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#1 of 4 Old 03-09-2010, 08:40 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I know this is in babywearing, I think it should be posted here as well.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/0..._n_492186.html

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WASHINGTON — The government is preparing a safety warning about baby slings – those popular and fashionable infant carriers that parents strap around their chests to give the little ones a cuddle on the move.

The concern: Infants can suffocate, and at least a few have.

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Glad that the ones that are dangerous might be less popular. Sorry that I think this is going to be translated in the minds of the public as "babywearing is not safe."

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Oh yeah, more ammunition against BWing . Those "slings" that are dangerous SHOULD be taken off of the market!

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Strollers, cribs, and playpens have all caused deaths. Yet those aren't being debated and I'm sure never will be.

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