Correctly Secure Your Child within an Infant Vehicle Seat

 

Chicco Fit2 Car Seat Securing your child correctly

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Infant car seat installation

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How to Properly Buckle Your Baby into the Car Seat

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Properly Secure Your Baby in an Infant Car Seat. Make Sure the Car Seat Fits Your Baby. Not every baby will fit perfectly in every infant car seat.

You can find the height and weight requirements Set Up the Harness Straps. Check the Buckle Position. Loosen the Car Seat Harness Straps. Place Your.

Recline the car seat properly. “A newborn should ride semi-reclined, so that the angle of the car seat (where their head and chest rest) is reclined enough to keep the baby’s head back and his chin. By Alan Mozes. HealthDay Reporter.

MONDAY, May 20, 2019 (HealthDay News) A car seat is the safest place for an infant while traveling in a car. But putting your baby to sleep in a portable car. This video is everything you need to know to put your baby into the car seat properly.

It will help you set the seat up knowing which shoulder strap slot t. Getty. When used correctly, a car seat is the safest place for a baby to be in a car or on a plane. When installed properly in a vehicle, a car seat is tilted at 45 degrees for an infant, which keeps a baby’s head back, and airway open.

Always put your infant in a rear-facing child safety seat in the back of your car. A baby riding in the front seat can be fatally injured by a passenger side air bag. The shoulder straps must be at or below your baby’s shoulders.

Child safety seats have several pairs of harness slots so you can adjust the harness as your baby grows. Toys are a nice diversion for a baby, but they can become flying projectiles in a crash. DON’T secure your baby in an infant seat while he or she is. To install the car seat base, set the base in the middle seat of the car as shown. The base of the car seat should sit at a 30-45 degree angle when it is sitting on the seat properly.

Use the car seat’s angle indicator if available. Infant car seats can be installed using your car’s seatbelts or with the LATCH system and your baby is secured using the car seat’s built-in five-point harness (old-fashioned seats had three-point harnesses but those are pretty much phased out now). In contrast, convertible car seats are installed more permanently in your car. And there’s no better and safer way to ensure your baby is safe than by placing him or her in a car seat so as to prevent a conceivable fatal injury during a car crash or collision.

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■ Place the car seat in the back seat of the car; death or severe injury to an infant can occur from the impact of a front seat air bag against the back of the car safety seat.

“Breastfeeding and Human Lactation” by Karen Wambach, Becky Spencer
from Breastfeeding and Human Lactation
by Karen Wambach, Becky Spencer
Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2019

• It is recommended that a certified car seat technician place the infant in the car seat (or bed) if a failure occurs (see National Highway Traffic Safety Administration website [http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov] for car seat inspection station).

“Wong's Nursing Care of Infants and Children E-Book” by Marilyn J. Hockenberry, David Wilson
from Wong’s Nursing Care of Infants and Children E-Book
by Marilyn J. Hockenberry, David Wilson
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2018

Use a rear-facing car seat placed in the back seat until your baby is at least 2 years old or reaches the highest height and weight recommended by the manufacturer.

“Foundations of Maternal-Newborn and Women's Health Nursing E-Book” by Sharon Smith Murray, Emily Slone McKinney
from Foundations of Maternal-Newborn and Women’s Health Nursing E-Book
by Sharon Smith Murray, Emily Slone McKinney
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2017

For babies who are less than twelve months old, or those who weigh less than twenty pounds regardless of their age, the only safe way to ride is in a rear-facing infant seat secured in the backseat of the car.

“Dr. Spock's Baby and Child Care: 9th Edition” by Benjamin Spock, Robert Needlman
from Dr. Spock’s Baby and Child Care: 9th Edition
by Benjamin Spock, Robert Needlman
Pocket Books, 2011

Place an infant in the back seat of the vehicle in a rear-facing child safety seat for as long as possible, up to the height or weight limit of the particular seat you use.

“Auto Repair For Dummies” by Deanna Sclar
from Auto Repair For Dummies
by Deanna Sclar
Wiley, 2011

Placing an infant in a rear-facing restraint in the front seat of a vehicle is extremely dangerous in any vehicle with a passenger-side air bag.

“Fundamentals of Nursing E-Book” by Patricia A. Potter, Anne Griffin Perry, Patricia Stockert, Amy Hall
from Fundamentals of Nursing E-Book
by Patricia A. Potter, Anne Griffin Perry, et. al.
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2020

Place the infant safety seat, if at all possible, in the middle of the backseat – the safest spot in the car.

“What To Expect The 1st Year [rev Edition]” by Heidi Murkoff, Sharon Mazel
from What To Expect The 1st Year [rev Edition]
by Heidi Murkoff, Sharon Mazel
Simon & Schuster UK, 2010

Your baby should be in a rear-facing infant car safety seat from birth until 2 years of age or until exceeding the car seat’s limits for height and weight.

“Maternal Child Nursing Care E-Book” by Shannon E. Perry, Marilyn J. Hockenberry, Kathryn Rhodes Alden, Deitra Leonard Lowdermilk, Mary Catherine Cashion, David Wilson
from Maternal Child Nursing Care E-Book
by Shannon E. Perry, Marilyn J. Hockenberry, et. al.
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2017

Baby should be kept in a rear­facing car seat until she’s 20 pounds and 1 year old (she must meet both qualifications before her seat gets turned toward the front).

“Your Baby's First Year For Dummies” by James Gaylord, Michelle Hagen
from Your Baby’s First Year For Dummies
by James Gaylord, Michelle Hagen
Wiley, 2011

Your baby should be in a rear-facing infant car safety seat from birth until at minimum 1 year or until exceeding the car seat’s limits for height and weight.

“Maternal Child Nursing Care in Canada E-Book” by Shannon E. Perry, Marilyn J. Hockenberry, Deitra Leonard Lowdermilk, Lisa Keenan-Lindsay, David Wilson, Cheryl A. Sams
from Maternal Child Nursing Care in Canada E-Book
by Shannon E. Perry, Marilyn J. Hockenberry, et. al.
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2016

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  • Can I have that car seat um I live in a crazy and Mia means a lot Lane apartment size 9 in prision the 24019 thank you I’ll I really want that car seat tomorrow I want it tomorrow

  • Great tip! My sister is in labor as we speak! I went on here to get new tips about car seats.. I am going to pass this on to my sister.. Thanks

  • I didn’t even listen to the instructions I was distracted by the adorable little newborn. He is soooo cute. And he’s probably about 5 years old now?

  • This was amazing. Thank you for making this video with a real baby in it. I wanted to go out with my baby today but I was scared. Yes I have been scared for a while. Now I think I gat this. I really do. (First time Mom)

  • Please please no one please a blanket around the head. It can slip behind and cause the windpipe to be pinched. Also the finger under the strap rule is out dated and should not be used. Use the pinch text instead. Please to not follow this advise. Go to the facebook group car seats for the littles for advice from certified CPST s.

  • I just don’t like how I been watching these videos n everybody puts the car seat on the side when it’s safest to put in the middle

  • Thank you for this cause im a uncle and i didnt know how to put the infit cars seat in but know i do thank you so much for showing me

  • Who else here is a grandparent…relearning? My youngest is 16 years old and my 20 year old made me a grandpa for a second time on 9/11/2020

  • 36 weeks pregnant and my baby got active when the baby on the video started crying, could be a coincidence but very cute either way:)

  • Everyone out here are actual mothers concerned for their children. Meanwhile, I’m just a high school student in children development just trying to get the answers for my paper ��

  • SOS. PLEASE ANSWER. could you please answer the question? I have the same car seat you do, it seems Cybex Aton q (or similar model). When we put our 3 weeks baby into this car seat, it seems her head is in the chin-to-chest position because of too much padding under her head. This car seat is one of the best in the market and i don’t understand how is that possible that baby is in such uncomfortable, wired and unsafe position? WHY? and how to make it work for the baby to be in the right position in this car seat?

  • Excelent vídeo thanks, great example for the Best installation of the baby seat, gran video el mejor ejemplo para instalar la silla porta bebé

  • This is a great video I really never thought of putting my baby in the middle it does make sense I just always thought the latch was more secure. Thank you for this great information

  • I wanted to watch this video jus to see the cute baby but ended up learning a thing or two that was interesting…this will be our 3rd baby girl and I never thought of the idea to swaddle like that! Well, our other two had no problems with the car ride but it’s good to know.

  • Use the latch on the back of the seat don’t use the belt, bought a car at auction with an airbag module problem and it was caused by the car seat being mounted in the middle and the accident retractor locking causing the car to fail state inspection

  • This kid can go up in a fighter jet while barely moving in that car seat. Only problem is the straps were so tight the baby can’t breathe.

  • That’s very true about true about the strap around the shoulder by the neck, I always struggle adjusting that with my few days old baby

  • No, please take this down!! Those blankets should not be in there, the chest chill needs to be at the chest. Your midwife is obviously not up to date on car seat safety

  • Thank you for this, I’m a first time dad all this is new to me, never expected to be one and now i have a lot to catch up with. I have friend with advice and it so much for me, so i needed to look this up before my internet goes out,all the bills you now what I’m talking about, home doctors eta. keep up the great work with this even though this is a year old it help me.

  • Bad info here. Putting anything behind the head will encourage chin to chest head position which constricts the airway. A rolled blanket at the side might be OK if you don’t push it down behind the head. Chest plate should be at the level of the baby’s armpits. And belt should be snug so that one finger fits beneath it, not enough to pinch. The video leaves out the most important part showing how you tighten straps. In any case there are several other good ones check them out.

  • Good tips to help keep a baby comfortable, but this doesn’t make them any safer. Car seats are crash tested without blankets, extra head supports or anything else tucked in.  Blankets tucked around the infant in a car seat are not going to protect them from injury.

  • He was soo good explaining it. We need more Police officers doing this as part of their duties. My first child we went to the police station and they help us. She’s 12 now, my second she’s 3 and when we went to the police station for assistance they told us they are not allowed to assist with car seat installation.☹️

  • If you’re making “safety hacks”, then it’s generally no longer safe. Never make short cuts for safety. Also…..half the tips youre putting on here are not approved and are DANGEROUS. Comfort does not supersede safety….

  • This is very helpful. I had hard time trying to fix my child car seat. By now the baby is almost 2 months old, and the car seat is not fixed properly. Thanks a lot!

  • Oh man, was so excited to see a real baby and not a doll! She is soo precious! Thank you for your videos, I love the one to show putting a car seat in without a base, I felt so confident when I had to do that a week later! Also realized my base was wayyyy too lose in my car and used your inside outside trick to tighten it along with the thigh push and wiggle. Your videos are literally life savers!

  • Once the beautiful baby came into view, all I could see is just how adorable she is! Blessings! =) (And, great video, thank you).

  • This was so extremely helpful. I’ve fallen in love completely with baby center. As a new young mom there’s so many things that I just had no clue about like the latch in cars and the base in car seats and the difference between converting car seats etc. so this is great!

  • Can you just pull the slag from the belt? Let it click all the way up as if you stopped really hard. I don’t think mine has a seat belt cut off point like that one.

  • The thing that drives me crazy about these infant seats is why they don’t have any straps to secure them to the seat in front of them. The setup they have using the latch system does not prevent them from moving side to side. In a side impact it seems like that’d get whiplash which can be fatal for infants. Straps to secure the base to both the front and back seats would prevent this.

  • We purchased the Cybex Anton Q shown in the video and have had serious troubles tightening the straps once our baby is sitting in the car seat.  We even took the car seat back to the retailer who had their car seat specialists try to tighten the straps with even the slightest pressure on the straps…it was next to impossible and they said they will be contacting the manufacturer to suggest a recall.  We tried the test on 3 different car seats to ensure it was not just a single defective seat.  It appears as if the  new automatic height feature is conflicting with the ability to tighten the straps.  When we performed the same test on the Aton 2, there was no issue.  It looks like in this video there is a slight skip in the frame to edit out the effort needed to tighten the strap necessary to safely secure a baby.  I think this is a great video and a must watch, but it would be nice to see a unedited scene to let parents know of this defect (specific to this car seat model).  I would not recommend the purchase of this car seat until some design adjustments are made.

  • Question hope I can get an answer.

    After he used the latch system I didn’t see him put on the regular car belt is that how is supposed to be? Or do both the latch and the belt?

    Thank you.

  • I just shared this because I am tired of seeing new moms that dont have thier babys secured in the seats correct, they just think that ok they are safe because they are in a carseat, but THEY ARE NOT SAFE IF YOU DONT HAVE THEM BUCKLED RIGHT WITH THE CHEST CLIP AT ARMPIT LEVEL AND NOT AT THEIR TUMMY!!!! my 5 year old will tell you if she isnt buckled in correct and tell you that you can NOT go any where untill she is and when she does it herself she will let you know if anything is wrong

  • Almost everything in this video was done wrong. No one should follow the advice in this video.

    The tightness rule of one finger under the harness is no longer used. You need to tighten it until there is no slack able to be pinched.

    The chest clip needs to be at armpit level not just “at the top, not at the bottom.”

    Receiving blankets should ONLY be put next to the baby’s body, and NEVER above the head. The one above their head can slip behind the baby’s head in a crash and cut off their airways.

     PLEASE take this video down. Your midwife nor you are qualified to be giving safety information. Unless you are a qualified car seat technician OR have double checked your information, you should not be posting any type of car seat safety information.

  • There are a lot is issues with this video! Please check videos by “car seats for the littles” they are certified car seat experts!

  • Awesome vid, great for parents to know how to correctly install a car seat for the kids. Safety first. Plus, the demo car (Jeep Grand Cherokee) is the one we have!��

  • It’s great! allmy.tips/BrondellTseat? I love that you don’t have to have electricity to get hot water. Super easy to install and fits my American Standard toilet that I couldn’t even get a bidet from them to fit my seat. This is the third one I have installed and it’s my favorite.

  • Thank you. Great video my wife and I are getting ready to have our first. Having trouble trying to decide on seat placement. Seems like middle is best. My car is a 2010 Corolla I have located the latch system on the lh and rh sides but not the middle. I’ll look again tho. Thank you so much

  • Thank you so much. Our first baby is do in two weeks. Placing a baby in a car seat is not something I have done before. This video was very informative and I will watch again to calm my nerves.

  • Correction: some cars do allow shared anchor points when using the center position without anchor. That is you can still use left and right anchor points. One of these vehicles is the 2011 Mazda cx9. Check owners manual and don’t assume!