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Maryland May Ban Crib Bumpers

For several years the safety of crib bumpers have been called into question.      Some have linked the bumpers to infant strangulation,entrapment, and suffocation.   Retailers would have until June 21,2013  to comply with the ban.     The ban does not include the mesh crib bumpers. The proposed regulation defines baby bumper pads to be banned as: “a …

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Baby Bumper Bumped in Chicago

Chicago city ordinance has been enacted that bans baby bumpers. Although there is not federal rule against baby bumpers the Chicago felt that it was enough of a public safety concern to enact the ordinance. Baby bumpers have been linked to some infant suffocation deaths. In seven months retailers in the city of Chicago are …