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An Indispensable Item For Your Baby: Baby Safety Gates

By Ferdinand Eusebio

With babies it is very difficult to keep them confined to a certain place. Specially, once they start moving around, in order to satisfy their ever curious mind, you can expect any unexpected behavior from them. So, this increases the responsibility of a mother, to keep their baby in a safe and secure way and away from all dangers. Baby safety gates can come to the rescue of the mothers in this respect.

The inquisitive nature of a baby often leads them to the menace of many unhappy and unexpected events. Moreover, in the house there exist certain places like the kitchen area or staircases which are unsafe for a baby if left unattended, so many companies came up with the safety gates for babies which ensure a baby’s safety. The main focus of these gates is, to confine the baby’s movement in a limited area and also prevent the baby from going in to areas which are a potential threat for the baby’s safety, like the areas which are mentioned above. It prevents any accidents which your baby might face like tripping over or any kind of other uncertain unhappy events.

Baby gates come in different forms and serve special purposes on its own but focus only in one main thing, baby’s safety. In general its size varies in terms of its width from 600millimeters up to 10 meters while its height is approximately 1 meter to properly ensure the safety needs of the baby. These gates also vary in terms of structure and composition, some gates are plastic coated in steel form while some are made of plastics and has rubber caps. Some are convertibles to different sizes and may be installed either horizontally or vertically. There are actually two main types of baby safety gates, those that are adjusted with screws and those that uses pressure fitting. However, gates for specific child safety needs are also available.

Baby safety gates may be for the stairways that come in the most preferred type, which is the swing type gate with the entire gate panel swings left open. For irregular openings like any step down to a specific area, straight line gates are not recommended, instead Kidco Configure gate is advised which can be extended up to 24 feet.

Pressure gates on the other hand are gates that are used in doorways even for hallways because it contains a solid surface that secures the gate properly. Center Gateway Gate is one popular example of this type of gate. Baby gates for small areas are also available. A fabric gate that is retractable is what this type of gate is. Its size varies from 6 inches up to 51 inches. Two examples of this gate are the Center Gateway and the Kiddy guard.

There are so many types of safety gates available in the market depending on its brand, design and use. To name a few brands: we have Superyard Xt, SuperGate V gate and EvenFLO Soft n’ wide gate. But whatever baby safety gates families choose from for their cute ones, the most important thing is that it will always serve its own purpose, which is to keep our little ones safe all the time.

To learn about the other types, uses and other relevant information, check us out at Baby Safety Gate.

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Eusebio, Ferdinand "An Indispensable Item For Your Baby: Baby Safety Gates." An Indispensable Item For Your Baby: Baby Safety Gates. 7 Jul. 2010. 18 Feb 2015 <>.

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