Bathtime Safety – Seven Life Saving Tips

# Always have a bath mat or appliqués on the bathtub floor.
# Cover the spout with a soft sponge-like cover to prevent burns from hot faucets and injuries caused by bumping into them.
# Teach your child never to touch the spigots to avoid accidentally turning on the water.
# Keep all adult bathing items, shampoo, shaving cream razors etc. out of your child’s reach
# Never have any appliances, such as a hair dryer, radio, curling iron, razor, or the like plugged in when your child is in the bathroom.
# Clean up any spills and dry your child’s feet immediately after a bath to prevent slips.
# Never leave a child under the age of 6 unattended in the tub. Don’t ever make older siblings who are bathing with younger ones responsible for their little sisters and brothers.

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One comment on “Bathtime Safety – Seven Life Saving Tips

  1. Thank you so much for sharing such important tips that all parents should be aware of during their child’s bath time. I especially appreciate the little mentioned tip of drying the floor and your child’s feet once out of the bath. A slip and fall can cause a severe injury that may required emergency First Aid or even CPR before medical personnel can arrive. In addition, understanding the seriousness of scalding and drowning are a must as a parent. I am sure your readers will learn a lot from this brief and to the point article,

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