Skip Nav
Big Kid
14 Steps to Raising a Well-Rounded Child That Every Parent Should Know
Themed Party
Get Lost in This Whimsical Enchanted-Forest-Themed Party
Food and Fun
18 Lunch Ideas to Spread the Valentine's Love

Bumbo Recalls Baby Seats

Recall Alert: Will You Retire or Repair Your Bumbo?

Uh-oh: some bad news about Bumbo, makers of the ubiquitous baby seats that many a mama consider a lifesaver (and arm saver). Responding to dozens of injuries, including 19 scary infant skull fractures, Bumbo International Trust is voluntarily recalling about 4 million Bumbo Baby Seats to add a restraint belt.

If you're a devoted Bumbo user, here's what you need to do: go to the company's website to complete an order form, and you'll receive a free repair kit, including a belt with a new warning sticker, installation instructions, and proper use instructions.

While most moms know the dangers of putting a Bumbo on a raised surface, I'll admit that I fed my daughter in her Bumbo for months . . . and it was often sitting on my kitchen counter. What then seemed convenient and easy — after all, I was never more than a few feet away and the play tray added a barrier — now just seems scary. I already ordered my repair kit, but what is your Bumbo plan? Ditch, repair, or ignore the recall? Weigh in below!

Around The Web
Time-Lapse of Mom vs. Triplets and Toddler at Bedtime
Things I'd Rather Do Than Make Lunch
Babies and Hair Tourniquets
All the Wines That Pair Best With Your Child's Crappy Behavior

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

Join The Conversation
Latest Moms
X