• Babies and Toddlers
    Winter Coats and Car Seats: An Unsafe Mix
    Protecting your little one is a major concern for all parents, and if you live in a cold and snowy climate, add winter coats and car seats to your list. Thankfully, the American Academy of Pediatrics, through its HealthyChildren.org website, offe...
    Steven Auger
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    Car Seats
    AAP Issues New Car Seat Guidelines
    AAP Issues New Car Seat GuidelinesIn the April issue of Pediatrics, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) now recommends toddlers be kept in rear-facing car seats at least until the age of 2, with smaller children remaining that way for even ...
    Lindsay Hutton
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    Car Seats
    Your Baby's First Car Seat
    Your Baby's First Car Seat Although parents often take their kids out of a car seat and start using regular seat belts well before the recommended age of eight years or weight of 80 pounds, putting a baby in a car seat is a no-brainer, even for...
  • Car Seats
    Car Seat and Booster Seat Safety for Kids
    New car seat guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics recommend children remain rear-facing until at least the age of 2, maybe longer. Find out how to make car safety a priority, especially if your child is young enough to be in a car s...
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    Car Seats
    Correctly Installing and Using a Car Seat
    Correctly Installing and Using a Car Seat Believe it or not, four out of five car seats are used improperly. This estimate by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is derived from the results of numerous checks conducted by safety ...
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Car Seats
    Basics of Car-Seat Safety
    Basics of Car-Seat Safety Although there's a lot to know about the proper use of car seats, the most important things to remember are: Safety Savvy To receive free materials on child passenger safety from the National SAFE KIDS Campaign, call 80...
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    Car Seats
    Infants in Car Seats
    Find out how long a child should be kept in a rear-facing car seat. ...
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Car Seats
    Is There a General Car Seat Law?
    It is a federal law that infants and children must ride buckled in car seats or seatbelts that have been properly installed and are used properly. ...
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Car Seats
    When Should Child Move to Booster Seat?
    Learn at what age, height, and weight you should take your child out of a front-facing safety seat and use a booster seat in the car. ...
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    Car Seats
    Infant Car Seats
    A conventional infant car seat is recommended over the new, built-in car seats. ...