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Fisher-Price is recalling 4.7 million Rock ‘n Play sleepers after more than 30 infant deaths. USA TODAY

A few months ago . Not a just-woke-up scream or a change-my-diaper scream but an urgent, distressed scream.

My wife had just gone back to work from maternity leave so I was obsessive about checking on the baby. A few minutes prior she was relaxing in her Fisher-Price Rock ‘N Play. But when I peered at her she was face-down wailing in the inclined sleeper.

I grabbed the baby; called my wife stammering with panicked guilt; and tossed the product into the bowels of the basement. The Rock ‘N Play was recalled April 12 due