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FDA Warns Against Baby Neck Floats After A Reported Death

1 month ago   |   By Scary Mommy

The Food and Drug Administration issued a new alert earlier this week warning parents to stop using baby neck floats on their kids, as doing so could lead to serious injury or even be fatal. The organization emphasized the warning for babies who have developmental or special needs and might be using infant neck floats as a part of water therapy. “The risks of using baby neck floats include death due to drowning and suffocation, strain, and injury to a baby's neck. Babies with special needs such as spina bifida or SMA Type 1 may be at an increased risk for serious injury,” namely, an...
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