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A 20-year-old female asked:

Are crib bumpers really unsafe for babies? are the breathable mesh options safer? i'm worried about her getting her hands stuck if i don't use one.

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Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Crib safety: Any bumper is unsafe. You want as little as possible in your child's crib to reduce suffocation hazards. Pillows should also be avoided. Here is a video from the consumer product safety commission about crib safety tips: http://www.Cpsc.Gov/safety-education/safety-education-centers/cribs/.

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Last updated Nov 10, 2015

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