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Car seats

Car seat safety

Car seat safety

Children’s Hospital is a statewide leader in car seat safety.

When used and installed correctly, car seats and safety belts can prevent injuries and save lives. Correctly used child safety seats can reduce the risk of death by as much as 71 percent. See below to get more information.

Car seat safety

Comprehensive Car Seat Sheet

Use this guide to learn which car seat is safest for your child at every age and stage. En Espanol
booster seat

Booster seats

Booster seats are an important step between the time when a child has outgrown a harness seat and is ready to sit using a seat belt only. En Espanol
forward facing car seat

Forward-facing car seats

Guide to proper fit and correct use of forward-facing car seats, including when to move to a booster seat. En Espanol
rear facing car seat

Rear-facing car seats

Guide to proper fit and correct use of rear-facing car seats, including when to move to forward-facing car seat. En Espanol

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Safe Kids

Safe Kids WisconsinThis international organization works to prevent unintentional injuries. Children's Hospital is the lead agency for Safe Kids activities in Wisconsin.