Follow the probation officers request, your son will not die. Ask the probation officer why he wants that done. Do not cuddle your baby!
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Call the probation officer and discuss your concerns. The probation officer has broad authority over the terms but a juvenile court will usually listen to the parents. If you don't get anywhere with the probation officer you could write a letter to the judge or magistrate requesting them to modify the condition.
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Counsel are correct in their advice - contact the officer to discuss your concerns, and set a good example for your son by following the rules until you've had them modified by the Court or the probation officer. Good luck to you both.
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