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Why Your Child Needs a Car Seat

September 16, 20159 min
Why are car seats so important?One of the most important jobs you have as a parent is keeping your child safe when riding in a vehicle. Each year, thousands of young children are killed or injured in car crashes. Proper use of car safety seats helps keep children safe. But, with so many different car safety seats on the market, it's no wonder many parents find the choices overwhelming.The type of seat your child needs depends on several things, including your child's age and size and the type of vehicle you have.How do you know which car seat is best for your child?Listen in as Benjamin Hoffman, MD, FAAP shares why your child needs a car seat, as well as information for choosing the most appropriate car safety seat for your child.

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