How To Pick a Play Pen
Watch more Baby Gear videos: http://www.howcast.com/guides/418-Baby-Gear Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - http://howc.st/uLaHRS Pick a play pen with this simple guide. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: http://howc.st/ytmainplaylists Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - http://howc.st/HOE3aY Howcast Video Games Channel - http://howc.st/tYKKrk Howcast Tech Channel - http://howc.st/rx9FwR Howcast Food Channel - http://howc.st/umBoJX Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - http://howc.st/vmB86i Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - http://howc.st/vKjUjm Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - http://howc.st/vbbNt3 Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Check for recalls Check for recalls at cpsc.gov. Look for a JMPA logo on the playpen to ensure the proper safety standards are up to date. Step 2: Protect your baby from injury Protect your baby from injury with padding on the top and corner rails. Tip Hinges and supports should also be protected. Step 3: Make sure the playpen is sturdy Make sure the playpen is sturdy and will not tip over if the child leans on it. Step 4: Choose a play pen with safe mesh Choose a playpen with mesh sides that have holes no bigger than 1/4 inch. Tip Frequently check the mesh sides for rips and tears. Step 5: Buy a playpen that folds up Buy a playpen that folds up and fits in a carrying case for easy transport. Step 6: Send in the manufacturer's registration card Send in the manufacturer's registration card to receive recall notices. Did You Know? In the U.S., more than 2.5 million playpens, portable cribs, and play yards are sold annually.