What To Do To Prevent Your Baby From Falling Off The Bed

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What To Do To Prevent Your Baby From Falling Off The Bed
What To Do To Prevent Your Baby From Falling Off The Bed
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Simranjit Kaur

Simranjit Kaur

Mother of one, Master of Education with specialization in child-psychology. After becoming mother, I met with real me. I am now learning new concepts of parenting every fresh day and sharing my experiences with other mothers. I believe, one of the most important things that you, as a parent, should work on is - your child's psychology. Understanding the child-psychology will help you build stronger bonds and know them better.

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In this article, we will tell you how you can stop your child from falling from the bed. By taking care of these few very small things you won’t only be able to strengthen the safety of your child, but also can minimize the possibilities of such an unfortunate accident. Let me tell you today what to do to prevent your baby from falling off the bed.

1A transition from the baby bed to the regular bed

With an increase in baby’s age, you can expect an increase in his daily physical activity, as well. In such a case, if the size of his bed is so small that he can easily get out of it, then he is more likely to fall from his bed. So, here is an urgent need to transition from the baby bed to the regular bed.

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On the contrary, if the child is very small and (when sleeping) you have to leave him unattended quite often, a cot is much better than a regular bed.

2Put various “obstacles” in the way of falling out of bed

This is one of the measures to prevent your baby from falling off the bed.

According to this remedy, you have to keep things around the child and on the edges of the bed, which act as a safeguard and prevents the infant from falling down as an obstacle.

You can use any thin blankets, towels, bed sheets or pillows, etc. to make such an obstacle. Do keep in mind the age of your baby before using anything; a wrong choice can increase the risk of choking.

For example, a pillow used as an obstacle, with a little movement of the baby, can fall on his face and may result in suffocation.

3Take care of your child’s sleep position

The safest baby sleep position will be lying on the back and in the center of the baby bed. By doing this, you will not only be able to avoid the choking or suffocation, in case, the baby lays on his stomach, but also will allow him to stay at a safer distance from the sides of the bed.

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4Keep checking your baby

If you are busy and away from the sight of your baby, then you must do something to make sure that your baby is sleeping in the right sleeping position and at a safer distance from the corners. To do this, you can always use CCTV or wireless cameras, easily available online. With the help of these cameras, you can keep an eye on your little one.

5Use bed rail

Bad rail can also be used to prevent children from falling from the bed. You can buy it from Amazon very easily. These bed rails are very easy to use It and after, you can easily pack them.

6Use mosquito nets or tents

Tents specially designed to protect infants from mosquitoes, etc., not only protect the babies from mosquitoes, but they can also be used as an obstacle. These tents can be used to cover and protect babies from falling off the bed. Try to explore it on the internet. You will easily find innumerable options that not only serve the purpose but looks attractive.

Apart from all this, the best solution is to make the baby sleep at a place that is not far from you and is within your reach. To prevent the child from falling from the bed, you must not overlook anything that can cause this accident.

Do not forget, even a minor head injury can sometimes be fatal and can make you pay a huge price for your minor negligence.

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Simranjit Kaur
Mother of one, Master of Education with specialization in child-psychology. After becoming mother, I met with real me. I am now learning new concepts of parenting every fresh day and sharing my experiences with other mothers. I believe, one of the most important things that you, as a parent, should work on is - your child's psychology. Understanding the child-psychology will help you build stronger bonds and know them better.