Handle with care: Car seats and newborns

In 2013, car accidents resulted in approximately 8,500 infants requiring hospitalization or emergency department visits and 135 infant deaths. When used properly, car seats can reduce the risk of infant death and injury by 71 percent. However, in a new study scheduled for publication in the Journal of Pediatrics, researchers found that most families with newborns made at least one serious error in the use and installation of their car safety seat. —> Read More