It’s a simple act of love.
And it’s so much easier than you think.
The simple act is making your baby’s car seat fit into a baby carrier.
Baby car seats have become ubiquitous, with over 80 million being manufactured by the end of this year, according to the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission.
“You can’t really find a car seat that is going to fit in your car seat,” says Elizabeth Larkin, executive director of the advocacy group Families USA.
Larkin has seen first-hand the effects of the baby car seat on babies who don’t fit in.
In the first six months of life, Larkin says, some of the infants who were in her care were born with a baby seat problem that lasted months.
“A baby sitting in a car seats was the first thing that they would get, because they had no support,” she says.
One in five babies in the United Kingdom is born in a seat.
More than half of American babies have an infant seat that cannot fit in a vehicle seat, and half of these babies are born with the problem, according the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
For those who are struggling with a carseat problem, Larkins team of experts can help with the first steps: “If you have the baby sitter, you can go up to your carseat and give it a good squeeze and let it sit on the back of your car and that’s it,” says Larkin.
You can use a baby carseat harness to help keep your baby in the seat, but there are some things you’ll need to be aware of if you have a child with a carrier.
The harness is attached to your baby car, and it needs to be connected to the car’s electrical system, according a CPSC news release.
It can also be connected by a belt.
There are also ways to prevent your baby from falling off the seat.
If your child is on a harness, there are safety tips to follow.
If you can’t find a carrier that fits your baby, the CPSC recommends that you check the car seat manufacturer’s website for the most current instructions.
“If your car seats don’t meet your baby sitters safety requirements, we want to make sure that your child’s safety is always in mind,” says John Narducci, executive vice president of the National Car Seat Association.
So how do you find the right car seat?
“The best car seats come from a combination of manufacturers,” says Narduci.
“You need to look at the carseat, the manufacturer, the model, and how long the car seats are used and how they’re used,” he says.
“There are a number of different things that we look at.”
Narducci says manufacturers tend to look for ways to make a car safety seat more comfortable for babies, like cushioned seat belts and padding, and to make it easier for babies to climb in.
“We think of baby seats as a very simple device that has a great safety benefit, and there’s also an enormous benefit to having the baby on your lap,” he explains.
“It gives you an opportunity to help your baby stay on your seat.”
What you need to know about car seats and safetyThe car seat industry has a long and storied history.
It was the cradle of infant car seats, and until the mid-1960s, infants were not allowed to ride in a carrier on the streets, under bridges or on city streets.
By the 1980s, the industry had seen an explosion in the use of baby car seats in public transport and shopping, and the industry began to invest heavily in seat belt systems for the elderly and disabled.
While there have been safety improvements over the years, there have also been safety risks that remain.
Car seats that were designed for older children, say Larkin and Narducucci, often don’t have adequate padding for babies.
According to the CDC, between 1992 and 2010, there were about 1,500 reported car seat accidents, most of which involved infants.
But car seat safety experts say car seat manufacturers need to make improvements to accommodate more and more babies.
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has issued a series of recommendations for infant car seat manufacturing.
They say car seats should be manufactured in a way that minimizes the risk of injury to the infant.
Other safety recommendations include using a seat belt for all infants and for infants younger than two years old, making sure infants are wearing their seat belt securely, and using a safety harness for all children.
Babies can also benefit from car seats that provide extra padding, or that offer support in cases of fall, Larkson says.
A seat belt can be installed for infants up to six months old, and a baby safety harness can be added later