Jump to navigation. The build-up of blood in the small space puts pressure on the brain and eyes. Sometimes rough movements can also detach the retina the light-sensitive back of the eye , leading to blindness. Signs of SBIS include tiredness, irritability, and breathing problems although there may not be any obvious symptoms right away. In very serious cases loss of consciousness, blindness, motor deficits, learning disabilities, and other serious consequences including death may follow.
Swings are known to lull babies to sleep, but the fact is, they aren't safe for overnight sleep or even napping. By Claire Gagne July 9, Helen MacLeod struggled to get her first baby to fall and stay asleep, for months on end. That risk exists if your baby is sleeping in an inclined bouncer or car seat as well.
For many families, swings possess the sanity-saving ability to soothe fussy babies while giving mom and dad a much-needed break. From age and weight requirements to the recommendations on sleeping in a swing, experts weigh in on everything you need to know about baby swing safety. Whether you need to make dinner, help an older sibling with homework or — no judging — scroll through Instagram, baby swings can offer new parents a much-needed respite from holding and rocking and bouncing their little one.