There is no doubt that child safety is crucial when ensuring your baby or toddler’s welfare and ultimately their well-being. As the well-known saying goes:
“Safety Does Not Happen By Accident”
Therefore we, as parents, need to take a proactive stance in ensuring our kids remain safe when dealing with the various products marketed and produced for kids today, their time on the internet, as well as when travelling and at home!
Some of the most ‘apparently’ simple things in the home can in fact impose a danger to a child. Consider the following:
About one child dies each month from window cord strangulation and another child suffers near strangulation – Source: cpsc.gov
The CPSC goes further to recommend cordless window coverings in homes where kids live or visit. The affected ages of the quoted stats above range from 7 months old all the way to 10 years old. Here all window coverings with loops and roll ups should be carefully evaluated to make sure that safety is the first priority!