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July 30, 1946. E. J. WEISEL 2,404,935 BEDDING FOR INFANT’S CRIBS Filed April 14, l\943 INiENTOR." mm Patented July 30, 1946 ' j UNITED I . ' I 2,404,935 STATES ' PATENT 2,404,935 OFFICE ,' ’ . BEDDING FOR INFANTS’ CRIBS _ _ Eliza. J. Weisel, VanNuys, Calif. v I ‘ Application April 14, 1943, Serial No. ‘482,998 2’ Claims. (01. 5-343) 1 2 The presentinvention relates to bedding for infants and has particular reference to improve ments in devices adapted to maintain infants comfortably and securely tucked up in bed. It is the general object of my invention to pro vide simple, inexpensive and convenient devices which, while designed to allow the infant full freedom of all movements necessary for comfort and exercise, is capable of restraining such move . the infant comfortably in positions controlled by the above described anchoring means, light and thin material may be used in the construction thereof, and any preferred bed cover should be added to suit temperature conditions. But as such bed covers form no part of my invention, they are not illustrated in the drawing. Prefer ably, the opening along the front of the sleeping bag should extend far enough down to permit ments on the part of the infant as would be likely 10 dressing of the infant without disconnecting the to result in entanglement with bed covers and which might even result in injury to the infant. To this end, my invention resides in the com binations hereinafter fully described, and a pre ferred form of the invention is illustrated in the appended drawing, of which: Fig. 1 is a plan view of an infant’s crib, in which is embodied the features of my invention; Fig. 2 is a substantially corresponding view but shoulder straps. \ As stated, the device of my invention is de signed to offer the infant freedom of all necessary movements. To this end, the loop formed by combining the bands 6, 1 should be long enough to permit the infant to roll over on either side or even turn on its stomach. It is important to note in this connection that this loop is attached to the upper end of the bag, the perforations l2 being placed as close to this with some parts of the device removed therefrom; edge as possible, in order that the infant may be and Fig. 3 is a perspective outline of the parts of tethered from a point near the top of the shoul the device not shown in Fig. 2. ders. When so placed, it is seen that the infant has freedom of all necessary leg movements but The crib, or bed may be of any conventional design and construction, including the usual 25 is, because of the anchoring of the bottom end of frame I, supporting the spring and mattress 2, the bag, restrained from turning crosswise or even such as are ordinarily used therein. A strap 3 clear around in the crib, thereby possibly to be is made at both ends with bands or ribbons 4, 5, come entangled in the bed covers or even to suf by means of which the strap may be stretched focate beneath these covers. across the mattress and tied to the side members 30 It is understood, of course, that the front open of the bed frame. Other fastening means may be ing of the sleeping bag should be suitably closed substituted, if preferred. Bands 6, 1 are suitably in order to prevent the infant from kicking its secured'to this strap, substantially in the center legs through this opening and so to expose its thereof. body, thereby to endanger its health. Illustra A sleeping bag 8 is shown ?tted with shoulder tive of such fastening means, I have shown rib straps 9, ID at the open end thereof, and it is at bons l6, l1 tied to close the opening, but other the closed bottom provided with a loop I I. It is closing means may be substituted. ‘ also important to note that perforations [2 are While the sleeping bag should be large enough placed in the back of the bag adjacent to the an to a?ord the infant full freedom of leg move choring point of the shoulder straps 9, ID. 40 ments, it is seen that, because it is anchored to This sleeping bag is placed in position to receive the foot end of the crib, it will not be possible for the infant by first passing one of the bands 6, ‘I the child to kick its way to the upper end of the through the perforations l2. The ends of these crib. In this manner, danger of injury due to bands are, for convenience, ?tted with suitable collision of the infant's head with the upper end fasteners I3, I4, whereby to tie these ends to 45 of the crib is eliminated. gether, or a safety pin may be substituted if pre I am aware that other devices have been pro ferred. posed for controlling the movements of an infant The bag is now laid on the mattress and the reposing in its crib, but such devices as have come infant placed therein, whereupon the shoulder to my notice have failed in some respects to ac straps 9, I0 are bent over its shoulders and pinned 50 complish the results above outlined. This is part on the front of the bag, all substantially as indi ly due to the fact that no such device of which cated in Fig. 1. It then only remains to pass a I have knowledge contains all of the aforenamed ribbon is through the loop I l and to tie the ends features, and also because such features as they of this ribbon to the foot end of the bed frame. do include have not been properly placed and The purpose of the sleeping bag being to retain 55 proportioned entirely to restrain objectionable 2,404,935 3 movements on the part of the child reposing within the crib. I claim: 1. A garment for an infant reposing in a crib comprising, a strap stretched transversely across the crib and attached to the side members of the crib frame, bands fastened to said strap at the center thereof, a sleeping bag the upper edge of which is shaped to ?t under the arms of an in fant and‘ having perforations at the upper ‘edge . thereof for receiving said bands, the latter ‘hav ing elements for fastening the ends thereof to gether to form a loop by means of which the bag is freely anchored to the strap, a fabric loop fastened to the bottom edge of the bag, and a strap passing through said loop and attached to the crib frame at the foot end corners thereof. 4 2. A garment for an infant reposing in a crib comprising, a strap stretched transversely across the crib and attached to the side members of the crib frame, bands fastened to said strap at the center thereof, a sleeping bag the upper edge of which is shaped to ?t under the arms of an in fant and having perforations at the upper edge thereof for receiving said bands, the latter hav ing elements for fastening the ends thereof to gether to form a loop bymeans of which the bag is freely anchored to the ‘strap, shoulder straps fastened to the edge of the bag opening adjacent said perforations, a loop fastened to the bottom edge of. the bag at the center thereof, and a strap passing through said loop and attached to the foot end corners of the crib. ELIZA J. WEISEL.