Babyproofing Basics: The Top Hazards in Your Home
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A baby's skin is much more sensitive to hot water and can scald easily. The National Safety Council recommends setting your water thermostat to 120° F. Bathwater for a baby should be about 100° F, so always check your baby's bathwater with your wrist or elbow before bathing him. A mixer faucet on the tub, sink, or shower will also help to prevent burns.
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