A way to keep your baby safe is to childproof your home. Newborns are not going to be crawling around the floor putting things in their mouth for a while, but it is wise to prepare for when this happens.
Check the floors, shelves, and cupboards. Remove anything small enough to be swallowed or poked into ears or nose. Put away anything that has edges sharp or rough enough to cut or scrape your baby.
The following exercise will help you childproof your home.