>Pregnant? Your seat belt is your baby’s first car seat! Make sure you know how to wear it right!

> The RED belt shows how NOT to wear it.  The GREEN belt shows the proper way – with the lap belt low and flat on the tops of the thighs so that the belt rests on the strong hip bones and not on the baby or your belly.  ALWAYS wear the shoulder belt (i.e. … Continue reading

>Tips for Taxis & Travel: Car Seats, Boosters & Vests that are SAFE & CONVENIENT

> AVOID REGRETS: TIPS FOR SAFE TAXI TRAVEL  ** For a printer-friendly version of this tip sheet, click here** In NYC in 2000 (the most recent year for which data are available) 2,600 children were injured in 17,000 taxi-related accidents.  Studies show that NYC taxi passengers are 2.5 times more likely to be seriously injured … Continue reading

>American Academy of Pediatrics Says Rear-facing Until Age 2 (at least)

> REAR-FACING & YOUR TODDLER Evidence-Based Recommendations from  Dr. Alisa Baer – Pediatrician & The Car Seat Lady ** For an easy-to-print version of this tip sheet, click here** Accidents happen – but you can prevent injuries. Car crashes are the #1 cause of preventable death & injury to children in the US. Give your … Continue reading

>New Seat Alert: Britax Announces the Frontier 85

> Britax Announces new Frontier 85 NEW FRONTIER® 85 HARNESS-2-BOOSTER™ KEEPS CHILDREN IN A FIVE-POINT HARNESS LONGER See the video here CHARLOTTE, N.C., February 22, 2010 — Britax is introducing a new combination booster seat that offers the highest harnessed weight and height capacity in the industry. The Frontier® 85 Combination Harness-2-BoosterTM with True Side … Continue reading

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