A number of companies, including John Lewis and Tesco, will no longer stock the products following claims from US authorities that the positioners are unsafe. The death of 12 babies in America have been linked to using the product, according to the US Food and Drug Administration FDA , caused by the babies rolling from their side to their front, resulting in suffocation.
Baby positioners' purpose is to keep a child in one position, on their back, while they sleep, and are marketed as being suitable for use up to the age of six months.
Amazon say they won't comment on the matter. This is an example of a baby positioner.
It still has a range of "nests" and "pods" for sale including the Cocoonababy nest and the Sleepyhead. John Lewis told said on Twitter these products are not considered sleep positioners and are therefore still on sale.
A statement from John Lewis said: JoJo Maman Bebe Several of the products were still available on eBay but a spokeswoman said it was planning to remove them. The FDA said its safety advice was to "never use infant sleep positioners.
But the deaths in the US involved babies who rolled from their sides onto their fronts before they stopped breathing, the FDA has said. In the interest of guest safety we do not allow external deliveries on to the resort or to our private car parks.
Using this type of product to hold an infant on his or her side or back is dangerous". PA A statement from the Lullaby Trust baby charity said: Sudden infant death syndrome SIDS — sometimes known as 'cot death' — is the sudden, unexpected and unexplained death of an apparently healthy baby. SIDS usually occurs when a baby is asleep, although it can occasionally happen while they're awake.
The exact cause of SIDS is unknown, but it's thought to be down to a combination of factors. How to reduce the risks according to the NHS website: Always place your baby on their back to sleep.
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Place your baby in the "feet to foot" position with their feet touching the end of the cot, Moses basket, or pram. Their blanket should be tucked in no higher than their shoulders. Let your baby sleep in a cot or Moses basket in the same room as you for the first six months.
Use a mattress that's firm, flat, waterproof and in good condition. Breastfeed your baby if you can. Smoke during pregnancy or let anyone smoke in the same room as your baby both before and after birth. Sleep on a bed, sofa or armchair with your baby. Share a bed with your baby if you or your partner smoke or take drugs, or if you've been drinking alcohol.
Let your baby get too hot or too cold. A room temperature of C, with light bedding or a lightweight baby sleeping bag, will provide a comfortable sleeping environment for your baby. Last updated Fri 6 Oct
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