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Are Sleep Machines Dangerous for Your Child?

An article in The New York Times reports “Devices that produce soothing sounds in order to lull infants to sleep can be loud enough at maximum volume to damage their hearing.” Though many sleep experts advise parents to use noisemakers to ensure the best rest for their newborn, researchers at the University of Toronto found that many of these devices deliver noise that is unsafe for adults. “The study authors recommended that manufacturers limit the maximum noise level of infant sleep machines.”

Read it in The New York Times.