Francine Wingard

I was always around kids since I was just a little girl, babysitting my siblings. When I turned 15 my parents allowed me to become a part-time nanny. Now I'm a full-time mom of 2 beautiful angels. If you're as concerned about your baby's safety as I am, consider Modern Baby Advice to be your new home.

7 Tips for Choosing Safe Baby Gates

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Every year, 1,794 children in the United States are treated for baby gate-related injuries. It’s easy to see why. Baby gates aren’t optional: They’re necessary to ensure the safety of your home for your child. But because they have mobile parts and are treated as a challenge, they can quickly become unsafe if they aren’t

How to Baby Proof Your Home – Baby Proofing 101

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You’ve got a new baby coming, and somewhere in all that excitement, there’s something important you have to do: baby proof your home. But where do you even get started? First, Don’t Panic: It’s Not That Hard Baby proofing your home requires that you be detail-oriented and vigilant. As you look around your home, you

Is Your Baby Gate Dangerous? Here’s How to Tell


No parent wants to think that something they purchased for their baby’s safety could become dangerous. After all, you want to make the right choices all the time. But anything can be dangerous to a baby, from a simple bucket of water to a bottle cap on the floor.  Is Your Baby Gate Dangerous? Here’s