Thursday, December 30, 2010

Safer sleep for babies in the New Year

As we prepare to celebrate the coming of a new year, we thought we would recap some of the safe sleep news from this past year. Make a commitment to help KID keep babies safe this year.

2010 was a big year for product safety news:
  • CPSC and FDA warn parents against the use of sleep positioners.
  • CPSC approves the toughest crib standard in the world.
  • University of California study shows increase in SIDS death on New Year's.
  • Millions of cribs were recalled in 2010 for faulty hardware, failing drop-side mechanisms, weak side slats and failing mattress supports.

    Caramia crib recall
    Generation 2, ChilDESIGN crib recall
    Simplicity crib recall
    Sorelle Crib recall
    Victory Land crib recall
    Longwood Forest Crib recall
    Ethan Allen crib recall
    Childcraft crib recall and here
    Delta crib recall
    Evenflo crib recall
    Jardine crib recall
    Lajobi crib recall
    Million Dollar Baby crib recall
    Simmons crib recall
    Bassettbaby crib recall
    Alexander Design crib recall
    Pottery Barn crib recall
    Sorelle crib recall
    Graco/Lajobi crib recall
    Dorel Asia crib recall

    And this is just the list from 2010! Check here for all crib recalls.

To keep your baby safe, here are some resources:

  • CPSC's crib resource page

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