I have never felt so inept as I did when trying to decide what car seat to buy for my children. It started with the carrier and has continued on to the booster. Why is it so difficult? Because frankly, there are too many choices out there–too many models, to many brands, too many price points–just too many of everything! Phew–time to take a deep breath and start at the beginning–what exactly are the different kinds of car seats, and which one does your child need? Enter Erin Malone, MPH, a Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician and Injury Prevention Coordinator at CHOC Children’s Hospital in Orange County, California who breaks it all down for us.
Walking down the car seat aisle can be an overwhelming experience. With so many options these days, it’s hard for parents to know what seat is most appropriate for their child. Here are the main types of seats and what you need to know to help you make an informed decision…
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