August 21, 2014 is a date that forever changed the lives of parents whose infant son died while at his daycare center. This tragic wrongful death that occurred at a daycare does shed light on a practice that some parents and daycare providers practice that can have deadly results. In Webster Grove, Missouri a 7 month old infant was found dead under a weighted blanket.
A weighted blanked is a blanket that has items such as flax seed, beans, poly pellets or other items sewn between the fabric. Some blankets are a DIY home project while others are prescribed or obtained from medical equipment vendor.