Top Recalls and Warnings for Parents
Of Infants and Toddlers in 2019
#1 Popular item is the Fisher Price Rock and Play Sleeper and inclined sleepers in play yards.
This has been a popular item in the past few years, but the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) urges parents to stop using this product immediately due to 32 infant deaths.
#2 High Chairs, Neck Supports, Bouncers, Toddler Bikes, Toys and more with recent recalls.
As of August 2019 there are new rules for high chairs. The Consumer Product Safety Commission and the AAP recommend that your high chair meets manufacturing or import on or after June 19th to meet new guidelines.
The Boppy Head and Neck support that goes in infant seats has been recalled because the head area can be overstuffed and cause suffocation.
#3 Be aware of what is in your baby’s food and juice. Recently it has been brought to light the many metals and toxins that are in commercial baby foods and juices.
#4 Child Restraint and Car Seats. Car seats now have been given expiration dates. Please make sure your child is in a safety approved seat. It is recommended that infants and toddlers stay rear facing through the age of 2. https://www.healthychildren.org/English/safety-prevention/on-the-go/Pages/Car-Safety-Seats-Information-for-Families.aspx
To check to see if your car seat has been recalled:
#5 Recent Food Recalls and Warnings. This involves more than 100 vegetable products from places such as Aldi’s and Trader Joe’s.