Should You Use a Bumper Pad in Your Crib?

Like many things when it comes to caring for infants, the opinions of certain practices seem to change from time to time as more research is completed. Recently, there has been a debate of whether parents should make use of the bumper pads that have been a popular part of crib sets for decades, in the crib. The bumper pads are often attached to the interior of the crib to prevent the infant in the crib from hitting their heads on the side of the crib and hurting themselves. These bumper pads wrap around the entire interior of the crib and have been a great safety measure in the past.

Though more and more experts are recommending that these crib bumper pads be removed from the crib sets, many parents … Continue Reading >>