Is the car seat safe for newborns?
La safety of children in the car it is very important and often, for new parents, there are many doubts: better egg or carrycot? Since when can theovetto for newborns? Let's clarify the use of the egg.
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- The use of the car seat in the car
- When can the egg be used?
- How many hours can a baby stay in the car seat?
- When to abandon the use of the egg?
The use of the car seat in the car
For the transport of the baby by car, legg is the optimal solution, as its structure and its shape guarantee maximum safety. Especially in the event of an impact, the egg allows the baby to be tossed as little as possible and guarantees maximum stability.
When can the egg be used?
The egg can be used immediately, right from the birth of the baby. It is in fact approved from birth up to 15 months of age and for a weight of up to 13 kg.
How many hours can a baby stay in the car seat?
The newborn can be carried in the egg for no more than 2-3 hours, therefore for short distances. In the case of longer journeys - which in any case are not recommended in the first two years of life, it is necessary to insert breaks of 30-60 minutes every two hours, due to the position that the baby would hold inside the egg.
When to abandon the use of the egg?
As long as the child remains with his head in the safety zone, there are no contraindications to continuing to use the car seat. When you realize that the baby seat is becoming too tight for our child, it is good to switch to real car seats.
How to travel with an egg?
- Up to 15 kg children must travel against the direction of travel. The egg must therefore be positioned in this way.
- If necessary it can be positioned front only and exclusively if the passenger airbag is deactivated
- If not necessary, it is always better to have children travel in the rear seats, this also applies to the baby in the car seat
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Questions and answers
What are the advantages of the egg?
In addition to being ideal for the transport of newborn children, the car seat also offers a great advantage to parents, who can detach it from the car and place it directly on the stroller structure.
How long should the egg be used for?
The egg should be used until the baby reaches 13 kg in weight.
How should the egg be positioned?
The law also states that the car seat must be positioned in the opposite direction to that of travel, to avoid that, in the event of a collision, the child can get very injured.
- car safety
- car seat
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