NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — They’re often called ‘sleep machines’ and millions of parents use them to help get their babies to sleep, many experts even recommend them.
However, new research has found that the machines could actually hurt your baby’s ears, CBS 2’s Dr. Max Gomez reported.
The machines make a variety of sounds including heartbeats, rain, crashing waves, and white noise.
They’re supposed to soothe a baby to sleep or mask ambient sounds that could otherwise keep them awake, but they could also hurt your baby’s hearing.
For more from CBS 2’s Dr. Max Gomez check out the above video.
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