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Hip Dysplasia and Car Seats

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Healthy hip positioning avoids positions that may cause or contribute to development of hip dysplasia or dislocation. The healthiest position for the hips is for the hips to naturally fall or spread apart to the sides, like an “M” or frog position, with the thighs supported and the hips and knees bent.This can be challenging when placing a baby with a brace into a car seat

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Positional Asphyxiation | The Suffocation Risks of Car Seats

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BABIES, CAR SEATS AND THE SLEEP CONUNDRUM Getting babies to fall asleep is often a challenging task. So the temptation to leave a baby to sleep in the car seat after your journey is understandable. What many parents are not aware of is that this increases the risk of positional asphyxiation. There have been several stories in the news recently of babies, one as old as 18 months, who died while napping in their car seats.  Car seats are designed to protect children from crashes in a car, and are not designed for babies to sleep or lie in for prolonged...

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Car Seat Safety | Crash Test Ratings & Reviews Explained

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WHAT IS INDEPENDENT CRASH TESTING? The term “independent crash testing” comes up often.In this blog we explain the various certifications a car seat can get (ECE R44/04, ADAC, iSize & Swedish Plus Test) and why independent crash testing is so important.

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