“It’s unfortunate that this law could take months to take effect. Parents and caregivers need to recognize the dangers of these products and get them out of their homes now,” Teresa Murray, consumer watchdog with the U.S. PIRG Education Fund, said in a statement.
CBS News reported, “For decades, parents and advocates have called for a ban on the products, which can lead to suffocation when infants’ noses and mouths get covered by a bumper or stuck between it and a crib mattress.”
The American Academy of Pediatrics advises that infants sleep on their backs on a firm, flat surface without any extra padding, pillows, blankets, or toys.
Read the full story at CBS News here.
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