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Car Seat Information

What do I need to know about my baby’s car seat?

  • Ask your baby’s nurse if you need to buy a different car seat for your premature baby.  Pamphlets are available in the waiting room area about safe travel and suggested car seats for babies going home, who weigh less than 5 pounds at discharge.
  • Your car seat must have a CMVSS sticker and not be expired.
    Safety Label for Car Seat
  • If your car seat is used, it is important to know that the car seat has not been involved in an accident.
  • A safety specialist is available for consultation before discharge. 
    Injury Prevention Poster
  • We recommend that you read your car manual and your car seat manual for proper car seat installation in your vehicle.
  • How to Install and Safely Use a Car Seat