Mar 22 by GJEL

Pediatrics Organization Alters Car Seat Advice to Reduce Accident Injuries and Fatalities

One of the country’s foremost child safety organizations announced this week that it has changed its tune when it comes to child car seats. Previously, the American Academy of Pediatrics deemed it safe to switch toddlers from rear-facing to forward-facing car seats at the age of 1, but the new policy suggests that toddlers should remain in the rear-facing seats until their second birthday. The policy statement added that toddlers in rear-facing seats are 75 percent less likely to be killed or injured in a major car accident.

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