Expert tips on how to baby-proof your home

Pros from the Consumer Product Safety Commission share tips many parents may not have even thought of, on how expectant couples can baby-proof their home.
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Now to the parenting alert about the hazards in the nursery. "Gma" aired a spot the baby hazard quiz which she sponsored by the safety commission. We had two expectant parents of August Louis who was born, and ABC's Paula Faris brings us a refresher for us. When Samantha and Alex were expecting their first child, they had different feelings about baby proofing their home. You feel a little overwhelmed? A little bit. We have done a lot of pinteresting, but not a lot of doing. This is the acting chairman of the cpsc, the consumer product safety commission. A little intimidating? A little bit. It's like having the principal coming around to the classroom. Reporter: She is here to provide potentially life-saving advice. Most injuries and deaths can be prevented. Reporter: She has dwopd a spot the baby hazard quiz in their home, setting up possible hazards in the nursery and kitchen. The nursery has at least seven. How many can you spot? The pillow and the blanket might be issues. We have got our lovely baby monitor. Right. But it's attached to all these cords. Reporter: That's correct. The cpsc says baby monitor cords should be at least 3 feet from the crib. The baby could put it over their head. We didn't get that outlet cover. This is bolted in. Reporter: All correct again. Plastic bags can be a suffocation hazard. All furniture including the changing table and the bookcase should be anchored to the wall, and outlets should be covered. Is that an issue? Reporter: Correct again. The cpsc says use cordless or inaccessible cord window coverings. Check regu reach and cannot form dangerous loops. That's a strangulation hazard. I think we're good. Let's see. All right, mom and dad. Let's start here. Whether it's a crib or a play yard, bear is best. Reporter: Scoring 6 out of 7, but missing this potential hazard. The pictures over the crib. Oh. It can pose a danger if they just fall on their own or if the child helps them. Reporter: Next up, we head to the living room. They get a passing grade for figuring out they need to pad these coffee table corners, but the chairman points out the baby needs better protection from that fireplace. You can get screens that actually fasten themselves to the front of the fireplace. Reporter: And other tip-over hazards. A storage device against the wall and then the TV as well. Reporter: Then to the kitchen. Spotting this hazard, the oven door made even easier to pull down with this hanging dish towel. And I give them a bonus question. What baby item is linked to the most injuries seen in the emergency room for children under 5? Blanket. Blanket and crib. Reporter: It is the highchair. The straps are extremely important because kids can fall out of them. We have seen thousands of falls and injuries from the highchair. Strap them down. Reporter: Overall, acing the quiz. You both did extremely well. Reporter: For "Good morning America," Paula Faris, new Jersey. If you follow the instructions, you want to check your nursery products haven't been recalled. We'll be right back.

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