Category Archives: How to Prevent Child Choking

For the benefit of first-time parents everywhere, here is a product review of Child Proof Advice’s Child Proof Advice Safety Guide (Paperback 2020 Edition) (English).

As an early childhood educator for 30+ years, a mother of three adult children, and with a two-year old granddaughter, I highly recommend this useful and practical resource for anyone who has a young child in their life. My philosophy, both personally and professionally has been that life is our greatest teacher. One might ask, […]

Poison Prevention Month

It’s still poison prevention month, provided below is a home safety checklist to assure that potentially harmful substances are not accessible by young children. Home Safety Checklist Use this checklist to make sure the poisons listed are stored in locked cabinets, out of the reach and sight of children and pets. Call the Poison Control […]

Know What To Do In a Poisoning Emergency

Keep the phone number of the Poison Control Center (PCC) on or near your phones. If you think someone has been poisoned, call the PCC right away at:1-800-222-1222. Never wait for the person to look or feel sick! Child Safety Caps are not child proof! Some children can open these caps. This is why it is […]

Poison Control Center Tips

A poison is anything that can make you sick, hurt you, or even kill you if it gets into your body through your mouth, nose, eyes, or skin. Poisons found in and around the home include: cleaning products, laundry products, garden and lawn care products, auto fluids and cosmetics. These poisons often come in bright […]

Toddlers and Finger Injuries

The National Safety Council indicates over 300,000 door injury incidents happen every year in the U.S. These are injuries requiring emergency room or urgent care visits and most are happening to toddlers more than to any other age group. Sometimes the injuries happen in early learning environments, but many times they happen in the home.  […]

The Importance of Keeping Your Child Safe in Your Home

When parents think about child safety there are many things that come to mind such as ensuring they wear helmets when riding a bike, seatbelts when in the car, etc. The truth is, child safety begins at home, where families spend the most time. This is why it’s so important to take preventative measures to […]

Keeping baby warm and comfortable is always important. Ensuring safety while wrapped in blankets deserves review since blankets can cause suffocation. Tiny babies have such small noses and mouths, the slightest cover of their face reduces the intake of oxygen.Loose blankets, and cribs with too many items, can put a child at risk.

 Child Proof Advice encourages the use of Halo Sleep Sacks.  Read more here to understand the importance of learning how to swaddle correctly. Swaddling Tips While in the womb, baby is tightly cuddled inside mom for nine months, so it’s natural that they would find comfort from swaddling after birth. Swaddling is a technique that can […]

Need Nursery Equipment but don’t know what’s best?

Can’t decide which crib (or other equipment) to purchase for your newborn … look for this seal of approval from the Juvenile Products Manufacturer’s Association (JPMA).  JPMA functions much like the CPSC (Consumer Products Safety Commission) evaluating all equipment designed for children including car seats, cribs, high chairs, toys, etc. for potential hazards putting children […]