Childproofing your home: All you need to know

For parents of hyperactive toddlers, dealing with emergencies and accidents around the house is a daily reality. Childproofing every room in your home and ensuring there are no safety hazards in the house can prevent many of these accidents, experts say.

Dr Sindhura Munukuntla, pediatrician, Yashoda Hospitals, Hyderabad says that many parents consider such domestic accidents inevitable and a natural part of growing up. However, some of these avoidable mishaps can lead to serious, long-term complications, she says.