Fisher-Price Rock 'N Play baby sleepers have been recalled after the death of 32 infants, stop using this immediately if you have one!!!
Baby sleepers are also called baby swing is used to put babies to sleep. It’s a special sleeping place for newborns, before using baby a crib.
If you have a rock ‘N play baby sleeper for your baby, just throw it before it’s too late. Though we know fisher price is a reputed baby products manufacturer, it has recalled nearly 5 million baby sleepers from US market after 10 years period for more over 30 baby’s death on Friday 11 April 2019.
CPSC the US Consumer Product Safety Commission suggests to contact Fisher-Price for a refund or voucher and should stop using Fisher-Price Rock ‘n play immediately.
We have checked market place has already removed this model from their website.
Both fisher-price and the CPSC deaths occurred when the infants rolled back or sides while unrestrained, but none of them specify how the babies died.
On Tuesday in an analysis found at least 32 infants die while using this sleeper published by Consumer Reports. Though the manufacturer said it’s safe for the infants who are not able to side or back on his stomach but the magazine reported that some who died were younger than 3 months. Davis said consumer reports had not to force behind the recall but our investigation always on.
Fisher price rock ‘n play was one of the most selling products and there are thousands of positive reviews in the large market place. The price range of the products were around $40 to $149.
In an interview (Victim’s Parents) Keenan and Evan Overton warned to other parents after their son died while sleeping in fisher-price rock ‘n play sleeper.
Keenan Overton says he was in the couch when his child was sleeping on it, he looked and found his boy was standing position but the face was down in the chair, his face was on the back and picked his boy up but the baby was already passed away. Keenan also said his babies face was blue and nose was squished in. Watch the interview from NBC Nightly News. This is really heartbreaking.
Our experts assume that maybe the baby had become prone position while he was sleeping and not able to breathe, this could be causing the death. But we are not announcing anything before furthermore research.
Read more from BBC news here:
Safety advice for your baby to sleep in a baby sleeper:
- Sleeping position could be different among different babies. Try to make your baby sleep on their back and keep their feet at the floor of the bed. If you guide this regularly it will be their habit soon.
- Try to keep your baby in normal temperature, too hot or cold may make your baby uncomfortable, then your baby will move and change the position.
- Keep your baby’s head uncovered, which will help your baby breath normally.
So if you have this model at your home, you should defiantly think twice before using this again and as fisher price will refund the value of this model you should change it.
There are many more models of this brand which is safe, you can check our expert’s review on the best baby swing which could be the best option as well as safe for your baby.