crib safety 

Deaths Linked to Crib Bumpers

Deaths Linked to Crib Bumpers Not Always Investigated

Crib bumpers are being investigated as a cause of infant deaths. Credit: Getty Images Although it's a little scary that recalls for infant and child products are so common these days, parents can at least take comfort in knowing govern...Crib bumpers are being investigated as a cause of infant deaths.

Government to Vote on New Cribs Standards Amid Deaths

This handout photo provided by the Johns family, taken in March of 2005, shows then-eight-month-old Liam Johns at his home in Citrus Heights, Calif. The next month, Liam died when his drop-side crib malfunctioned. Credit: AP
Drop-side cribs have come under scrutiny in recent years because of malfunctioning hardware, sometimes cheaper plastics, or misassembly problems that can lead to the drop-side rail partially detaching from the crib.

Travel Crib Safety Tips

The Baby Bjorn Travel Crib is easy to set up. Credit:
Just because you have a baby on your hands doesn't mean traveling is no longer an option. However, you do need to be prepared for all the challenges the road -- and your youngster -...

CPSC baby crib safety tips

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that between 2002 and 2004, 97 children died in crib-related incidents. Many of those deaths were attributed to suffocation when babies ended up face down in a crib with pillows, quilts and other be...

The right time to move your child from a crib to a bed

My two-year-old son loves his crib. When I put him down for a nap or for bed time he giggles and snuggles into his blanket and crib bumper. Often when he wakes up he will call out for assistance and then snuggle in his crib while he laughs and chats ...


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