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American Academy of Pediatrics

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  • Parents Still Aren't Getting Car Seats Right

     
    It seems like car-seat talk is everywhere. Starting before the child is even born, hospital educators often include child-safety-seat curriculum in required new-parent classes. In the news and online, parents hear regularly about changes to child-seat regulati
  • Child-Safety Seat Use Drops As Kids Age

     
    It's National Child Passenger Safety Week, a week that reminds us to renew our focus on car safety for our kids. It's a time to take a closer look at what's working and what needs work. According to an American...

    More Parents Follow Updated Car Seat Guidelines, Survey Finds

     
    A year after the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration updated its child-safety seat guidelines recommending that children remain in rear-facing car seats until age 2 and older kids stay in booster seats as long as age 12,AAA has some good...

    Study Finds Carpooling Parents Forgo Kids' Booster Seats

     
    More than 50% of carpooling parents allow the 4- to 8-year-olds in their car ??? even their own kids ??? to skip booster seats, according to a national survey published in the February 2012 edition of the journal Pediatrics. Nearly...

    Car Seat Basics Part Two: From Infant to Convertible Seat

     
    Babies grow fast and require a seemingly endless supply of appropriately sized accessories ??? none of them more important than a child-safety seat. A trip to your local big box store will show you that there are tons of car...