This warning is being issued by: Consumer Products Safety Commission
Date: March 12, 2010
Description: The Consumer Products Safety Commission is warning parents about improper use of infant sling carriers which can lead to suffocation and death. If not proper positioned in the sling carrier, the infant's mouth and nose can be obstructed by the sling's fabric. Also, if the infant is positioned in a chin-to-chest position inside of the sling, the airway can become blocked and suffocation can slowly ensue.
Have this product?: The CPSC recommends parents and caregivers to check on the infant frequently and to ensure the infant's
face is visible at all times when utilizing this type of baby carrier.
To learn more visit: http://www.cpsc.gov/CPSCPUB/PREREL/prhtml10/10165.html
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Author : Diba Tillery RN, BSN, IBCLC, CPST