Bill Would Require Rear-Facing Car Seats For Children Under 2 In Mass.A lawmaker is proposing to add a new requirement to the car seat law -- rear-facing seats for children under age 2 or weighing less than 30 pounds.
Pediatricians Warn Infant Car Seats Should Only Be Used for TravelResearchers found 3 percent of infant sleep-related deaths occurred in sitting devices.
Reusing Car Seats For Multiple Children Can Run A RiskMany families use car seats child after child, but materials can break down over time and that could be dangerous.
Experts Change Kids' Age Guidelines For Rear-Facing Car SeatsNew guidelines urge parents to keep their children in rear-facing seats, even if they are older than 2 years old.
Diono Recall: Car Seats May Not Protect Kids In CrashMore than 500,000 child car seats made by a company called Diono are being recalled because they may not adequately protect children in a crash.
Graco Recall: 25,000 Car Seats Recalled Over Safety RiskGraco Children's Products is recalling more than 25,000 car seats because the harness webbing can break in a crash and may not keep children restrained.
NH Mom Creates Winter Coat That Could Save LivesA mother from New Hampshire has created a winter jacket that makes it easier to strap a child into a car seat.
Britax Recalls 71K Infant Car Seats Over Fall RiskThere are dozens of reports of the car seat handles developing breaks or cracks.
Consumer Reports: Safest Child Safety SeatsConsumer Reports has important new child-seat advice for parents.
Study: Most Cars Don't Have Good Latch Systems For Child Car SeatsThe Insurance Institute For Highway Safety (IIHS) looked at the built-in hardware - or latch system - which stands for "lower anchors and tethers for children."
Feds Seek New Side Impact Safety Rules For Child Car SeatsThe National Highway Traffic Safety Administration seeks to upgrade standards for child seats for children weighing up to 40 pounds to include a new test that simulates a side crash.
Most Booster Seats Do Well In New Safety RankingsMore than half of child booster seats that went on sale this year earned a top rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
Grandparents May Not Know Best When It Comes To BabysittingFamilies with two working parents are becoming the rule rather than the exception. With that trend comes a rising number of grandparents who are taking over the care of the kids.
How To Tell The Kids The Marriage Is OverRecent studies contradict studies done in the 70s and 80s and have shown that kids do get beat up emotionally in a divorce and some never recover.
Medical Minute: Kids And Air FlightWBZ's Dr. Murray Feingold talks about the safest way for young children to fly.