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crib

(krĭb) [AS. cribbe, manger]
1. A framework around a denture or a natural tooth to serve as a brace or supporting structure.
2. A small bed with long legs and high sides for an infant or young child.
Medical Dictionary, © 2009 Farlex and Partners

CRIB

Abbrev. for Clinical Risk Index for Babies. This is a scoring tool for assessing the initial neonatal risk of babies and for comparing the performance of neonatal intensive care units.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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Kakos had to find suppliers that believed in the company enough to do smaller quantities and still work hard on them to the point of delivering superior quality, even if it was only one or two cribs at a time.
A spokesman from the National Childbirth Trust said: "On November 25, 2015, NCT communicated a statement on the use of the Bednest crib, namely that experts had identified that, if the drop-side of the crib is in the halfway position, there is a small but plausible risk that a baby could move onto or over the side of the crib and suffer injury or death as a result."
That said, as part of this effort CPSC staff has been reviewing incident data to identify crib bumper features or characteristics that create a safety hazard.
The study called for banning the sale of infant crib bumpers in the U.S.
nKeep the crib clear of blankets, bumpers, pillows, stuffed toys, positioning devices and other hazards.
* Because there is no evidence that bumper pads or similar products that attach to crib slats or sides prevent injury in young infants, and because there is the potential for suffocation, entrapment, and strangulation, these products are not recommended.
It is the fifth year the cribs - small sheds housing artistically tailored nativity scenes - have been dotted around Porthcawl streets in the run-up to Christmas.
"Effective June 2011, cribs manufactured, sold, or leased in the United States must comply with the new federal standards," the CPSC said in a Dec.
The crib was handmade by Clifford, of Mount, along with Ken Rawcliffe.
In all four cases, CPSC urged consumers to stop using the crib and contact the manufacturer or importer to receive a free repair kit that will immobilize the drop-side rail.
Thrissur (Kerala) Dec 24 (ANI): A jewellery shop in Thrissur in Kerala has come out with an expensive golden crib using latest fashion ornaments and precious stones to create a Christmas mood for customers.