Is baby proofing important?

Created by Leanne Trimm, Modified on Tue, 09 Aug 2022 at 10:12 AM by Leanne Trimm

It may seem like a daunting task, but click here to see why it's so important!

According to ROSPA, every week at least one child under-5 is killed in an accident and more than 75% of these will do so in the home. At least half of all under-5’s will attend A&E this year because of an accident. Every week 60 under-5’s are hospitalised as a result of a burn or scald and over 100 are hospitalised for accidental poisoning. Almost all of these accidents are preventable.


As soon as little ones can move around on their own, they can get into every cupboard or drawer and nowhere is off limits. They learn from watching you and are guaranteed to seek out the items that they see you using every day which unfortunately includes the dangerous things like cleaning products and kitchen knives. Stairs in your house become the ultimate toddler playground and are just too tempting for little ones. All these every day items in your home become potential dangers for a child on the move so baby proofing is absolutely necessary!


At Fred, we are passionate about helping every family to baby proof their home easily and quickly to help prevent these terrible accidents from happening. We believe it is one of the most important things you can do as a parent because it helps to safeguard your children and give you peace of mind that they are protected against accidents and injuries at home.


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