Two young children asleep in car seats.
    September 25, 2014
    Extend It! Breastfeeding and Rear-facing Car Seats

    [caption id="attachment_49084" align="alignnone" width="640"] Photo by Ryan Dickey[/caption]   Both of these are commonly seen as 1 year milestones. Or are they?! Extended Breastfeeding By now, m…

    Is Your Car Seat Installed Properly?
    February 8, 2011
    Is Your Car Seat Installed Properly?

    As a child passenger safety technician, I have participated in many car seat inspections and am astonished at the number of seats that are either improperly installed and/or used. The National Highway…

    How to Choose an Infant Car Seat & Use it Properly to Protect Your Baby
    March 29, 2010
    How to Choose an Infant Car Seat & Use it Properly to Protect Your Baby

    I remember reviewing books like Baby Bargains, Consumer Reports and going to big box stores like BabiesRUs to test out car seats before Isabella was born. I had no idea that picking out a car seat and…

    5 Ways to Clean Up Your Car for a Healthier Ride
    July 9, 2009
    5 Ways to Clean Up Your Car for a Healthier Ride

    You’re careful about keeping toxins out of your home, but have you considered your car? Between running errands, commuting to work, and driving kids to appointments and extracurricular activities, w…

    Booster Seats
    August 8, 2000
    Booster Seats

    The August 2000 electronic issue of Pediatrics contains a study that looked at how many kids age 4 to 9 years use booster seats in cars (only 27.7% -- only 10% by age 6). The authors asked the parents…

    Car Seat Safety
    July 9, 2000
    Car Seat Safety

    Parents and children alike look forward to four years and forty pounds when they no longer have to hassle with car seats. Even though experts (including me) recommend not using regular seat belts unti…

    Safety seats for Older Children
    September 2, 1997
    Safety Seats for Older Children

    Dr. Greene`s Answer: All children who have outgrown their convertible safety seats should ride in a belt-positioning booster seat that uses a combination lap/shoulder belt until they are about 57 inch…