Parents be advised:  over 1 million baby sling carriers have been recalled today less than 2 weeks after the Consumer Product Safety Commission issued a warning about these sling-style carriers.  According to the CPSC, 14 infant deaths have been associated with these sling-style carriers.

sling2The models being recalled:  the "Slingrider" or "Wendy Bellissimo"  from Infantino. The CPSC says these type of slings can pose a suffocation risk.  The commission is advising parents and caregivers to stop using the recalled slings immediately and contact Infantinio to receive a free replacement product.

The report said that many of the babies who died in slings were low-birth-weight twin, were born prematurely or had a cold.