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Two once-popular baby products officially banned in United States. Here’s what parents need to know

The federal government has taken the final steps to ban inclined infant sleepers and crib bumpers. Officials say the items were dangerous and parents should not be using them.

This means infant sleepers and crib bumpers are banned from being sold, manufactured, and distributed in the United States. The Consumer Product Safety Commission just passed these two final rules.

It comes after Congress passed the Safe Sleep for Babies Act last year, which requires these items to be off the market.

The number one thing parents need to remember is the best place for an infant to sleep is a firm, flat surface in a crib or a bassinet.

The CPSC says infants should always be placed on their backs to sleep. And if the baby falls asleep in an upright position, you’ll want to move the baby to a flat surface to better protect them.

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