Car Seat Support

How To Safely Clean Your Car Seat

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Let’s be honest. No parent enjoys cleaning a car seat. It is something I dread and try to limit to 3-4 times per year, unless there’s a body fluid malfunction in-between. It involves uninstalling all 3 of my car seats, and it usually ends in me crying in the driveway as I struggle to get the covers back on and all 3 to install perfectly across the backseat. Car seats abound with germs, which seep into the nooks and crannies. Keeping the car seat clean not only prevents your child from getting sick, but it also helps keep your baby...

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Positional Asphyxiation | The Suffocation Risks of Car Seats copy

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BABIES, CAR SEATS AND THE SLEEP CONUNDRUM Getting babies to fall asleep is often a challenging task. So the temptation to leave a baby to sleep in the car seat after your journey is understandable. What many parents are not aware of is that this increases the risk of positional asphyxiation. There have been several stories in the news recently of babies, one as old as 18 months, who died while napping in their car seats.  Car seats are designed to protect children from crashes in a car, and are not designed for babies to sleep or lie in for prolonged...

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Why Boosters Are Vital For Children Under 10-12 Years

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What is the difference between a booster seat and a car seat A toddler car seat installs to the vehicle, secured either by the seatbelt or isofix, and it has a 5-point harness that restrains the child. The 5-point harness has 5 points of contact; both shoulders, both hips and the crotch. A booster is a device designed to position the adult-sized seat belt in the correct locations over a child's body. The vehicle's 3-point seatbelt restrains the child, and some boosters can be secured to the vehicle with isofix. Boosters raise a child up in order to position the 3-points...

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How to Stop Your Toddler From Escaping a Car Seat

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This post discussed the dangers of having your toddler escaping their car seat harness and gives you some tools and tip on to ensure you keep your toddler properly and safely strapped in.

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10 Car Seat Safety Tips | That Could Save Your Child's Life

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Even when your child is strapped in a car seat they might not be safe. A recent study concluded only 5% of parents installed their car seats with no major mistakes. This article highlights the 10 deadly mistakes that could be making your child unsafe and offers some solutions to ensure peace of mind when travelling.

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