Second Daughter requested one of these when First Grandson was born.
She says First Grandson seems to like it.
And it says right on the box not to put it anywhere but the floor or the ground (emphasis below added):
Early Show consumer correspondent Susan Koeppen reports the Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced the voluntary recall of about a million Bumbo â€œBaby Sitterâ€ Seats, made by Bumbo International, of South Africa.
The CPSC says, “If the seat is placed on a table, countertop, chair, or other elevated surface, young children can arch their backs, flip out of the Bumbo seat, and fall onto the floor, posing a risk of serious head injuries.”
I’m going to be the last person to argue that businesses are always virtuous.
They are not.
But in this case, it’s not the chairs that need to be recalled. It’s the parents.