10 Ways Car Seats Can Be Dangerous for Your Kids

car seatParents have been drilled like crazy on car seat safety -- after all, knowing how to properly install the seat and buckle your baby in is what can keep him safe in case of a crash! Yet while you might assume that car seat safety issues end once you've turned off your ignition, that's surprisingly not the case.

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In fact, one study found that every year, nearly 10,000 babies in the U.S. are injured in their car seats not due to a collision, but while the car seat was outside the car. So how exactly did these accidents happen? Read on to get the lowdown on car seat dangers beyond car crashes.

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