Get Your Baby Out And About In The Perfect Car Seat
Bringing another human being into this wonderful world of ours is an extremely excitingtime not only for the parents, but for family and those friends who are close to them. After the birthing process is over, mummy has exited the hospital and fully recovered at home, both mummy and daddy will be keen to show off the newest addition to their family.
This may involve travelling by car to a nearby street or town and city located beyond walking distance of their home. If this is the case, they will need a suitable care seat for their vehicle into which they can place their baby and keep them secure.
It is legal requirement that all children under the age of 12 and under 135cm (4ft 5in) use a car seat appropriate for their weight and you would not want to fall foul of the law would you? For those children aged from birth up to one year of age it is recommended that they are placed into a rear facing car seat. From there on in it is suggested that a forward facing car seat is utilised.
All car seats should come equipped with a padded head rest and side impact protection in case of any potential accidents. Baby seats will also often come with a carrying handle so that you can remove baby from the car without disturbance and transport them into the home.
When choosing a car seat you should first of all inspect to thoroughly to make sure that it will give your baby all the support they need as you make your way from place to place. Setting a budget beforehand is also sensible as there are a huge amount of car seats on the market, hugely varying in price and design. Do not forget to weigh your baby before parting with your hard-earned cash.
If you see a car seat you like then take it to your car along with a trained member of staff and get them to check if it is first of all suitable for your vehicle and demonstrate exactly how it is fitted inside.
Try not to solely focus your efforts on securing a seat purely based on design. The functionality of the seat is the primary concern, not what it looks like. The same words of advice also go for other baby essentials such as high chairs and pushchairs.
by: Scott Wells