Baby Crib Rules

Baby Crib Rules

With any crib, bassinet or play yard, follow a few simple rules to keep babies sleeping safely. Bare is Best! To prevent suffocation, never place pillows or thick quilts in a baby's sleep environment. Make sure there are no gaps larger than two fingers between the sides of the crib and the mattress.
Final Rule: December 28, 2010 Effective Date For Manufacturers, Importers and Distributors: June 28, 2011 Effective Date for Child Care Organizations, Rental .
In many households, who's sleeping, who's not and how to make it happen is the bane of new parents' existence. While you can't really control baby's sleep .
When you choose a crib, check it carefully to make sure that your baby's sleep space is safe. Here's how.
The crib is the one place where babies and young children are regularly left unsupervised. To help keep your child safe, use recommended equipment properly .
The safest place for your baby to sleep is in the same room as their caregiver, but not in the same bed. Parents can always position baby's crib next to their bed .
Did you know that the features of your baby's sleep area can affect her risk for Sudden. Use a firm sleep surface, such as a mattress in a safety-approved* crib, .
Crib Regulations. Information on the latest mandatory crib safety standards including exactly how a crib should be setup in order to maximize your child's safety .
KEY POINTS. Put your baby to sleep on his back on a flat, firm surface, like a crib or bassinet. Don't bed-share. Put your baby to sleep in his own crib or bassinet.
While all cribs for sale in the US must now comply with new rules or be taken off store shelves (true even for secondhand or children's consignment shops), .