3 Tips of Crib Bumpers

By angela at 2020-09-04 • 0 collector • 148 pageviews

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  1. Until about 3 to 4 months old, babies don't roll, and it's unlikely an infant would generate enough force to be injured.

  2. Before 4 to 9 months old, babies can roll face-first into a crib bumper — the equivalent of using a pillow. There's certainly a theoretical risk of suffocation.

  3. After 9 to 10 months old, most infants can pull themselves to a standing position and use the crib bumper as a step to fall out of the crib.

The American Academy of Pediatrics also states crib bumpers should never be used — and the warnings don't stop there.

Alison Jacobson, aka "The Saftey Mom," lost her son, Connor, to SIDS, and now she's the CEO of CJ First Candle, an organization that works to prevent and eliminate SIDS.


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