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Is it safe to use crib bumpers?

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Dr. Melissa Arca
Pediatrics
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In brief: No

Crib bumpers have been shown to be a major suffocation and strangulation risk for infants.
Although sold as part of elaborate crib bedding ensembles, crib bumpers are not needed, and in fact, they are hazardous to your baby's sleep health. When preparing your baby's crib, keep this in mind: bare, boring, and no crib bumpers. Use only a tight fitting mattress and crib sheet in your baby's crib.

In brief: No

Crib bumpers have been shown to be a major suffocation and strangulation risk for infants.
Although sold as part of elaborate crib bedding ensembles, crib bumpers are not needed, and in fact, they are hazardous to your baby's sleep health. When preparing your baby's crib, keep this in mind: bare, boring, and no crib bumpers. Use only a tight fitting mattress and crib sheet in your baby's crib.
Dr. Melissa Arca
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Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Pediatrics

In brief: Crib bumpers

No, crib bumpers can cause a baby to get suffocated.

In brief: Crib bumpers

No, crib bumpers can cause a baby to get suffocated.
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
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