New Car Seat Guidelines
Find a Conversation
|Wed, 11-27-2013 - 1:10pm|
Everything you thought you knew about American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) along with the (NHTSA) announced new guidelines today. And it's big news! The recommendation is that children rear face longer and they also changed the details for kids in boosters.is wrong. Okay, not everything, but things have changed and the
It was believed that 1 year and 20 pounds was the benchmark for forward facing babies in car seats, despite evidence elsewhere that that was still dangerously early. Now, hopefully, with new guidelines, parents and doctors can get on board and spread the word about the safest practices for children. Here are the details.
New Rear-facing Recommendation: Parents are to keep children rear-facing until 2 years old, or until they reach the maximum height and weight for the seat as noted in the manual.
Good information to have! How long will your baby stay rear-facing?