Safety Tips


   

               

FAILURE TO FOLLOW THE MANUFACTURER'S INSTRUCTIONS CAN RESULT IN DEATH OR SERIOUS INJURY.  ONLY USE THE CARRIER WITH CHILDREN WEIGHING BETWEEN 8 AND 35 POUNDS. 

 

 

  • Read and follow all printed instructions before use.
  • Check for ripped seams, or abnormal wear and tear.  If found, stop using sling and contact Poppy and Dave immediately.
  • Always check to ensure that all rings and tails are secure.
  • Ensure that the baby is safely positioned in the sling carrier according to instructions.
  • Never leave a baby in a sling carrier that is not being worn.
  • Check on the baby often.  Ensure that the baby is periodically repositioned.
  • Never use a sling carrier when balance or mobility is impaired because of exercise, drowsiness or medical conditions.
  • Never place more than one baby in the sling carrier.  Never use/wear more than one sling carrier at a time.
  • Never use sling carrier while engaging in activities such as cooking and cleaning which involve a heat source or exposure to chemicals.
  • Never wear a sling carrier while driving or being a passenger in a motor vehicle.    

 

SUFFOCATION HAZARD 

  • BABIES YOUNGER THAN 4 MONTHS CAN SUFFOCATE IN THIS PRODUCT IF FACE IS PRESSED TIGHTLY AGAINST YOUR BODY. BABIES AT GREATEST RISK OF SUFFOCATION INCLUDE THOSE BORN PREMATURELY AND THOSE WITH RESPIRATORY PROBLEMS.
  • CHECK OFTEN TO MAKE SURE THE BABY'S FACE IS UNCOVERED, CLEARLY VISIBLE, AND AWAY FROM THE CAREGIVERS BODY AT ALL TIMES.
  • MAKE SURE THE BABY DOES NOT CURL INTO A POSITION WITH THE CHIN RESTING ON OR NEAR THE BABYS CHEST.  THIS POSITION CAN INTERFERE WITH BREATHING, EVEN WHEN NOTHING IS COVERING NOSE OR MOUTH.
  • IF YOU NURSE YOUR BABY IN CARRIER, ALWAYS REPOSITION AFTER FEEDING SO BABY'S FACE IS NOT PRESSED AGAINST YOUR BODY.
  • NEVER USE THIS CARRIER WITH BABIES SMALLER THAN 8 POUNDS WITHOUT SEEKING THE ADVICE OF A HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL.

 

FALL HAZARD 

  • LEANING, BENDING OVER, OR TRIPPING CAN CAUSE BABY TO FALL. KEEP ONE HAND ON BABY WHILE MOVING.