CarSeatSafety 

New Car Seat Policy Keeps Kids in Booster Seats Much Longer

If you think it's time to graduate your child out of her car or booster seat, you may want to take a look at a new policy released today by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) which significantly modifies the last guidelines, issued in 200...
The AAP now calls for toddlers to stay in rear-facing car seats until age 2.

Product Recall: Infant Car Seat/Carriers

Credit: CPSC
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the Consumer Product Safety Commission and Dorel Juvenile Group have issued a recall of infant child restraints and carriers. Dorel, which manufactures products under the bra...

Infants Shouldn't Sleep in Car Seats, Study Says

Don't let your infant sleep in the car seat. Credit: andycarvin, Flickr
Parents who think an infant car seat is a good place for their baby to nap at home should think again -- a new study shows that the devices can lower oxygen levels in 20 perc...

Consumer Reports Issues Warning On Orbit Stroller-Car Seat; Orbit Fights Back

Consumer Reports has issued a "Don't Buy: Safety Risk" warning on the Orbit Infant System, a popular convertible car seat. Orbit disagrees. Tests were conducted on the Orbit Infant System and two similar products, the Graco Stylus and Eddie ...

Bulky clothes and car seats a dangerous mix

I don't know about you, but it cold where I live! Going out requires layers of clothes topped off a with coat, hat and gloves. While all that cold-weather gear may keep you comfy and cozy, it can be dangerous for little ones buckled into car seats. ...

Car seat safety tip

As you may know I recently took my first road trip with my new baby. Since I don't own a car (yet) the information I am about to provide you with I did not know. Many of you are probably familiar with what I am about to tell you but for those new mo...

Video of the Day: Importance of the 5-Point Harness Carseat

Video online is increasing at an alarming rate. You probably heard that YouTube was sold for 1.65 billion USD to Google. (Unless you've been living under a Diaper Genie.) I think that video -- like photos, blogs and other social media -- is an import...

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