FDA Issues Warning on Infant Sleep Positioners

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10/14/10
The American Nurses Association (ANA) Dept. of Nursing Practice and Policy provides the following MedWatch Safety Alert received from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA):

FDA and the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued a warning not to use Infant sleep positioners. In the last 13 years, the federal government has received 12 reports of babies known to have died from suffocation associated with their sleep positioners. Most of the babies suffocated after rolling from the side to the stomach.

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