Want to Install Your Car Seat Correctly? Get This App

An app designed by the American Academy Of Pediatrics, Car Seat Check helps you assess most major makes and models of car seat for proper installation.

by Fatherly
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That car seat you bought to ensure you can bring the kid home from the hospital safely is a marvel material science that can mitigate all sorts of terrible things in the event of a crash … provided you actually installed it correctly. With all due respect to the guy in the hospital parking garage who’s “pretty sure that looks about right,” make sure you’re not missing something obvious by checking your handy work with Car Seat Check by the American Academy Of Pediatrics. Unlike you, they’re paid to keep babies alive, so they’ve thought this through more than you have. Also, they haven’t been up for 2 days straight watching you partner give birth, so they’re thinking straight.

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