LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- Children love to put things in their mouths; it's how they explore and learn about their world. But this is one reason accidental poisonings are common.
Olivia Wilson with Arkansas Children's Hospital shared tips on child-proofing your home on "THV 11 This Morning".
The key to preventing accidental poisonings is to supervise children at all times. Accidental poisonings increase during summer months when kids are out of school.
The time between Memorial Day and Labor Day are the 100 deadliest days of the year for kids.
Store poisons safely and in their original containers; keep cleaning products and other dangerous chemicals up out of children's reach.
Put the Poison Control hotline number, 1-800-222-1222, in your cell phone.