Rock n' Play Sleeper recalled by Fisher-Price

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LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - Fisher-Price recalled all models of the Rock n' Play Sleeper on Friday. This is due to several infant fatalities which have occurred due to infant rolling onto their stomach or side while unrestrained.

Around 4.7 million products are being recalled. Since 2009, 30 infant fatalities have occurred in Rock 'n Play Sleepers.

Consumers should immediately stop using the product and contact Fisher-Price for a refund or voucher.

At the Take 2 Children's Consignment sale at Lancaster Event Center, three Rock N' Plays were pulled from the sales floor.

"When we started this weekend, we had six, but they're so popular," said Juile Neito, the owner of Take 2. "It's disappointing for us, you know, any time a product is recalled and people love it, but safety is always first."

New moms across Lincoln say they don't know what they'll do now that the sleepers were recalled.

"It was a big 'Oh no' when we saw the articles about warnings about it because this Rock N' Play, I feel like most parents own it," said new mom Sara Racicot. "This is one of the first things I put my child in.

Racicot says the Rock N' Play came in handy when she needed to do chores.

"You know, I don't have three arms yet so it's kind of been acting like my third arm when I need to get something done," Racicot said.

Fisher-Price is asking parents to mail in the hub assemblies on the ends of the Rock N' Play for a full refund, but new parents say they aren't sure they want to quit using the sleeper all together.

"I think I'm going to talk to my husband about it," Racicot said. "We have to decide, do we get rid of it? Do we just use it in very limited ways? Or are we just going to continue to do what we've been doing? There are a lot of unknowns right now."

Racicot says she hopes this recall will lead to a better product in the future.

"I'm hoping it will get some bright minds to think outside the box of how can we replace this into something that's safer," Racicot said.

To contact Fisher-Price, go to www.service.mattel.com and click on “Recalls & Safety Alerts” or at 866-812-6518 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday for more information.

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