>They said it was impossible… – fitting 3 car seats across the back seat – some tips, tricks & "go to" seats

> Safety 1st Go, Chicco Key Fit 30, Britax Boulevard 3 car seats in 2008 Range Rover Sport Fitting 3 car seats across the back seat is a challenge.  Truth be told, it is not possible in many vehicles.  In other vehicles, it requires just the right combination of seats – not only a specific … Continue reading

>FREAKONOMICS Fallacy: An Economist or a Pediatrician – Who Would You Trust To Keep Your Child Safe?

> Economists vs Pediatricians Who is really looking out for your child’s safety? Unfortunately, many parents have mistakenly put their trust in the economists Steven Levitt & Stephen Dubner, co-authors of the popular book Freakonomics, rather than following the advice of pediatricians and the medical community when it comes to protecting their children in the … Continue reading

>1 Minute Tip: Learn WHY babies & toddlers ride rear-facing from this fantastic video.

> Babies ride rear-facing. Everyone knows that. But do you know why (and not just because safety experts say so). This 1 minute video explains “why” more eloquently than any I’ve seen before. If everyone forwards this video to one parent of a toddler – think how many kids could get to ride 5 times … Continue reading

Shopping Carts & Car Seats: A Dangerous Combination – Evidence-Based Medicine from this month’s PEDIATRICS

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Parents use infant car seats as more than just car seats. Babies are often carried in these seats, ride in them on stroller frames, sit in them atop shopping carts, and nap in them while in the house and on the go. A 2010 study in the journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics found … Continue reading

>Video Installation Tips & Tricks: How to PUSH & PULL most effectively to get a Rear-Facing Convertible Car Seat installed tightly using LATCH

>This video highlights 2 important installation tips: On a rear-facing convertible seat, use your stomach to 1. push the car seat into the back of the vehicle seat and 2. sway the car seat side to side – WHILE you pull the belt tight Always pull the tail of the belt from “inside” the car … Continue reading