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Car Seat Safety

This Photo Is A Warning To Parents About Car Seats And Shopping Carts

The Huffington Post | Kimberley Richards | Posted 01.27.2016 | Parents

Lindsey Wisnewski recently posted a photo on social media as a warning to fellow parents after an eye-opening experience while shopping. The Ohio mo...

Mom Says Rear-Facing Car Seat Saved Her Son's Life In Horrific Crash

The Huffington Post | Kimberley Richards | Posted 01.22.2016 | Parents

Kylee Barrett was driving her two sons to school when she hit black ice and her car spun off the road last Thursday. Barrett and her sons survived the...

New Report Recommends Babies Switch To Convertible Car Seats By Age 1

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 01.13.2016 | Parents

After conducting a series of crash tests, Consumer Reports has issued a new car seat guideline. The organization recommends that parents move their ba...

This Self-Installing Car Seat Promises To Make Parents' Lives Easier

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 01.08.2016 | Parents

Installing a car seat is an all-too-familiar parenting struggle. In recent years, studies have shown that 75 to 80 percent of car seats are installed ...

The Major Car Seat Danger You Might Be Missing

The Huffington Post | Kimberley Richards | Posted 12.15.2015 | Parents

As winter approaches, a recent crash test warns parents against dressing their children in thick winter coats while fastened in a car seat. In a repor...

Terrifying Viral Photos Prompt Important Conversation About Car Seat Safety

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 11.04.2015 | Parents

A viral Facebook post from a Florida fire department used car accident photos to share a very important message with families. On Saturday, the Wakull...

Police Officers Give Family Car Seats Instead Of Tickets

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 10.27.2015 | Parents

When Texas police officer Justin Gower pulled over a driver on Oct. 17, he was dismayed to see that the man's three young daughters were sitting in th...

Walmart Introduces Car Seat That Could Prevent Infant Heat Stroke Death

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 07.27.2015 | Parents

On July 23, Walmart unveiled a new car seat that may save young children from hot car deaths and injuries. Manufactured by Evenflo and sold exclusivel...

Volvo Introduces Controversial New Child Car Seat Concept

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 07.13.2015 | Parents

Volvo's new child seat design could revolutionize the way kids travel in cars, but parents and safety experts have posed a few questions about the con...

Letting Babies Nap In Car Seat Could Be Deadly, Experts Warn

Posted 04.28.2015 | Parents

By: Agata Blaszczak Boxe Published: 04/24/2015 11:01 AM EDT on LiveScience Placing infants in car seats and other sitting devices for naps may p...

The Common Car Seat Mistake 75 Percent Of Parents Make

Posted 01.08.2015 | Parents

By: Bahar Gholipour Published: 01/07/2015 04:18 PM EST on LiveScience Almost three-quarters of parents fail to follow the safety advice to use r...

Mom Dedicates Her Life To Safety Awareness After Fatal Car Seat Error

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 12.05.2014 | Parents

Louisiana mom Holly Wagner's world was turned upside down when she lost her 11-month-old son Cameron after a car accident. Her pain intensified upon f...

Traveling Without Car Seats, A Reality Check

Aimee Chan | Posted 01.17.2015 | Travel
Aimee Chan

Most cars in Ethiopia don't even have seat belts. And by the time your kids are old enough not to need car seats, it's not that big a deal if they are in cars without seat belts for short periods of time while on vacation, is it?

Catherine Pearson

The One Mistake Most New Parents Make Before Even Leaving The Hospital

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 10.11.2014 | Parents

Parents leaving the hospital with newborns are a jumble of nerves and adrenaline, wondering what comes next and whether they're going to do it right. ...

The One Struggle All Parents Can Relate To -- Installing A Car Seat

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 09.11.2014 | Parents

Parents know that correctly installing a car seat is no easy task, but it's an incredibly important one. In anticipation of Child Passenger Safety ...

What's Your Strategy for Keeping Your Kids Alive in the Car?

Wendy Sue Swanson, MD, MBE, FAAP | Posted 07.06.2014 | Parents
Wendy Sue Swanson, MD, MBE, FAAP

Although I'm strict about boosters, about buckling, about ensuring the booster seats travel with my kids and I'm repelled when I hear parents joke about not using car seats perfectly, I'm unsure I've ironed out the strategy to ensure my kids never die at the hands of a drunk driver.

Study Indicates Disparities In Car Seat Practices Among Different Racial Groups

Posted 01.25.2014 | Parents

(Reuters Health) - Many kids are not put in car seats and booster seats as recommended, studies have shown. A new report suggests use may be particula...

Drew Lachey's Surprising Advice For Parents

Barbara Dehn | Posted 01.25.2014 | Parents
Barbara Dehn

There's a lot more to Drew than a sexy, sultry voice and seductive dance moves than you might have guessed. This father of two was also an army medic and a former EMT, so he knows a thing or two about care seat safety.

What Parents Need To Know About Car Seats

The Huffington Post | Mandy Velez | Posted 09.17.2013 | Parents

Drew Lachey just finished touring with his band, 98 degrees, but he is already onto a new venture. This time, Lachey's target audience is a bit more m...

Every Little Prince Deserves a Safe Ride Home

Kate Carr | Posted 09.24.2013 | Parents
Kate Carr

Just like most new parents, the royal couple could use some tips for that last step, getting the baby properly secured in the car seat.

The Safety Concern Parents Need To Take Much More Seriously

Jennifer Mendelsohn | Posted 07.26.2013 | Parents
Jennifer Mendelsohn

There really is something very simple we can do to make our kids demonstrably safer. Why is it a solution so many parents won't hear?

Five Common Mistakes Most Parents Make Using Car Seats

Kate Carr | Posted 11.18.2012 | Parents
Kate Carr

Engineers are working hard to ensure cars and car seats are designed to keep kids as safe as possible. But it's up to every parent to take full advantage of these innovations by making sure car seats are used and installed correctly.

Did You Know That It's Car Seat Safety Awareness Week?

Kathy Kaehler | Posted 11.15.2011 | Parents
Kathy Kaehler

We are all in such a rush daily, that we take for granted how we take care of ourselves, but when it comes to our children, it is all about them.