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​With so many different car seats on the market, it’s no wonder many parents find this overwhelming. The type of seat your child needs depends on several things, including your child’s age, size and the type of vehicle you have. 
 
In this video, Benjamin Hoffman, MD, FAAP, a pediatrician and certified car seat technician, provides tips for parents on what to look for when purchasing a car seat.

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AAP App for Selecting, Installing Car Seats: Car Seat Check

Quickly learn what car seat is right for your child based on age, height, and weight. This app for Apple and Android devices includes installation instruction videos, audio clips, and articles help you use the seat safely. Review the full sortable product guide, including prices and size limits.

 

Last Updated
7/3/2013
Source
American Academy of Pediatrics (Copyright © 2012)
The information contained on this Web site should not be used as a substitute for the medical care and advice of your pediatrician. There may be variations in treatment that your pediatrician may recommend based on individual facts and circumstances.