Infant Car Seats Safety and Shopping carts -What you NEED to know.

I’m so glad I read this. There are times when I’m in such a hurry that I don’t make good choices. This is a good reminder. Thanks for all your research. Hopefully we can save some infant lives by spreading the word!

The Lactation Learning Station

**Authors note** This posting does contain information about prior deaths and accidents that have occurred from improper misuse of infant car seats. The car seat information is based on 2012/2013 car seat manuals that are easily accessible through your car seats manufactures website or help-line. Readers discretion is advised. **

All too often I’ve seen parents say ‘My car seat manual didn’t have anything in it about this…’  It made me stop and wonder, is this true?  Are there certain types of infant car seats that are compatible with shopping carts so that you can safely place a infant car seat on the upper part of the cart?  Do the manuals these parents say they are reading really not have a warning in them that tell them NOT to use their infant seats on top of carts?

I’ve been pulling every manual I can find offline the last week to…

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2 thoughts on “Infant Car Seats Safety and Shopping carts -What you NEED to know.

  1. Thank you for posting this. I am totally GUILTY of this! When Ella is asleep I have placed her car seat on many a shopping carts. Our car seat is more secure on the cart than the one on the video but 24,000 accidents a year is not worth it. We were just talking about car seat safety yesterday. Do you know where you can bring your car seat in to be checked?


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