The car seat guidelines from the AAP recommend that: 1 Infants and toddlers should ride in a rear-facing car seat (infant-only rear-facing car seat or rear-facing convertible car seat) until they are 2 years old or until they have reached the weight and height limits of their car seat. When your child has outgrown that seat, you are ready for a forward-facing car seat. Get more details about buying the right car seat for your child. Installing your car seat. You’ll need to decide on using either the seat belt or lower anchors to secure your car seat.
Both are safe. Make sure children are always properly buckled in the back seat in a car seat, booster seat, or seat belt, whichever is appropriate for their weight, height, and age. Install and use car seats. Car seats can be incredibly complicated.
And for them to work correctly in the event of a crash, they need to be fitted correctly. Sadly, when it’s time to adjust your child’s seat or move it to another vehicle, many parents struggle to re-fit their child’s car seat correctly. From the time they are born until they are at least two years old, your child’s car seat should face the rear of the car, and ideally be placed in the center of the back row.
Studies show that the center of the back row is 43% safer than sitting on either side. Questions about whether the seat itself is installed correctly?”The AAP guidelines recommend keeping your child rear-facing until they reach the highest weight or height allowed by their car seat.” At one-year-old and 20 pounds, your child is still a baby. Even at two years old — an old AAP recommendation — it’s safer to keep your kid rear-facing.
There’s simply more protection in the event of a. Here are some reminders about checking the safety of car seats for your children. All of us here at 6 News are bringing you a special series of reports on keeping your kids saf. Children four years of age or older but less than eight years of age must be properly restrained in a child safety seat or booster seat that meets federal motor vehicle safety standards unless the child is over 4 foot 9 inches tall or more than 40 pounds. To maximize safety, keep your child in the car seat for as long as possible, as long as the child fits within the manufacturer’s height and weight requirements.
Keep your child in the back seat at least through age 12. Recommended car seats based on your child’s age and size. All infants and toddlers should ride in a rear-facing car safety seat as long as possible, until they reach the highest weight or height allowed by the seat’s manufacturer.
List of related literature:
|from Sheehy’s Emergency Nursing E-Book: Principles and Practice|
|from Brain Injury Medicine: Principles and Practice|
|from Mosby’s Textbook for Nursing Assistants E-Book|
|from Dr. Spock’s Baby and Child Care, 9th Edition|
|from Pediatric Emergency Medicine Secrets E-Book|
|from Saunders Canadian Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN|
|from Fundamentals of Nursing E-Book|
|from Public Health Nursing E-Book: Population-Centered Health Care in the Community|
|from Wong’s Nursing Care of Infants and Children E-Book|
|from Maternal Child Nursing Care|