Recall and New Report Highlight Crib Danger

    As a follow-up to our previous post on crib safety, a new report reveals that more than 9,500 infants go to the emergency room each year because of crib related injuries.  The nineteen year study by the journal Pediatrics also shows that every year an average of 113 infants die as a result of crib… Learn More »

After Decades of Controversy, Federal Regulators Change Crib Rules

    Reacting to numerous tragedies over the past few decades, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has passed new regulations requiring safer cribs for children.  The focus of the new rules is on the drop-side design, which allows one side of the crib to be raised and lowered so parents have easier access to their infants.… Learn More »

2.1 million Stork Craft Drop-Side Cribs Being Recalled Following Reports of Infant Suffocation

The Consumer Safety Product Commission (CSPC) announced Monday that more than 2.1 million drop-side cribs manufactured by Stork Craft Manufacturing are being recalled following reports of four infant suffocations. Nearly 150,000 of the cribs carry the Fisher-Price logo. It is the biggest crib recall in U.S. history. The cribs are referred to as "drop-side" cribs… Learn More »

Crib Safety Now a Focus of the Consumer Product Safety Commission

Discusses recent developments in the area of crib safety