Things that seem safe for your child but are dangerous in reality!


Published By: Srishti Gautam (srishti789gautam@gmail.com)
         

When a new baby is born in the house, parents has to take special care them. Even a small mistake while handling a baby can cause serious circumstances. Every parents worry about only the baby health and safety. If baby is playing alone then parents must keep eyes on them so that the baby do not get anything or play with things which can harm them. As parents, you make sure that everything that touches or comes in contact with your baby is perfectly safe. For instance, you make sure that the clothes your baby wears is free of any chocking or strangling hazard.

If you taking precautions while taking care of the baby then you must be great parents. But the fact remains that there are many things that seem safe for your child but are very dangerous in reality. The unfortunate thing is that these things hide in plain sight and are difficult to notice and remove. Today, we are going to talk about the things which seem to harmless but are dangerous for your baby. These may be things you use in your daily life or even may be an object marketed for the amusement and use of babies. So, read on and make sure that your baby stays safe.

Balloons

Balloons are the thing which is loved by every child and parents also thought that it can’t harm the child and that’s why they allow them to play with it. Balloons are very important part of any function and party are really fun to play with. But beware of the common latex balloons for many reasons. The balloons can pop into many pieces that are bite-sized and are fun to chew on for a teething baby. If they are inadvertently swallowed, they can cause choking. The latex that these balloons are made out of can cause allergy for a baby too.

Mother's Jewellery

Every married Indian woman is seen to be incomplete without the various pieces of jewellery. But did you know that these pieces of jewellery can harm or hurt your child. The chain or necklaces that you wear are easy targets of amusement for your baby. They can pull and play with them when you hold your baby. Any sudden movement can cause the chain to cut your baby's tender hands, strangle or cut your neck or cause the chain to break. If the baby gets a hold of them and swallows it, the sharp end can cause injury to the mouth, the food pipe and the stomach before it can be removed by the doctor.

Baby Products for Skin

Baby products are perfectly safe for the baby’s skin, every parent thought that but the truth is something else. Check the labels on the baby oil and creams you use on your baby. If hydrocarbons are one of the things listed, then you would do better to chuck the bottle in the bin.

Hydrocarbons are linked to conditions like pneumonia and other lung diseases. It is required by law that baby products be packaged in baby-proof packaging, but babies tend to get into everything. If the baby gets into it and consumes it, it can be fatal too. If overused, it is said to cause hormonal problems in females and issues with the immune system when they grow up.

Pets

If you are having pets at home then please keep them away from your small baby. You may have the friendliest pet, but they could still pose a danger to your baby. If baby pull or hurt them, they may also hurt or scratch your baby. A cat or a dog that cuddles up to your baby can be a suffocation risk too. If nothing, pets are hosts to a lot of germs and can even cause allergy to your baby.

Pillows

There are a lot of attractive or cute pillows available in the market for the children. But the truth is that babies do not need pillows. In fact, pillows can be a danger to your baby. If the baby moves around and finds his nose pressed into the pillow, he can suffocate in sleep.

Babies are so small that is why they can’t correct their position. This is the cause of a lot of the crib deaths. If you sleep with your baby then make sure that you don’t use pillows or blankets.

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