Tag Archives: car seat safety

Ask the Experts: Coats and car seats

Q: Do I really have to take my baby’s coat off when she’s riding in her car seat? A: The short answer is: yes! Why is it necessary to take baby’s coat off? If you don’t, the harness might not … Continue reading

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Buckled up

Right height Adjust the shoulder straps so they start at or below baby’s shoulder height. (This is the preferred position for rear-facing car seats.) Pit stop Position the chest clip at armpit level. It should be high enough to keep … Continue reading

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Warning: Don’t leave your kids in the car this summer

A tragedy occurred last week, just across the street from the P&N office. After being left in his car seat in a parked car for over seven hours, Cooper Harris, just 22-months-old, was pronounced dead late Wednesday afternoon. According to KidsAndCars.org, … Continue reading

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Home safe

September is National Safety Month, and it’s the perfect time to brush up on a few simple ways you can protect the ones you love: Smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. Check those smoke detectors! Replace old batteries to ensure they … Continue reading

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