The colder months are upon us, so you'll want to bundle up your kids in some warm winter jackets. But when it's time for them to get into their car seat, the jackets need to come off. It might be a pain, but it could save their life.
We all know how to carry an infant car seat, right? You loop your arm through the handle, rest it on the inside crook of your elbow, and let it hang. Then later you pop an Panadol for the wrist, neck and back pain induced by dragging around at least 9kg at an awkward angle.
If you're a parent, you've heard the rules a million times: Babies should sleep on their backs, with no blankets, and they should always sit in a rear facing car seat. The message we don't always get is when babies can stop following these rules.