These days there is a wider variety of children’s products on the market than ever before. Even basic equipment like cribs feature many different sizes and styles. New parents often feel overwhelmed trying to pick out products that will meet their children’s needs.
At the offices of Waukesha child injury lawyers Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® we are deeply concerned with the safety of our clients and their children. If you are looking for a crib for your child or a loved one’s, you may want to consider the following safety tips.
The frame of a baby’s crib should have certain basic features for safety. Make sure your child’s crib has:
If you have bought or inherited a used frame, there may be some additional risks. Carefully inspect any used crib for:
The mattress in an infant’s crib should be firm and fit tightly into the frame. If you use a bottom sheet, purchase one that is specifically made for cribs and covers the mattress tightly. Do not put pillows, comforters, soft bumper pads, or fluffy stuffed toys in the crib.