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#1 of 3 Old 10-19-2011, 07:36 AM - Thread Starter
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Is there a good carseat safety handout that I can give to new parents that I work with? I see so many babies strapped incorrectly when out, so I try to go over the basics with clients at prenatals but would like to have a thorough information sheet to leave them. I usually discuss extended rearfacing, placement of straps, tighness of straps, no coats under straps, etc. Is there something out there already or do I just need to suck it up and write another handout? Thanks!

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I'm sure there is something out there! I'm in Canada, so the ones I suggested to my midwives' office might not be the right ones for you to use, but if you ask on for ones for your local area, you will get good suggestions w/ links to download them or order them! You don't need to register there to ask a question :)

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I use the new NHTSA hand out to go over stages

But I haven't found anything good that covers everything- straps, ERF, coats, etc. I use the NHTSA flyer and a second one that has the recommendations and laws by age group on one side and the full list of CPS Techs in my area on the other side.

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