Empowering New Parents

Child Car Seat Safety Tips

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Car seats can literally save your baby’s life- it’s also required by law in the United States. Unfortunately, only 2% of parents know how to properly install these safety seats in their cars. What kind of car seat is best for your child? How do you know if you’ve installed it correctly? And how do you know when it’s time to get a new one?

Our Expert

Rosemary Mason, Founder of http://www.sitsafesandiego.com

Rosemary Mason is the founder of Sit-Safe San Diego, a professional, one-on-one, education and installation service that caters to parent’s busy lifestyle. In addition, Rosemary is certified as a postpartum doula and lactation counselor and founder of Beautiful Beginnings, a doula group offering help in the transition to parenthood. Rosemary offers day and overnight doula support and has years of experience with multiples. She also travels with families for those who would like to go out-of-town and still have the support of a doula. She is the director of our “sister doula network” North County Doulas. Rosemary is a Certified Postpartum Doula by DONA International and a Certified Lactation Counselor.

Host/Panelists


KC Wilt (Host)
Married
Children: Carson (2010)


Amy Ranallo
Married
Children: Lily (2011)


Naomi O’Grady
Married
Children: Gwenn (2011), Shane (2011)


Additional Resources

Sit-Safe San Diego | Rosemary’s Company
http://www.sitsafesandiego.com

Governors Highway Safety Association | State Child Passenger Safety Laws
http://www.ghsa.org/html/stateinfo/laws/childsafety_laws.html

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration | Child Seats
http://www.nhtsa.gov/Safety/CPS

Parents Central | From Car Seats to Car Keys: Keeping Kids Safe
http://www.safercar.gov/parents/index.htm

SeatCheck.org | Website
http://www.seatcheck.org

Car-Safety.org | Child Car Seat Safety Features
http://www.car-safety.org/guide.html

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