Childproof your bathroom

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  • Never leave a child younger than 4 alone in the bath, even for a moment.
  • Use a rubberised mat or non-skid rubber decorations for bathtubs.
  • Install a toilet lock to keep the lid closed.
  • Buy a nappy bucket with a tight lid, and place it out of reach.
  • Always run the cold tap first and check the temperature before your toddler gets in - you need to be extra careful once your child is old enough to get in the bath without help.
  • Test the temperature with your elbow – your hands quickly become accustomed to the water temperature and you won't get a true impression of how hot it is.
  • Set the geyser to 50°C or lower – you’ll save electricity too.
  • Store toilet cleaning materials, including the toilet brush, out of reach, and don't use detachable toilet fresheners or block cleaners inside the bowl.
  • Keep all medicines out of reach of children and install child locks on the medicine cabinet.
  • Buy products with childproof packaging.
  • Remove the key from the toilet door in case your child locks herself in.
  • Never keep electrical appliances in the bathroom.
  • Make sure the shower door is made of safety glass.
  • Store razors out of reach. Wrap used razors and discard in an outside dustbin
With these tips your little one should be just fine in their bathroom activities.

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