Safe Cuddling Suit???!!!!!

Katherine - posted on 02/10/2011 ( 7 moms have responded )

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On the outside the suit resembles standard winter outerwear parents can pick-up in the toddler isles of retail stores such as Patagonia or the GAP. But on the inside, the futuristic romper is outfitted with sensors, speakers and flashing lights that alert parents or guardians to improper touch.

In a bold endeavor the designer not only dares to define what areas on a child’s body are ‘unsafe’ to touch (in case you are wondering, the chest, groin and buttocks regions will trigger an alarm), he also has determined the length of time consistent touch should take place before an alarm sounds (30 seconds in a safe zone, 20 seconds in an ambiguous zone and any touch in an unsafe zone).

Never intending to take the suit to market, Fisher says after creating plans and a prototype, “I then went out and showed the design proposal to parents, child minders and a child protection professional. What was originally intended as an ironic comment became a lot more complex.” No kidding.

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Amanda - posted on 02/10/2011

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Wouldnt it just be easier and cheaper not to let your young toddler out of your eye sight?? Call me old school but if my child minder needs a suit to make sure people arent touching my child, maybe they shouldnt be minding my children :0)

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Tara - posted on 02/11/2011

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This is for real???
It seems like a joke to me.
And utterly ridiculous fear mongering if it's not a joke.
I would like to interview any parents who actually buy this suit.

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Some people really do take things too far...I think I'll just keep my eye on my son as I already do.

Can we only protect our children against inappropriate touching in winter then, because the child would be dangerously hot in summer!

Also would the alarm go off if the child sat down on their bum?

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Lol i feel my daughters nappy to see if its full...that would be a good look if she started flashing and beeping wouldnt it =s

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So..... if you're carrying your kid for more than 30 seconds he/she will start beeping or something? My arm is always touching my son's butt while I'm carrying him. What then?

Crazy.

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