Are bumper pads safe in cribs?

Answer On One Hand: Must Be Used ProperlyAccording to Sarah Holmes, Ph.D., bumper pads are safe, as long as it "fits around the entire inside of the baby crib, so that there is nowhere the baby could stic... Read More »

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Are drop cribs safe?

On One Hand: Plastic PartsRecalls have been announced by the Consumer Product and Safety Commission for drop cribs that pose a danger to children when the plastic hardware breaks, is deformed or th... Read More »

Are convertible cribs safe?

On One Hand: They Can Be SafeAs long as the crib meets the safety standards made by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) in 1999, the convertible crib should be safe. Convertible crib... Read More »

When does a baby not need bumper pads?

Experts recommend against bumper pads altogether because of increased suffocation risk. If you choose to use one, remove it when your baby can roll over and sit up, usually between four and eight m... Read More »

Is it safe to use s.o.s pads on a glass stovetop?

Yes, as long as the stove top is real glass with no paint or enamel. Contrary to popular belief, S.O.S. pads do not scratch glass. I use them all the time on glass cookware and even have used the... Read More »