Consumer Reports Combination Car Seat Report

We maintain that age is the best determinant of when a child is ready to move to a booster seat, not weight. We stand by the industry standards.  NHTSA requires that today’s car seats meet or exceed Federal Safety Standard 213 and all car seats, including the ones mentioned in the Consumer Reports article, meet or exceed that standard.
We absolutely respect what Consumer Reports is trying to do with this reporting but we’re not so fond of the fear-provoking headlines.

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Maxi-Cosi Magellan Review

The Magellan has a lot of interesting features and is so well-padded that even the pickiest of passengers should find it comfortable.   Unfortunately, the number of installation challenges we faced along the way don’t put the Magellan at the top of our list for easy to use car seats. Families who are looking for a very plush car seat, have a roomy vehicle and are willing to be extremely patient while installing the Magellan may find it exactly what they need.

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Kind und Jugend 2018

As part of our expansion around the world, we’ve added an EU Recommended Seats tab to our website and sent our EU-based team to Cologne, Germany to attend the Kind + Jugend trade fair in September 2018!  This giant temporary city of baby gear is not unlike the ABC Kids Expo and JPMA Shows that

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Celebrate our Milestone: 300,000 Facebook Group Members!

We’ve grown from a small group of dedicated advocates, we’ve grown into a non-profit organization with a reach we couldn’t possibly have envisioned seven years ago. Our story started with a commitment to helping caregivers select, install, and use their car seats properly; it has expanded into a vision where one day every family achieving that goal is within reach.  We’ve also expanded our vision to include doing everything we can to increase awareness around vehicular heatstroke.

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CPS Week 2018

As Child Passenger Safety Technicians, we spend a lot of time helping caregivers with their very first car seats.  From offering advice around choosing that first rear facing only or convertible car seat to assistance around installation and use, we spend more time with parents of the 0-2 set than any other age group.  They

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Britax Skyline Review

Britax retired the longtime favorite Parkway booster seat this spring and replaced it with the Highpoint, Midpoint and Skyline highback booster seats. Recently we reviewed the Highpoint, and we were happy to spend some time with the Skyline. Along with the Emblem and Allegiance convertible car seats, the Skyline is a member of Britax’s Essentials line

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Baby Jogger City View Review

Building on their success with the City Go and compatible strollers and rear facing only infant car seats, Baby Jogger has expanded their product line to include a multimode car seat.  If you think perhaps the City View looks a little familiar –- you’re right! It’s based on the Graco Milestone/SlimFit, both seats that we

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