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Recall Alert! Recaro Car Seats

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Recaro Child Safety is recalling more than 173,000 car seats in the U.S. The recall affects ProRide and Performance Ride convertible car seats manufactured prior to June 9, 2015. The problem lies in the shells of the car seats, which can crack or come loose from the main shell during a crash, the company announced. The problem was... Read more

Does Your Car Seat Really Fit Your Car? A New Study Says Probably Not

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Installing a car seat isn't a walk in the park. And neither is choosing from the hundreds of options out there. A new study shows that even if you've done your research and followed the instructions, there's still a good chance you've installed it incorrectly. But you're allowed to blame your car. “Car seats themselves... Read more

Volvo Puts Baby Car Seat In The Front Seat

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Talk about turning heads. By placing a rear-facing baby car seat in the front of the vehicle, Volvo is introducing a new concept for car seat safety. The reasoning seems intuitive; it will be easier for parents to get baby in and out of the car and to keep an eye on him during the drive.... Read more

Police Offers Skip Ticket, Buy Car Seat for Family in Need

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Officers James Hodges and Jason Pavlige are being deemed heroes for their response to a call regarding child safety a month ago. But these Michigan cops maintain they were just doing their jobs. A McDonald's employee alerted police after a family drove through the restaurant and their baby wasn't safely secured in a car seat. Officers Hodges and... Read more

Recall Alert! phil&teds Car Seat Adaptors

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Stroller and baby gear company phil&teds has recalled nearly 400 of their Travel System 26 infant car seat adaptors for strollers, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. The plastic adaptors, which can connect an infant's car seat to a stroller, can crack and break, posing a falling risk for babies. No reports of actual... Read more

Scan This: Easy to Install (and Adjust) Convertible Car Seat — See It In Action! (WATCH)

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Once baby outgrows that handy, tote-able infant car seat, you'll need a convertible seat -- and the new Chicco NextFit is an awesome choice! It's easy to install in a wide range of cars. Hey, easy-to-install means you're more likely to do it right. Plus, you'll stress less about having to switch it to...

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5 Safe Driving Tips Every Mom Needs to Know Before the Snow Hits

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As a first time mom living in west Michigan, safe driving has been on the top of my mind this winter season. Each morning when I wake up I look out my window and think, "Gosh, I wonder what the roads are like today." Driving during the winter months used to be a bit stressful,... Read more