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American Academy of Pediatrics

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  • Study: Many Parents Too Quick to Turn Car Seat Around

     
    According to the Centers for Disease Control, car crashes are a leading cause of death and injury for kids, but many of these catastrophes can be prevented with the proper use of child safety seats. The CDC reports that car...
  • 2015 Car Seat Trends

     
    Child-safety seats are always evolving as manufacturers look to create safer and easier-to-use car seats that meet changing federal standards. Related: Car Seat Checks This year, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration mandated a weight limit...

    Obama: Ticked off sometimes, not down

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama doesn't get down easily, his wife says, but he does get ticked off. If it doesn't show, Michelle Obama explains, he works at that. "You know, he doesn't get down easily,'' the first lady...

    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...

    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...