As of June 21, it is against the law to sell crib bumpers in the state of Maryland.
Maryland’s health department on Friday officially proposed the first statewide ban on the sale of crib bumper pads in cribs to begin next year.
Dangers in the crib. Maryland health officials say an accessory that’s designed to make the crib safe can really be deadly.
The Maryland health department will be discussing its next steps in an investigation into baby crib bumper pads, which some studies have linked to asphyxia and death in young infants.
A strong warning for parents who may be using crib bumpers. A Maryland panel of pediatricians wants to strip them from shelves.