Choosing Safe Baby Products: Playpens

Choosing Safe Baby Products: Playpens

Lea este articulo en EspanolThese high-sided, enclosed play areas are popular because they allow parents to put their baby down with the knowledge that their little one can't wander off. However, playpens are no substitute for adult supervision — never leave a child unattended in a playpen.

What to look for:

SAFETY NOTES:

Reviewed by: Susan Kelly, MD, and Kate M. Cronan, MD
Date reviewed: September 2013





Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.

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