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Infant vs Convertible Car Seat – Which One Do You Need?

Infant vs Convertible Car Seat – Which One Do You Need?

You have a newborn baby. Congratulations! Now, you have to deal with the day-to-day joys and stresses which come along with that. One of those stresses is how you are going to transport your child from place to place. Should you choose an infant car seat or a convertible car seat? What are the differences between the two? Which is […]

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How To Put A Car Seat In A Shopping Cart Safely

How To Put A Car Seat In A Shopping Cart Safely

If you want to know how to put a car seat in a shopping cart then you need to be aware of the dangers in doing this incorrectly: nearly 24,000 children are in accidents involving shopping carts each year. Here at Kid Sitting Safe we are committed to educating parents about child car seat safety and this alarming statistic suggests […]

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How To Find A Babysitter In Your Area Online – That You Can Trust

How To Find A Babysitter In Your Area Online – That You Can Trust

The fast-paced environment of today has created busy lives to many, especially to parents who need to provide for their growing family. They must work harder, sometimes doing a couple or more jobs or unsociable hours to provide for their family’s daily needs. Working parents are heavily reliant on childcare and often a babysitter is their only option. In addition, parents […]

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Rear Facing Tether – What all Parents Need to Know

Rear Facing Tether – What all Parents Need to Know

As a parent, there are probably so many things that you find confusing about protecting a child – especially if it’s your first one. “What’s a rear facing tether and why do I need it?” “What’s the difference between rear-facing and forward-facing ones?” or “How does it affect the safety of my child?” There are so many questions regarding tethering, and […]

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What To Do With Your Car Seat After An Accident

What To Do With Your Car Seat After An Accident

When it comes to the purchase of a car seat for kids, parents and caregivers put a lot of thought into it to get the best protection for their young ones. However, in most cases, the same attention is not given if an accident occurs. It is undeniable that car seats go a long way in keeping toddlers and babies […]

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What is a CPST (Child Passenger Safety Technician)?

What is a CPST (Child Passenger Safety Technician)?

The world has technological advancements to thank for the ease in transportation witnessed in the 21 century as compared to previous times. However, this big step for man has come with its downsides: car accidents. Motor vehicle accidents have been recorded to be one of the leading causes of injuries and death among kids between the ages of 0-14. This […]

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Extended Rear Facing – What’s all the fuss about?

Extended Rear Facing – What’s all the fuss about?

Every parent wants their child to be as safely secured as possible when travelling in their vehicle. In addition, the use of child car seats is a legal requirement in most countries. However, as we’ve pointed out before, there is a difference in many US States between what the law requires and recommended best practice. This is particularly the case […]

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LATCH Weight Limits – What Every Parent Should Know

LATCH Weight Limits – What Every Parent Should Know

The LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) System is a common feature you will find in modern child car seats used to secure the seat to the vehicle. These are a really popular feature with parents as an alternative to using the vehicle’s seat belt to secure the seat. However, parents may not be aware of the important LATCH weight limits that […]

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Car Seat Safety – 8 tips every parent should know

Car Seat Safety – 8 tips every parent should know

Car Seat SafetyWhen you have a child, you’re suddenly thrust into a new world. There are so many new things that you have to worry about, and one of the first things is car seat safety. You have to have a car seat from the minute you bring your baby home from the hospital, so it is quite an important […]

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AAP Car Seat Guidelines – 4 tips every parent should know

AAP Car Seat Guidelines – 4 tips every parent should know

AAP Car Seat Guidelines The truth is that riding in the car poses a risk to everyone in it, especially if there’s an accident. This is also true for children, so it’s important that there are strict guidelines in place to keep them safe. Organizations like the AAP, or American Academy of Pediatrics, know what will keep a child protected, […]

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