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March 01, 2018
Category: Safety
Tags: safety   slings   infant slings   carriers   suffocation  

Infant sling safety

Did you know your infant could suffocate in a sling? The tips below are important!

If you own an infant sling, follow these safety tips from the Consumer Product Safety Commission:

  • Make sure the infant’s face is not covered and can be seen by the wearer.
  • Change the baby’s position after nursing in a sling. Make sure her head is facing up and clear of the sling and the mother’s body.
  • Check the baby often to see that nothing is blocking her nose and mouth. Her chin should be away from her chest.

Dr. T