safety guidelines

Sudden infant death syndrome: New safe sleep guidelines issued

2017-04-04T18:16:10+00:00 October 26th, 2016|Tags: , , , |

At this week's American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference & Exhibition in San Francisco, CA, the organization present a new policy statement with updated guidelines to make an infant's sleep environment safer. "We know that parents may be overwhelmed with a new baby in the home, and we want to provide them with [...]

Ikea baby safety gates recalled: Can come unlocked, cause injuries

2017-04-04T18:19:38+00:00 July 25th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |

IKEA PATRULL, PATRULL FAST and PATRULL KLÄMMA safety gates and safety gate extensions sold from August 1995 through June 2016 have been recalled. WHY: The locking mechanism can open unexpectedly, posing a danger to children and other consumers. INCIDENTS: Fifty-five reports of incidents worldwide, including 10 injuries that resulted in two concussions and cuts [...]

Safe Sleep for Babies – by AAP & CPSC

2017-09-06T15:54:36+00:00 June 14th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |

The safest place for a baby to sleep is in a safe crib. A safe crib is one that meets CPSC’s strong federal safety standards. This includes a clutter-free crib - meaning no pillows, heavy quilts, thick blankets, pillow-like stuffed toys or other large stuffed toys and no child carrying devices, recliners or sleep positioners.