Date: September 29, 2010
Description: The Consumer Products Safety Commission and the Food & Drug Administration are warning parentsto stop using sleep positioners. Sleep positioners are a suffocation hazard and have resulted in the death of 12 infants in the past 13 years. The American Academy of Pediatrics does not endorse the use of sleep positioners. Download the FDA's complete warning and ensure other caregivers are aware of this warning.
This warning is being issued by: Consumer Products Safety Commission and the Food & Drug Administration
Have this product?: The CPSC and FDA recommend parents and caregivers to:
--Immediately STOP using sleep positioners.
--Never put pillows, infant sleep positioners, comforters, or quilts under a baby or in a crib.
--Always put a baby to sleep on his/her back ("Back-to-Sleep").
To learn more visit the CPSC: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml10/10358.html
To learn more visit the FDA: http://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/Safety/AlertsandNotices/ucm227301.htm
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Author : Diba Tillery RN, BSN, IBCLC, CPST