Is my crib safe?

Answer On One Hand: Newer Cribs Are Built to Exacting StandardsFactors that make a crib safe include: Slats no further than 2 3/8 inches apart; corner posts that stand at least 16 inches above the crib's ... Read More »

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Is it safe to cover a crib?

Covering a crib with a blanket or anything solid is dangerous and could lead to an infant suffocating. For older babies, a breathable mesh tent that allows air circulation and keeps them from attem... Read More »

Are crib bumpers safe?

On One Hand: Crib Bumpers Protect Babies From Crib SlatsMany parents use crib bumpers on their infants' cribs to keep them from hitting their heads on the crib bars. Bumpers also help keep limbs fr... Read More »

How to Buy a Safe Portable Crib?

A portable crib or travel crib can provide a safe haven for a baby to sleep when a full-sized crib isn't an option, such at a relative's house or at a hotel. These smaller versions of a full-size c... Read More »

How to Ensure Safe Use of a Baby Crib?

A baby crib is the only place you will ever consider leaving your baby unattended. So it’s very important to assemble the crib carefully, monitor it closely, and maintain it regularly.