Infant Car Seat Safety: If it’s high up, it’s high risk!
When infant car seats are properly positioned in the car, they can save hundreds, if not thousands of lives each year. But when they’re used improperly outside the car, these safety devices can lead to serious injury. When you place your infant in a car seat on a counter or table, or any high surface, you are putting your child at risk for a major fall. Infants can suffer from serious head injury, fractures or even asphyxiation. How should you properly use an infant car seat to prevent these injuries? Listen to Children’s on Quality and learn from the Nationwide Children’s Hospital experts about the safe use of infant car seats. “If it’s high, up it’s high risk.”