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Choosing Safe Baby Products: Playpens


These high-sided, enclosed play areas are popular because parents can put their baby in one knowing that their little one can't wander off. But playpens are no substitute for adult supervision — never leave a child unattended in a playpen.

What to look for:

SAFETY NOTES:

Reviewed by: Kate M. Cronan, MD
Date reviewed: January 2018


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