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Episode 17: Car Seat Safety

December 18, 2018 Written by Kids First

Our very own Sarah Nussbaum, RN is an expert at car seat safety and it’s a good thing because there is SO MUCH to learn about how to keep your little ones safe while in the car. In this episode we will discuss:

  • American Academy of Pediatrics recommendations
  • State of Illinois law on car seats
  • Why it’s important to keep your child rear facing because of their bone structure
  • What types of car seats are available: Infant, Convertible, Combination, High Back, Low Back
  • Pinch test for correct fit
  • The 5 steps to Seatbelt
  • Aftermarket products and car seats