A car seat or booster seat that’s properly installed and used correctly can reduce the chance of death in a collision by as much as 71%. That’s not a small amount of risk reduction! It doesn’t matter how much you paid for a car seat – if it’s not being used correctly, it cannot protect
The Nuna PIPA is a much-loved rear facing only car seat that’s been sold in the United States for some time now. It fits preemies well, most babies are able to max out the seat by height and weight, and provides a fairly effortless installation. The seat underwent a few changes when the Canadian version
If you’ve ever worked a car seat check event, read our Recommended Seats page, or searched the internet for a great rear facing only car seat, it’s pretty likely that the Chicco KeyFit 30 or 22 made some type of appearance. It’s a well-featured, easy to use car seat that’s served many families well over
As a team of Child Passenger Safety Technicians and global safety advocates, we have seen many car seats come and go over time. While we love exploring new additions to the market, and applaud new innovation, we do enjoy reflecting on existing car seats that remain consistent, easy-to-use options in an ever-changing market. Chicco is
Maxi-Cosi started helping keep children safe in Europe in 1984 with the first rear facing only car seat. Since that time, they’ve expanded their product line to include other types of car seats and other baby products, then moved beyond Europe and into the United States. Their latest effort, the Mico Max Plus, adds some
The original Nuna PIPA rear facing only car seat has been around, serving families with ease of use and an easy installation, since the earliest days of CSFTL. You could say that we’ve grown up along with Nuna’s product line! The PIPA and PIPA Lite are a solid, popular seat that we see routinely at
I co-teach a short introductory car seat course on a regular basis. We explain why car seats are important, discuss best practices, and then take the expectant parents out to their cars to install their car seats. We demonstrate installations in the classroom using our test bench. I mention all of this because we’ve found
The Liing offers some nice installation and ease of use features — beautiful baseless belt guides, Euro routing, rigid lower anchors, and a belt tensioning plate. All of these features add up to a fairly high price point for a seat that might be outgrown fairly quickly, but they do make for a simple installation.
Evenflo has created a special line of premium car seats and strollers that consists of products we already know but with special padding and some special features added to them. We’ll start our look at these car seats with the SecureMax. This rear facing only car seat is so fancy, its full name is Evenflo
Our Canadian team would like to extend a warm welcome to Baby Jogger. The City GO is an excellent addition to the Canadian seat market, and provides a versatile seat that is lightweight, easy to install and adjust, and fits a wide range of babies well.