While riding with a baby in a car, it is crucial to follow some basic protocol in order to make the ride as smooth and enjoyable for the little one as possible. Certain precautions must also be taken, and their absolute safety should be given the foremost importance.
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- 1. Fix the harness
Fixing the harness of the, seat and making it as comfortable and snug as possible for your new-born is super essential. The material should not feel too harsh on their skin, and the total fit of the straps should allow them enough space to breathe.
- 2. The buckling and the straps must be aligned
Sometimes new parents are too occupied taking care of the bay that they miss out on these important aspects of settling down your baby onto the baby seat. The straps must not allow a pinch of fold underneath it, and the buckles must be properly clinked together to avoid accidental unlocking.
- 3. Position the clips and the belt
The clip of the straps must be at the armpit level of your baby. This way the maximum of protection can be guaranteed along with the comfort of the baby. Don’t try to put any kind of clothes or blanket under the belt or anywhere near the harness, this will make the belt bulkier.
- 4. Acclimatise your baby with motions of the car
Familiarise your baby to the swerving, jumping, and the speeding motions of the car. Usually, there are two kinds of babies travelling in the car, one of them quickly falls asleep with the low hum of the motion of the vehicle, and other gets flustered and whiny. Pacify your baby before the very start of the journey.
- 5. Adjust the car seat to your baby’s needs
Throughout the growing up journey of the baby, they will face many growing spurts which will make their initial car rest a little outdated. They might face some trouble adjusting to the old car seat with their growing hands and legs, so make sure that their seats are beneficial enough to keep using them. Otherwise, your baby’s safety can be compromised. While riding with a baby in a car, these are the little things you must always remember.
Watch this helpful video to learn more about the precautions that must be taken while carrying a baby in the car.
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