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Car Seat Installation

Install your seat now to ensure its done properly
The Safety 1st onBoard 35 Air installed using the LATCH system
Credit: Abriah Wofford
Monday October 21, 2019
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If you haven't already purchased an infant car seat you need to get one soon, so you have time to practice your mad installation skills before the big day. Given that the majority of injuries babies suffer in car accidents are a result of improper installation or use of the car seat, it is imperative that you install your seat correctly. The process is often more challenging than you think, and while not impossible, it will take some reading and double-checking of your car seat and car to ensure that you have done everything correctly.

Car Seat Harnesses

You will also need to familiarize yourself with how to use the harness system correctly. Luckily, there is a lot of information online and local inspection stations and car seat technicians that are free and ready to help you install the seat correctly and to answer any questions you might have about car seat installation and harness adjustments. If you have difficulty or want a professional opinion, you can get the help of a car seat installation expert by contacting your local fire station or locating a qualified technician near you.

Stroller Compatibility

After you work out the puzzle of car seat installation, you might also want to take a moment to think about strollers and whether or not you will need one or want to use one. Many of the infant car seats can work in conjunction with different strollers like frame strollers and travel systems. This combination can help take the load off as you move baby from one place to another.

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