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Car Seat and Booster Seat Safety for Kids

New car seat guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics recommend children remain rear-facing until at least the age of 2, maybe longer. Find out how to make car safety a priority, especially if your child is young enough to be in a car seat.

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The American Association of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends using a rear-facing, infant-only car seat until the age of 2, or until your child reaches the maximum height and weight for the seat as noted in the manual.

You can also purchase convertible car seats, which can be switched to face forward and adapted to a growing child's size.

Next: Transitioning from Forward-Facing to Booster Seats

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August 28, 2014



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