Car Seat Support

Replacing a Car Seat After an Accident Checklist

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Car seats are lifesaving devices designed to handle one major accident. It may not be able to perform optimally if it were to be involved in a second crash. A car seat that has been involved in a moderate or severe car crash, whether occupied or not, should be replaced and not used again.

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Hiring a Car Seat in South Africa | Safe Affordable Convenient

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RENTING A CAR SEAT ANYWHERE IN SOUTH AFRICA As a result of the mostly poor practices when it comes to car seat hire in South Africa, we at Precious Cargo have decided to offer car seat rentals as a service to safety conscious parents traveling within South Africa. Our priority is your child’s safety. Let us take the stress out of traveling with your car seats and rest at ease that your child is safe in a well maintained, high scoring, independently crash tested car seat.  We rent out new, high scoring car seats. They are cleaned and inspected after...

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Safe sleeping for baby

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Its important that your baby’s sleeping area is safe. After all, your newborn will be spending 16 to 18 hours a day sleeping there in the first most fragile months of their life . In this article, we discuss the safety standards for cots, mattresses and bedding, and how to ensure your baby's safety in the cot.

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Flying with Children in South Africa | Complete Guide 2019

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FLYING WITH CHILDREN Travelling with children is no easy feat. Adding heavy car seats and boosters to the mix really complicates matters for parents and adds extra luggage and difficulty during boarding. Whether or not it is a legal requirement for your child to be in a car seat/booster at your destination, children under 4 years should still be in toddler car seats and children under 1.5m should still be in boosters, for their own safety. In this article, we will discuss the 3 options, and how to do them as safely as possible: Renting a car seat Installing your...

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Hip Dysplasia and Car Seats

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Healthy hip positioning avoids positions that may cause or contribute to development of hip dysplasia or dislocation. The healthiest position for the hips is for the hips to naturally fall or spread apart to the sides, like an “M” or frog position, with the thighs supported and the hips and knees bent.This can be challenging when placing a baby with a brace into a car seat

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