10 GENIUS DIY Babyproofing Tips For Your Home

7. Stair Gates
Every day, U.S. emergency rooms treat nearly 8,000 children for fall-related injuries, adding up to about 2.8 million children a year.

Image from: treat.birdiebusch.com
Image from: treat.birdiebusch.com

The solution: Everyone knows to put a child safety gate at the top of the stairs, but what about one at the bottom as well? This way, your child can’t climb up halfway and still fall from a significant distance. If you’re at a friend’s house, you’ll have to keep track of the child constantly.