Hey moms! Here's one more thing to think about. Yay.
Parents.com offers tips for shopping cart safety.
Going to the store with your kids is already a task. Get the baby, grab your purse, pull out the stroller, don't forget the diaper bag, wipes and bottle. Then remember your keys and close the car door. Whew! You are sweating before you even get to the front door.
Now, consider the facts below and think twice about putting your carseats on shopping carts. Buggy Baggy is committed to providing easy-to-use and safe solutions to your quick shopping runs, festivals, theme park adventures and much more.
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See what the professionals have to say!
Q: Is it safe for my baby to sit in the
shopping cart at the grocery store?
A: Thousands of children are hurt every year in the U.S. in accidents involving shopping carts, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). That's why it's best for kids of all ages to stay out of these carts.
Unlike many other countries, the U.S. has no safety standards for shopping carts, says Gary Smith, M.D., director of the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Children's Hospital in Columbus, OH, and chair of the AAP Committee on Injury, Violence, and Poison Prevention. "There's great variety in cart design, and some carts are quite dangerous," he explains.
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