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    Default Recall of baby monitors due to 2 deaths


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    People put the baby monitors that close to the cot that babies can reach them? I'm quite bewildered! How is that the fault of the monitor itself?

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    Because it has to be that close due to the monitoring pad that goes under the mattress... Apparently

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kimberleygal1 View Post
    People put the baby monitors that close to the cot that babies can reach them? I'm quite bewildered! How is that the fault of the monitor itself?
    I would imagine it's the cord that run from the sensor pads to the monitor. So yes, I'd say it is the fault of the design of monitor.

    ETA, thanks for the info OP. I've recently purchased an AngelCare as a gift so will let them know.

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    Quote Originally Posted by grooviechic35 View Post
    Because it has to be that close due to the monitoring pad that goes under the mattress... Apparently
    Oh ok I haven't heard of these before. They sound dodgey to me, I certainly wouldn't have bought one of that type to begin with.

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    Obviously the sensor pad didn't save the babies. Useless product.

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    I thought the angelcare ones were designed to beep when they don't sense movement or breathing.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Kimberleygal1 View Post
    People put the baby monitors that close to the cot that babies can reach them? I'm quite bewildered! How is that the fault of the monitor itself?
    Quote Originally Posted by grooviechic35 View Post
    Because it has to be that close due to the monitoring pad that goes under the mattress... Apparently
    Quote Originally Posted by Jakois View Post
    I would imagine it's the cord that run from the sensor pads to the monitor. So yes, I'd say it is the fault of the design of monitor.

    ETA, thanks for the info OP. I've recently purchased an AngelCare as a gift so will let them know.
    I have one of these and the cord from the pad to the monitor is quite long so it can reach a fair distance. I ran the cord right under the cot and had it secured along the skirting boards then up behind the dresser, unreachable for a little one.

    It's heartbreaking for the families, but it reminds me of the bumbo recall to add straps (as well as many other recalls). You need to use common sense.

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    I have this monitor and I ran the cord down under the cot and up to the unit - there is no way my baby could have got it. Sometimes people need to use common sense. I wish they were recalling these for a cash refund

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    I have read on fb that this is the American version angel care monitor and doesn't affect the australian design. Very sad that a product to give peace of mind caused two deaths.


 

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