Baby Proofing Checklist 2021

For this page, I have compiled a room-by-room baby proofing checklist and recommended the best baby proofing products currently available. For more great baby products see my list of newborn essentials.

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We’ve compiled a checklist and recommended the best baby proofing products for your home.

All of our recommendations have been tried and tested by 1000’s of customers, all with excellent reviews.

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16 Best Baby Proofing Products Room-By-Room.

Every Room Baby Proofing

Bebe Earth Furniture Straps

  • Toppling furniture can be a serious hazard in the home.
  • Secure your TV and furniture to the walls with these furniture straps.
  • Safety tested & certified with reinforcement hardware.
  • TV anchor kit includes 8 straps & all the integral hardware (screws, washers & wall plugs).
  • Available in black or white.
  • Great reviews from parents. From 525 ratings 86% of buyers gave this 4-5 stars.

Norjews Baby Home Safety Plug Socket Protectors (20 Pack)

  • These plug socket covers keep little ones away from electric hazards.
  • Simply insert the safety plug in the unused socket so that little fingers can’t get to socket.
  • 20x Universal 3 pin plug protectors.
  • Made of eco-friendly material and 100% non-toxic.
  • Excellent reviews. From 5,120 ratings 82% of buyers gave this 5/5 stars.

Eudemon Baby Safety Door Knob Covers/Locks (6 Pack)

  • Prevent little ones from opening or closing the door effectively.
  • Easy to assemble and clean.
  • Easy for adult to use and can extend the operating life of the door knob.
  • Prevent children from injury by opening or closing the door. 
  • 6 pack door knob safety covers for the home.
  • Good reviews from parents. From 2,114 ratings 73% of buyers gave this 5/5 stars.

Hauck Safety Gate for Doors and Stairs

  • This safety gate is fixed with four fixing screws by pressure, that means neither drilling nor screws are necessary.
  • The double safety lock prevents children from opening the door.
  • Suitable for doors or stairs.
  • Available in 3 sizes.
  • Really good reviews. From 18,181 ratings 75% of buyers gave this 4-5 stars.

BeeGo Window Restrictor Child Safety Locks

  • These window restrictors can be applied to almost any window frame without the need of screws or drilling.
  • They use the strongest 3M VHB tape to ensure and maintain a tough and robust fitting.
  • They can prevent minor or serious injuries.
  • Will give you peace of mind, especially in high windows.
  • Good reviews. From 1,346 ratings 73% of buyers gave this 5/5 stars.

Bebe Earth Corner Protectors

  • These edge protectors fit all standard tables of various shapes and sizes.
  • The strongest adhesive make it difficult for little ones to remove.
  • High-density foam is the perfect balance of soft impact and thickness and seamlessly blends into your decor.
  • No tools needed to install.
  • Available in black or oyster.
  • Includes 6.2m roll + 8 Corner Guards.
  • Great reviews. From 2,234 ratings 73% of buyers gave this 4-5 stars.

Volila Foam Door Stoppers

  • These foam door stoppers come with 6 pieces to help children’s fingers getting caught or hurt.
  • The guards can be placed on the top of the door or on the side, to help prevent doors slamming shut or completely closing.
  • Made of EVA foam which is approx an inch wide which helps prevents doors being closed on children’s fingers.
  • Plenty of good reviews. From 701 ratings 78% of buyers gave this 5/5 stars.

Lattcure Baby Proofing Kit

  • This handy kit includes 36 baby proofing products.
  • Includes Baby Safety Locks; 8 Magnetic Cupboard Locks+2 Keys, 8 Corner Protectors, 8 Child Safety Cupboard Straps, 10 Socket Covers Protectors/Guards.
  • The perfect kit to baby proof your home.
  • Very good reviews. From 900 ratings 80% of buyers gave this 4-5 stars.

Living/Dining Room Baby Proofing

Calish Safety Corner Protectors for Kids

  • These corner guards are ideal for sharp edges of tables or corners.
  • The flexible ball shape allows for safe child play around the house.
  • Come in a set of 20, with adhesive.
  • Semi-soft and flexible.
  • Easy to install.
  • Clear colour so that they aren’t very noticeable.
  • Loads of fabulous reviews. From 456 ratings 83% of buyers gave this 4-5 stars.

Bathroom Baby Proofing

Quacks Innovation Tappy Tap Protector

  • This cute tap cover helps protect children from head injuries, scratches, burns and scalds.
  • Pour water in Tappy’s mouth and then try to catch it below.
  • Play number and colour games with Tappy’s tentacles.
  • Clever, flexible strap guarantees universal tap fit for taps of all shapes and sizes.
  • Velcro and rubber grip ensures it stays in place whilst also being easy to fit and remove.
  • Certified safe for newborns, designed to entertain and safeguard children up to 6 years.
  • Machine-washable Neoprene, phthalate and mould-free.
  • Good reviews. From 159 ratings 78% of buyers gave this 4-5 stars.

N/D Baby Toilet Lock

  • This safety baby toilet seat lock is designed to protect baby from any potential damage from toilet.
  • It is easy to install, no tools, screws or drilling are required.
  • Help to keep toddlers opening the toilet lid and throwing things in the toilet etc.
  • Good reviews. From 99 ratings 72% of buyers gave this 4-5 stars.

TensCare Digi Duckling Digital Water Thermometer and Baby Bath Time Toy

  • This cute bath thermometer gives you the reassurance that the bath water is at an ideal temperature for your little ones.
  • Quick and easy to read LCD display.
  • Red warning light illuminates when the water temperature is too hot
  • Safe, fun and encourages early number recognition for children.
  • Can also be used as a bath toy.
  • Good reviews. From 3,672 ratings 70% of buyers gave this 5/5 stars.

Kitchen Baby Proofing

Aycorn Child & Baby Safety Proof Magnetic Cupboard Locks

  • Magnetic cupboard locks which keep your child safe from dangerous items in drawers, cupboards and cabinets.
  • With extra-strong 3M adhesive which keeps the locks in place and an advanced locking mechanism that ensures the locks stay locked when your child pulls your drawers.
  • This set includes 10 locks & 2 powerful magnetic keys designed for furniture up to 38mm thick.
  • Great reviews. From 11,798 ratings 70% of buyers gave this 5/5 stars.

Safety 1st Child Proof Clear View Stove Knob Covers (Set of 5)

  • Keep kids away from dangerous stove knobs with these clear view stove knob covers.
  • Easily and fit over your stove knobs to keep children from turning them.
  • Pop open the covers hinged lid to access the knob when it’s time to cook.
  • This set includes five stove knob covers.
  • Good reviews. From 15,171 ratings 75% of buyers gave this 5/5 stars.

BeeGo Oven Safety Child Lock

  • A safety oven lock designed to prevent small children from opening oven doors and potentially causing serious harm or injury.
  • Self adhesive and can be installed in seconds.
  • Each lock has been manufactured using the highest quality TPE heat resistant materials.
  • Available in white or black.
  • Very good reviews. From 1,813 ratings 80% of buyers gave this 5/5 stars.

Nursery Baby Proofing

ABC Decor Cordless Thermal Blackout Roller Blind

  • These cordless child safe roller blinds are ideal for a nursery.
  • Easy to fit and control they prevent any hazards with strings or cords.
  • 100 % blackout fabric to keep little ones sleeping tight.
  • This blind may help regulate room temperatures, keeping cool in the summer and warm in the winter.
  • Total fitted width of blind: 120cm wide x drop 170cm.
  • Available in neutral Stars Grey print.
  • Great reviews. From 32 ratings 86% of buyers gave this 5/5 stars.

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Home Baby Proofing Checklist

We have compiled this checklist for baby proofing your home as a guide only. All of these products are not essential but they can help make your home a safer place for your tot.

Every Room:

  • Cover plug sockets.
  • Use door knob covers/ latches to prevent child opening doors.
  • Use stair gates at top and bottom of stairs and on rooms you don’t want child to get out of.
  • Store breakable items up high and heavy items down low.
  • Use furniture straps to avoid child pulling heavy furniture on top of them.
  • Install window guards or restrictors on any windows of concern.

Kitchen:

  • Use child locks on drawers and cupboards.
  • Use child locks on microwaves and ovens.
  • When you’re cooking, keep pot handles turned toward the back of the stove, so little ones don’t try to grab them.

Nursery:

  • Keep baby’s cot bare except for their mattress, sheet and blanket.
  • Use cordless window blinds as these can be a hazard to babies.
  • Keep baby monitors out of reach.

Bathroom:

  • Always drain the bath straight after use.
  • Install a latch on the toilet.
  • Use a tap cover to prevent child touching/ scolding hands.
  • Keep medication out of reach.
  • Use a bath thermometer.
  • Don’t use electrical items in the bathroom.

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