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Car Seat Safety

Strapping your stubborn toddler in: A few tips    

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Some kids happily jump into their car sears, there are toddlers though, who simple hate being buckled up and scream the second you try to buckle them up. As stressful as this can be for both the parents and the child, never compromise on your child’s safety. They need to be strapped into their car…

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Is your teenager strapped in correctly?

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Just because your child no longer sits in a car sear or booster, it does not mean they do not need to be strapped in. As a child matures and becomes more responsible, it is easy to stop checking their seatbelt. Whilst it is obvious that wearing a seatbelt is essential, it remains of equal…

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Is your child ready to move to a booster seat?

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This infographic shows exactly how to determine if your child is ready to be moved to a booster seat. It can be very tempting to move your child to a booster seat, but before you do you need to make sure they are in fact ready. Also remember a few things need to be considered…

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Car seat expiration dates are important

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Did you know car seats have an expiration date? They do and they are really important. Generally, a car seat “lasts” 6 years but if you check your car seat it will have a date on that says something like “Do not use after” and this will be the expiration date. Sometimes the date can…

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Is your newborn strapped in correctly?

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Strapping your newborn into their car seat when you leave the hospital can be a little bit overwhelming and many new parents end up swaddling their newborn and then strapping them in. This is not ideal and your baby is not securely strapped in when you do this. So what should you do? Unswaddle your…

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Consider age, weight AND height when choosing a car seat

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When you chose a car seat for your child, it is not enough to use their age, weight or height in isolation when you decide which car seat will work the best. It is essential that you look at your child’s age, their weight and their height together when making the decision. Below are the…

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Four Stages of Car Seats

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Car seats can be a slightly more complex issue than parent’s initially assume.  Buying a car chair is not about finding the prettiest one or the cheapest, or most expensive, there is a lot more to consider. Before deciding on which car seat you are going to settle on, it is important to bare the…

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Twisted straps can be dangerous

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Getting children in and out of the car can often be stressful especially on those mornings you are running late and just need to get everyone in the car as quickly as possible. It is very possible to miss a twisted strap when buckling your child in but this can be very dangerous. Straps that…

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