The idea of ‘gating the doorway’ might seem cruel or like you are caging your child in.
Odd that we feel this way really considering we are quite happy to put them in a cot or crib. Why is it different?
There is a time and a reason for gating the door so it is important to make sure it is the right move for your child. It can be necessary for your child’s safety or to recreate the sense of security the cot/crib provided.
If used appropriately, it definitely is not cruel but how do you know when or if your child would benefit from having a gate across their door?
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