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Infant rocking sleepers from multiple brands are being recalled weeks after Fisher-Price

Just two weeks after the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced all models of the Fisher-Price Rock 'n Play sleeper have been recalled, the CPSC has announced another recall of inclined infant sleepers.

Kids II has voluntarily recalled nearly 694,000 of its Rocking Sleepers after five infants died in the sleepers. Some of the infants "rolled from their back to their stomach while unrestrained," the CPSC notes

The sleepers were sold between March 2012 and April 2019 at major retailers including Walmart, Target and Toys "R" Us for between $40 and $80. The sleepers were sold under multiple brand names, including: Bright Starts, Ingenuity, DreamComfort, Taggies and Disney Baby.

If you have one of these rocking sleeper, stop using it and contact Kids II for a refund or voucher.

"At Kids II, our number one priority is the safety and well-being of the families who love our brands and use our products," the company notes in a statement emailed to Motherly and posted on Facebook. "We are devastated by the loss of any child, and our hearts go out to the families affected. We are committed to proactively informing parents on safe sleep habits for all of our sleep products."

The recall comes after an investigation by Consumer Reports amid growing frustration from parents who say their children sleep best in inclined sleepers. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, the safest place for a baby to sleep is "on his or her back on a firm sleep surface such as a crib or bassinet with a tight-fitting sheet."

Kids II tells Motherly the company has been "actively working with the CPSC to understand and address this issue, we believe there is inconsistency in standards on products marketed for inclined sleep. This must be addressed industry-wide, and we will have an active voice in these discussions to ensure safe sleep solutions."

Again, if you have one of these sleepers, the company and the CPSC ask that you stop using it and contact Kids II at 1-866-869-7954 8:00 or visit www.kids2.com and click on "IMPORTANT RECALL INFORMATION" (at the top of the website).

Here is a full list of the product names and model numbers of the sleepers being recalled:

Style Number

Product Name

10081

Bright Starts Playtime To Bedtime Rocking Sleeper

10126

Rock & Dream Sleeper - Iggy

10127

Ingenuity Rock And Dream Sleeper Lucy

10148

Ingenuity Moonlight Rocking Sleeper Cuddle Giraffe

10178

Bright Starts Pretty In Pink Playtime To Bedtime Rocking Sleeper

10289

Ingenuity Smartrock Poweradapt Sleeper Cambridge

10292

Ingenuity Rock N' Soothe Sleeper Dayton

10320

Automatic Rock 'N Soothe Sleeper - Cuddle Lamb

10380

Ingenuity Moonlight Rocking Sleeper Cuddle Lion

10568

Ingenuity Soothing Light Rocking Sleeper Vesper

10729

Bright Starts Toucan Tango Rocking Sleeper

10872

Ingenuity Moonlight Rocking Sleeper Zoo Zoo Zebra

10888

DreamComfort Automatic Rocking Sleeper - Whitley

10890

DreamComfort Soothing Light Rocking Sleeper - Addington

11021

Bright Starts Rocking Sleeper Jungle Bursts

11022

Bright Starts Pretty In Pink Rocking Sleeper Jungle Blooms

11063

Rock n' Soothe Sleeper - Moxley

11164

Ingenuity Moonlight Rocking Sleeper Lullaby Lion

11171

Ingenuity Rock N' Soothe Sleeper SUNNY SNUGGLES

11357

Ingenuity Rock N' Soothe Sleeper DAYTON

11429

Ingenuity Dream Comfort Automatic Rocking Sleeper Braden

11714

DreamComfort Automatic Rocking Sleeper - Anders

11792

Automatic Rock 'n Soothe Sleeper - Nolan

11894

Bright Starts ROCKING SLEEPER - JUNGLE GARDEN

11895

Bright Starts ROCKING SLEEPER - EVENING SAFARI

11962

Automatic Rock 'n Soothe Sleeper - Flora the Unicorn

12115

Automatic Rock N Soothe Sleeper – Nolan - Display

60130

Taggies Snuggle Me Sleeper Nestling Vine

60131

Bright Starts Playtime To Bedtime Sleeper

60163

Bright Starts Pretty In Pink Playtime To Bedtime Sleeper

60327

Ingenuity Moonlight Rocking Sleeper Deluxe Emerson

60328

Disney Baby/Bright Starts Bows & Butterflies Sleeper Minnie Mouse

60331

Ingenuity Moonlight Rocking Sleeper Lullaby Lamb

60401

Bright Starts Playtime To Bedtime Sleeper Playful Pinwheels

60600

Ingenuity Moonlight Rocking Sleeper Deluxe Winslow

60635

Ingenuity Moonlight Rocking Sleeper Deluxe Seneca

All cloth component parts of the models identified above

[Disclosure: Motherly has a working relationship with Kids II.]

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