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Car Seat Safety

Car seats have been linked to SUDI (sudden unexplained death in infancy) and it's important to know how to use your car seat safely.

The best car seat for your baby is the car seat that fits your car! Not all car seats fit all cars. You can find advice below:

  • Advice from Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency here.

  • Find a child restraint technician to check your car seat here.

  • Information from Plunket here

Rear facing car seats are 5x more safe than forward facing car seats due to how the pressure during a crash is absorbed by your child's body. Hollie, from @clicksafenz shares easy to read information about car seat safety.

Watch this video for more information about WHY rear facing for as long as possible is the safest option for your child.


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