Safe sleep has always been an important topic – and it finally has been getting the buzz and attention it deserves.
We recognize that all the media coverage and online conversation comes with some confusion, questions, and concerns from moms, dads and caregivers. We hope to help bring some clarity.
There is a lot to digest in the CPSC’s new federal safety standard for infant sleep products and the American Academy of Pediatrics’ (AAP) updated safe sleep recommendations. We will try to help distill this information here, but first want to set the record straight: Nursing and infant support products (sometimes referred to as “nursing pillows”) are not – nor have they every been – sleep products. These important products are designed for supervised awake time only and should never be used for sleep or in any sleep area.
Now, here’s what you need to know about the latest rules and guidance for safe sleep:
If you have any questions about these or any other related guidelines or regulations, please don’t hesitate to contact product manufacturers or healthcare professionals.