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The AAP and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have recently released new car seat guidelines. The guidelines are no longer based on the type of car seat but instead are based on the child’s age. Both the AAP and the NHTSA are now recommending that parents keep their infants in a rear facing car seat as long as possible before moving them to a forward facing
This is great for us second time around moms when the research at the time would say differently.
I like the part in this article is keeping yuor child in the same car seat as long as possible. I know alot of moms who want to upgrade as soon their children meet the min. requirements. Nice to see people saying to do the opposite.
Remember not to put any child seat in the front. Here is a video showing what happens to a rear-facing child seat in an airbag demo deployment ...