For many parents, babywearing promotes a positive bond between parent and child.

The key for any mom, dad, or caregiver who wears their baby is education. In the first few months of life, babies cannot control their heads because of weak neck muscles. We at CPSC want babywearers caring for infants younger than 4 months old to keep this in mind.

Babywearers should place their baby’s face at or above the rim of a sling or wrap so that their face is visible.

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Infantino is voluntarily recalling 1 million “SlingRider” and “Wendy Bellissimo” infant slings in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

CPSC is aware of three reports of deaths that occurred in these slings in 2009: a 7-week-old infant in Philadelphia, Pa.; a 6-day-old infant in Salem, Ore.; and a 3-month-old infant in Cincinnati, Ohio.

If you own these slings, you should immediately stop using them and contact Infantino for a free replacement product. (…)

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