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Baby Safety Month: Car Seat Safety

Kristin Wise
Sep 19, 2023
Posted by: Kristin Wise

Baby Safety Month: Car Seat Safety

As autumn ushers in a new season, it’s time to embrace an essential topic: Baby Safety Month. This September, let’s focus on the most critical aspects of infant safety. 

To start off, we can have a look at how to properly ensure your baby’s safety in a car seat. The journey of parenthood is filled with excitement and making sure your little one’s safety on the road is paramount. Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area has some helpful safety tips to help keep your child safe.

Car accidents are a leading cause of injury and death among infants and young children. Baby car seats play a crucial role in reducing the risk of injury during travel.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), using the appropriate car seat reduces the risk of death for infants by up to 71%, source:

Indeed, choosing the right car seat for your child’s age, weight and height is the first step toward ensuring your child's safety. There are several types of car seats available, including rear-facing infant seats, convertible seats, and booster seats.

Most importantly, following the manufacturer's guidelines and recommendations for each type of seat is vital to guarantee your child’s protection.

Without a doubt, proper installation is also critical to the effectiveness of a car seat. Read the car seat manual carefully and follow the instructions to install it correctly and follow the instructions to install it correctly.

It should be noted that if you need clarification on the installation, consult your local fire department in the community and see if they have a certified CPS Tech on hand to check if your car seat is installed correctly.

Above all, Baby Safety Month Serves as a reminder that the well-being of the youngest members of our family requires unwavering attention. Among the various safety aspects, the correct use of a baby car seat stands out as an imperative measure that can save children’s lives. As parents and caregivers, it’s our duty to prioritize the safety of our children on the road.

By selecting the right car seat, installing it correctly and staying informed about safety guidelines, we can make certain that our little ones have a safer journey as they grow. Remember, when it comes to our children’s safety, there’s no room for compromise.

For more helpful car seat tips, visit to learn more about how to keep your child safe.

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