Mingled in with the sheer joy of seeing your new offspring grow and start exploring the world, from the cute gurgling noises to the first tentative steps, is a primal fear that every parent understands. Your baby is a vulnerable and utterly trusting being who is wholly unaware of the dangers that lurk in every corner of a home. But you don’t have to feel helpless and impotent when it comes to the harm that could potentially befall your bundle of joy. In fact, there’s plenty you can do to make your flat or house a toddler-friendly environment where nothing bad need happen. A bit of awareness is all that’s required to turn your home into a comparatively safe place for your roaming and adventurous baby to explore. Here’s a few pointers for getting started. It’s by no means a comprehensive list, but it should help you develop awareness, which you can then apply to every room in your house.