A new report however from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds the products have caused 13 suffocation deaths in young infants since 1997. Unintentional suffocation is the leading cause of injury death for U.S. children younger than 1-year-old, according to the CDC.
the CDC's report, researchers reviewed information collected by the
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the U.S. Consumer Product
Safety Commission (CPSC) between 1997 and 2011 on the natures of deaths
associated with infant sleep positioners. The devices aim to keep a baby
in a specific position while sleeping.
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