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Do I need locks for my toilet bowl lids if I have a toddler?

Since a small child can drown in only a few inches of water, install locks on your toilet bowl lids, and never leave a bucket or container with water in it unattended, much less a bathtub or swimming pool. An adult must always be present around water. Period.

From The Smart Parent's Guide: Getting Your Kids Through Checkups, Illnesses, and Accidents by Jennifer Trachtenberg.

The Smart Parent's Guide: Getting Your Kids Through Checkups, Illnesses, and Accidents

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