Car Seat Safety For Your Child

From the Show: Healthy Children
Summary:Even the right seat for your child's size may not properly protect your child in a crash unless it is used correctly.
Air Date: 2/13/13
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Dr. Phyllis Agran, MD
phyllis agran sizedPhyllis Agran, MD, MPH, FAAP is Professor Emeritus at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, doubled boarded in both Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, and General Pediatrics. She has been an advocate for public health policies aimed at reducing trauma and injury to children. She received many research grants from the National Center for Injury Prevention, Centers for Disease Control; the National Institute of Medicine, Child Health and Human Development; the US Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration; and, the State of California, Office of Traffic Safety.


Car Seat Safety For Your Child
One of the most important jobs you have as a parent is keeping your child safe when riding in a vehicle.

Each year thousands of young children are killed or injured in car crashes.

Proper use of car seats helps keep children safe. But with so many different car seats on the market, it's no wonder many parents find this overwhelming.
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