Frequent question: Why do mobiles work on babies?

Are Baby Mobiles good for babies?

You might think an eye-catching mobile, cheerful night-light, or quiet music would help your baby fall asleep. Instead, they can distract your baby and keep him awake.

Why are mobiles bad for babies?

Because string can be a strangulation hazard, never use it to hang anything on or near the crib, including a mobile. Securely affix the mobile at a height your baby can’t reach when she’s lying on her back. The AAP advises against mobiles with strings or ribbons.

How long do babies need mobiles?

To help prevent strangulation, measure the length of the strings. Strings on mobiles should not exceed 7 inches in length, or else they become a strangulation risk to your baby.

How can I protect my baby from cell phone radiation?

Increase the distance between you and your cell phone whenever it is on, to reduce your exposure to radiation emitted. For example, do not use a cell phone while a child is on your lap, and do not carry your cell phone in your baby carrier, crib, or pockets.

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