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Baby safety Tips for Cars

Baby safety Tips for Cars Baby safety is the biggest priority for parents, whether you are taking them to day care doctor’s appointment or to play dates. It is important to make sure that your car is safe for your kids. Using right car seat is the best way to keep your baby safe in the car. These seats can prevent your child in the event of an accident. It is important that every child should be seated in the back seat of the car. Here are some car seat safety tips that you need to know to protect your baby. SAFETY TIPS YOU NEED TO KNOW Back Seat is Best for Child Rides The back seat is the safest place to ride for children under age 13. It is the safest place in a crash and make sure the baby is riding facing the rear until they are about 1 year.  Check your car seat manual and make sure that your car seat has a seat belt. Seat Belt should be Enough Tight The regular seat belt is not appropriate for kids until it fits across the shoulder not the neck. The lap belt must be installed with the car seat. Put the belt through the correct slot for each direction if you are using forward-facing safety seat. Make sure it is tight enough to hold the kid. Have children over 40 pounds use a booster seat A normal car seat belt cannot be used for the child under the age of eight or they are four feet tall. Use a belt-positioning booster seat for the child safety until he’s at least 40 pounds. This seat belt will help to fit the kids properly […]

Texting and Driving-Even without a baby on board. Its dangerous!

Baby Safe Homes would like to share this link: USA TODAY has a great article out reminding us of the dangers of texting and driving. Please don’t text and drive with your baby OR alone! Its just not worth it! Also you want to be a good example for the kids in your car and teenagers that may drive by.  If they see you texting the will think it is OK and that is not safe. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/01/22/moms-confess-to-risky-driving-even-with-babies-in-the-car/1856381/

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