Pictures Explain: Why You MUST Keep Your Child Rear-Facing As Long As Possible
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Pictures Explain: Why You MUST Keep Your Child Rear-Facing As Long As Possible


Car accidents are the #1 killer of children ages 1-14.  Yet 3 out of 4 people use their car seats incorrectly, even though using a child restraint properly can reduce the risk of death by up to 71% in a crash.

That’s why we decided to explain in simple words exactly how car seats work and WHY you need to use and install your car seat the way experts recommend.

Share this with other parents to help prevent unnecessary injuries and deaths!

(click on the image to view it at full size)

How Car Seats Work

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Who Created this Infographic?

3 experts will involved in the creation of this infographic:

  1. Kristen Gardiner CPST: A certified child passenger safety technician
  2. Rachel Fink, BaSc – a mom of 7 and an engineer
  3. Sean Wilkinson – a physicist and talented artist

(Read more about our experts here)

Your Main Takeaways:

  1. Keep your child rear-facing as long as possible.
  2. Use the installation and harnessing instructions in the image above.


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About the Author Rachel Fink

Rachel Fink is a writer and mom of 7 kids. She keeps her sanity by keeping a stash of chocolate and coffee nearby.

Leave a Comment:

Janice says September 11, 2017

Amazing, this is good and informative! Thanks for sharing.

Roman says September 10, 2017

Great infographic! Every parent should see it! Can I use it on my site with a link to the original?

    Rachel says September 10, 2017

    Sure. As long as you give us credit with a link, we’re ok with it.

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