Top 10: Dos and don'ts of child seat safety
It goes without saying – but we’ll say it anyway – that your kids are the most precious things you have. Probably the most draining emotionally, mentally, physically and financially, but still…precious.
Anyway, the issue of child seat safety is one of the earliest-onset and most pressing sources of ongoing stress for parents So, here’s a top ten guide to make sure you’re doing the right things and avoiding the wrong things.
Do: buy a brand-new child seat
It’s imperative that you buy a new child seat, at whatever stage you're buying one – as in, whether buying for a new born or a much older child. Even if a seat looks brand new and undamaged, you can’t be certain that it’s never been involved in an accident, and therefore weakened. For that reason, a shop fresh seat is paramount.
Many people say seatbelts are perfectly safe – if fitted properly – while others swear by Isofix mounting...
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