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Can it be dangerous to allow your newborn to sleep in their car seat?

Can it be dangerous to allow your newborn to sleep in their car seat?

For the many decades since car seats for infants and toddlers have been introduced we have always been told we must use one when travelling with our little ones. To be clear, despite the title of this short blog article this has certainly not changed. When travelling by car or any vehicle with your baby, you absolutely must use a car seat of some description, in fact it’s the law in every state in the US. What I will talk...
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Can I afford to have children right now?

Can I afford to have children right now?

This is a question that many of you have probably asked yourselves over and over, I know my husband and I have. The problem is, this is not a simple question to answer. The painful truth is that if you don’t discuss the financial aspects of having a child (or multiple) you and your partner could end up in a financial hole leaving you unable to provide the best for your little ones. The most recent numbers to come out...
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Benefits of All-In-One Baby Travel Systems

Benefits of All-In-One Baby Travel Systems

As a new parent one of the most import purchases you make will be your first travel system, they really are a must have item. These systems have been specifically designed to make travel with your child easy, wherever it is that you need to go. This is the reason they come so highly recommended and why the popularity of all-in-one baby travel systems is increasing day by day. Nearly all baby travel systems consist of a pre-packaged set including...
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Seat Types – Infographic Explainer

Seat Types – Infographic Explainer

One of the most common questions we get asked is what is the best type of car seat for my child? There is no right or wrong answer to this question however, from a safety aspect, we always recommend that you place your baby in a rear facing seat until they are too big to move to forward facing. In order to determine this of course, you need to refer to the manufacturers recommendation as they will have carried out...
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How To Put A Baby in a Car Seat

How To Put A Baby in a Car Seat

Fitting your baby securely in their car seat can be very scary, especially if it is your first child. You obviously want to make sure they are as safe as possible and you want to make sure you get everything exactly right. It is important to remember though, that you are not alone and you must not panic. If you panic or worry you are more likely to rush it and get something wrong. Read the instructions, check online, check...
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When Can A Baby Face Forward In A Car Seat?

When Can A Baby Face Forward In A Car Seat?

As a new parent you will no doubt have purchased a rear-facing car seat for your baby at some point, probably before you went to the hospital to have your baby, if you were nice and organized that is! As your baby grows you will need to start thinking about when you move up to a forward-facing child car seat. I will break down for you here what you need to consider before you make this important change for your...
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Which Baby Car Seat Do I Use??

Which Baby Car Seat Do I Use??

Choosing the correct baby car seat or child car seat for your child is undoubtedly one of the most important and thus daunting decisions you will need to make as a parent. If you opt for the incorrect option or one that does not suit your child’s and your families requirements you can actually end up causing more severe injuries to you and your child in the event of an accident than you would if you chose correctly. This fact...
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Tips on Installing a Baby Car Seat Correctly

Tips on Installing a Baby Car Seat Correctly

When you buy an infant car seat, a convertible car seat or even a booster seat it can be a daunting task trying to install it correctly. As your child’s safety counts on the fact you have installed the car seat properly, it is absolutely paramount that you get it correct first time. Whatever type of car seat you are trying to install, you should always remember the best information on how to do so is in the instruction manual....
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