Majority of Parents Use Car Seats Incorrectly on the First Trip Home

October 11, 2014 4:18 PM

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Using a car seat correctly is extremely important for the safety of an infant or toddler. Despite knowing that a car seat is vital, a new study found that the majority of parents used the seat incorrectly on their very first trip home from the hospital.

"Car safety seats can be difficult to use correctly for many families, and we need to provide the resources and services they need to help ensure the safest possible travel for newborns and all children," said Benjamin Hoffman, MD, FAAP, lead author of the study, reported by Medical Xpress.

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