Ensuring the safety and comfort of babies, toddlers and children while travelling in a car is of paramount importance. One of the first decisions parents will have to make before bringing their newborn home from hospital is what kind of baby car seat to purchase. This is a really important prenatal conversation that parents should have, ideally, in the last trimester of pregnancy. Installing the baby car seat well in advance is even more important than packing the hospital overnight bag!
Choose the baby car seat that will help protect your newborn
Each year thousands of young children are injured or killed in car crashes. Choosing the correct car seat and exercising the proper use of it can help to keep children safe on the road. Children need their own specially designed safety car seat to keep them safe, not only in the event of a car crash, but also for sudden braking, swerving or bumping. Their little bodies are more vulnerable to injury than adults. Baby and toddler car seats are especially designed to protect vulnerable areas at each stage of a child’s development. Not only does an infant or child need to be safely restrained during a car journey, but he or she also needs to feel comfortable. A comfortable child is a happy, contented child, and thus reduces the risk of being a distraction to the driver.
Infant and Child Car Seats - make the right choice
With so many different types of car seats available, choosing the right car safety seat can be mind-boggling. The type of car seat your child needs depends on his or her age, size and development.
The lead author of new policy statements and chair of the AAP (American Academy of Pediatrics) recently stated : ‘Over the last 10 years, four children under 14 and younger died each day. We hope that by helping parents and caregivers use the right car safety seat for each and every ride, we can better protect kids and prevent tragedies.’
5 Child Car Seat Recommendations For Optimal Safety
Child Car Seats from Baby Central HK have been selected to help you make the right decision when choosing the car safety seat for your child. Browse our collections for children from newborns to 12 years old.
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