7 Common Car Seat Mistakes that Put Your Kids at Risk

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Mistake #7: Bulky Clothes

You want your kids to be warm and comfortable when it’s cold out. Still, bulky clothes and coats are no-no's when it comes to car seats. “What we’re trying to do with the harness is have it fit snuggly on the hard parts of the child’s body,” says Jermakian. “When a child is wearing a bulky coat, there’s a lot of space between the harness and the hard parts of the child’s body. After the harness is snug on the child’s body you can always put a blanket or drape the coat on the child.”

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