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What is the size of a crib bumper?

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A crib bumper for a standard-size crib is about 27 inches long on the short sides and about 54 inches long on the long sides. For a portable crib, the crib bumper is about 25 inches long on the short sides and about 40 inches long on the long sides.

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What is the size of a crib bumper?
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The height of crib bumpers can vary, but is generally about 8 inches. Crib bumpers became popular when the slats in cribs were far enough apart for a baby's head to become trapped between them. All cribs sold now in North America are require to have slats close enough together so that a baby's head won't fit through. Several child safety organizations recommend against using crib bumpers because they pose a risk of suffocation and strangulation to the baby.

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