A Security Warning on Infant Sleep Positioners

 

What you need to know about baby sleep positioners

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Baby Safety Month: Safe Infant Sleep Practices

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Infant Sleep Positioning and SIDS

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Parents, doctors tossing out potentially deadly sleep positioners

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Do Not Use Infant Sleep Positioners Due to the Risk of Suffocation

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Sleep Positioners: A Suffocation Risk

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FDA and CPSC: Don’t Use Infant Sleep Positioners

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In 2010, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning that infant sleep positioners can be dangerous for babies. In addition, the AAP’s 2016 updated safe sleep guidelines warn against using commercial devices marketed to reduce the risk of SIDS, including wedges or positioners and soft beddin.

Safety Advice for Putting Babies to Sleep NEVER use infant sleep positioners. Using this type of product to hold an infant on his or her side or back is dangerous. NEVER put pillows, blankets, loose sheets, comforters, or quilts under a baby or in a crib. These products also can be ALWAYS keep.

Some UK retailers have stopped selling baby sleep positioners amid concerns over their safety. A US health regulator said they “can cause suffocation that can lead to death” and have been linked to. Washington, DC: The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today warned consumers to stop using infant sleep positioners.

The Consumer Product Safety Commission and the FDA just posted a warning encouranging parents and caregivers to stop using infant sleep positioners. The two main types of infant sleep positioners are flat mats with side bolsters or inclined (wedge) mats with side bolsters. For years, sleep positioners have been touted as a SIDS risk reduction tool but this.

FDA warns parents to never use infant sleep positioners This week the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a safety alert and re-issued a consumer update reminding parents and caregivers to avoid putting babies in sleep positioners. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are warning consumers to stop using infant sleep positioners.

Over the past 13 years, there have been 12 reports of infants between the ages of one month and four months who have suffocated in sleep positioners or became trapped and suffocated between the sleep positioner. Warning on infant sleep positioners Parents and caregivers are being warned not to put infants in sleep positioners because they can cause a baby to struggle to breathe and lead to death. The Food and Drug Administration issued the warning in response to reports of babies who have died from suffocation associated with the sleep positioners. Infant sleep positioners — marketed as devices to prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome by keeping babies on their backs — have been linked to at least 12 deaths since 1997 and should no longer be used, federal officials are saying in a new consumer warning. Health officials are warning parents not to use a special device designed to help keep babies in certain positions as they sleep.

The device, called a sleep positioner, has been linked to at least.

List of related literature:

The safest infant sleep surface is a firm, tight-fitting mattress.

“Nursing Diagnosis Handbook E-Book: An Evidence-Based Guide to Planning Care” by Betty J. Ackley, Gail B. Ladwig, Mary Beth Makic, Marina Martinez-Kratz, Melody Zanotti
from Nursing Diagnosis Handbook E-Book: An Evidence-Based Guide to Planning Care
by Betty J. Ackley, Gail B. Ladwig, et. al.
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2019

• Use a firm sleep surface, such as a mattress in a safetyapproved crib, covered by a fitted sheet, to reduce the risk of SIDS and other sleep-related causes of infant death.

“Public/Community Health and Nursing Practice: Caring for Populations” by Christine L Savage
from Public/Community Health and Nursing Practice: Caring for Populations
by Christine L Savage
F.A. Davis Company, 2019

Among 12 incidents involving swaddling in blankets that resulted in death (median age at death 2 months), 58% of deaths were attributed to positional asphyxia related to prone sleeping, and 92% involved additional risk factors, most commonly soft bedding.

“Smith's Recognizable Patterns of Human Deformation” by John M. Graham, Jr. MD, ScD, Pedro A. Sanchez-Lara, MD. MSCE
from Smith’s Recognizable Patterns of Human Deformation
by John M. Graham, Jr. MD, ScD, Pedro A. Sanchez-Lara, MD. MSCE
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2015

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP, 2011b) has updated recommendations for safe sleeping as well as for avoidance of suffocation and entrapment related to sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and other sleep-related disorders in two publications.

“Breastfeeding and Human Lactation” by Karen Wambach, Jan Riordan
from Breastfeeding and Human Lactation
by Karen Wambach, Jan Riordan
Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2016

Safe Sleeping, Positioning, and Holding The AAP recommends placing the infant in the supine position for sleep during the first year of life to prevent sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).

“Maternity and Women's Health Care E-Book” by Deitra Leonard Lowdermilk, Shannon E. Perry, Mary Catherine Cashion, Kathryn Rhodes Alden
from Maternity and Women’s Health Care E-Book
by Deitra Leonard Lowdermilk, Shannon E. Perry, et. al.
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2014

• Educate everyone who cares for your baby about these safe sleep rules!

“Maternal Child Nursing Care in Canada E-Book” by Shannon E. Perry, Marilyn J. Hockenberry, Deitra Leonard Lowdermilk, Lisa Keenan-Lindsay, David Wilson, Cheryl A. Sams
from Maternal Child Nursing Care in Canada E-Book
by Shannon E. Perry, Marilyn J. Hockenberry, et. al.
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2016

• Media and manufacturers should follow safe-sleep guidelines in their advertising.

“Encyclopedia of the Neurological Sciences” by Robert B. Daroff, Michael J. Aminoff
from Encyclopedia of the Neurological Sciences
by Robert B. Daroff, Michael J. Aminoff
Elsevier Science, 2014

Infants should be placed on a firm sleep surface.

“Foundations of Nursing E-Book” by Kim Cooper, Kelly Gosnell
from Foundations of Nursing E-Book
by Kim Cooper, Kelly Gosnell
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2018

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has updated recommendations for safe sleeping and for avoidance of suffocation and entrapment related to sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and other sleep-related disorders (AAP, 2016).

“Breastfeeding and Human Lactation” by Karen Wambach, Becky Spencer
from Breastfeeding and Human Lactation
by Karen Wambach, Becky Spencer
Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2019

Infants should lie on a firm surface, specifically on a firm crib mattress covered by a fitted sheet.

“Maternal Child Nursing Care” by Shannon E. Perry, Marilyn J. Hockenberry, Deitra Leonard Lowdermilk, David Wilson
from Maternal Child Nursing Care
by Shannon E. Perry, Marilyn J. Hockenberry, et. al.
Elsevier, 2013

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