infant from germs when you are out and about.
Germ Proofing Your Baby
Expert advice on how to keep your baby safe from household germs.
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Household Hazards for Babies
You’ve baby-proofed your home, but there still may be dangers within reach of your child.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: Baby-Proofing Essentials
Learn how to keep curious fingers away from everyday hazards in your home. This slideshow helps you see where you need to baby proof.
Slideshow: Ready for Baby
Is your hospital bag packed? Do you have diapers? See things to do to make sure you're ready for baby's big arrival.
Slideshow: Life After Baby, What You Didn't Realize
See what's really in store when you bring your baby home. Tips for new parents about sleep, getting help, adult relationships, and more when you have a newborn.