Babies love and need close contact, and infant carriers are ideal for nestling them against their parents. Most injuries that occur with these carriers result from falls. Two types of carriers are available: one is pouch-like, and the other has a frame.
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Reviewed by: Steven Dowshen, MD
Date reviewed: February 2014
Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses and treatment, consult your doctor.
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