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How to Choose an Infant Car Seat & Use it Properly to Protect Your Baby

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  • Although we do not recommend using a second hand car seat if you are given a used car seat from a close relative you must make sure it’s not expired (find exp date on back of seat), not recalled and has not been in an accident

  • Use the appropriate car seat for your baby’s height and weight at all times

  • Use the car‘s safety belt or LATCH system to lock the car seat into the car. Your car seat should not move more than 1 inch side to side or front to back. Grab the car seat at the safety belt path to test it.

  • Make sure the car seat is not reclined more than a 45 degree angle, so that baby’s head stays in contact with the seat and the baby’s airway stays open

  • Find out where your airbags are. Never put a rear-facing car seat in front of an active airbag!

  • Have your car seat installation checked at a local Safe Kids coalition by a Child Passenger Seat Technician who’s been certified to install car seats correctly at www.usa.safekids.org


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