Beware the Babocush
Updated: Sep 18, 2018
When my son was a baby, I couldn’t get him to nap except in his bouncer seat. Sometimes I would sit on the floor rocking him with my foot for an hour—if I stopped, he would wake up and scream. These are not particularly joyful memories.
I would do a lot of things differently with him, sleep-wise, if I were doing it all over again. For one thing, I wouldn’t let him snooze in that bouncer. As I’ve recently learned, several popular children’s sleep products pose risks for babies before they turn 1, and infant deaths caused by some have been increasing. Experts warn that a handful of new, trendy products are potentially risky, too. In a study published in January, researchers found (read more)...