Like anything safety comes first and a misused sling can be just as dangerous as a misused car seat. It's up to the parents and caregivers to read the instructions on products and to research and educated them selves about the equipment they use with their children. Baby Carriers like slings are perfectly safe when they are used properly.
How safe are baby slings? About as safe as it gets ….
To put the safety of infant slings in perspective, here are a few numbers for you:HERE to read the entire article on Wrapsody
The likelihood you’ll get struck by lightning — 1:280,000.
The odds that you’ll die of a tsunami in the US — 1:500,000.
The odds an earth-impacting asteroid will kill you — between 1:200,000 and 1:500,000
The odds your infant will die in a car accident — 21:100,000
The odds your infant will die from a circumcision procedure — 1:500,000
The odds your infant will die in an infant sling — 1:700,000