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  1. Britax are our favorite car seats! Easy to install and comfy for long trips and straps feel nicer than other brands.

  2. No winter coats..make sure everything is installed correctly ..have them.rear facing until age two make sure the straps are correctly tightened

  3. Taking the CPST course this weekend!
    Instead if bulky coats, put a fleece jacket on for warmth, then after the harness passes the pinch test at the collarbone, put a blanket over smaller kids/babies and bigger kids can wear their coats backward over themselves (arms through the arm holes so it looks like a snuggi)

  4. If you ever want to know anything about car seat positions, just ask my daughter, Samantha McComas, she is an advocate about car seats. We went to a yard sale this past weekend and a lady was selling 3 car seats, Samantha noticed they were all expired and informed the lady it was against the law to sell them. The lady took them away from people and put them in the garage to be disposed of. Good job.

  5. Children should remain rear-facing until AT LEAST age 2. My daughter is 20 months & still in her infant car seat. We’ve been holding off buying a new car seat in hopes of a better convertible car seat & the Britax Clicktight is the answer to our prayers!! 😀 I would LOVE to win this car seat!!

  6. Pinch Test.. Love our Britax seats. Just must daughter to a pioneer. Both my kids are 98% for height. So excited to hear these new seats will keep my son rear facing longer

  7. The 2 biggest things I have learned have been,
    1. You don’t need to turn your baby forward facing when they turn 1. They can remain rear facing until they they outgrow the specs for their seat, and are safer doing it.
    2. No bulky/winter clothes in the carseat.
    I did not know either of those things with my first child.

  8. You should not be able to pinch the straps if they are tightened properly!! Chest clip should be at armpit level. Forward facing straps should be above shoulders, rear facing shoulder straps below shoulders.

  9. Most importantly, leaving your child rear facing until you reach the maximum height/weight limit as per the carseat manufacturers guidelines. Also, not having any bulky clothing or added seat inserts on or around your child. I already have this seat for my son and would love to win these for my lil baby girl and my sister who is expecting her first baby in January!

  10. Always have the clip at armpit level. I taught my six year old to do this when he was little. Now hes the resident clip police for my two year old… “Safety first beauty” is what he says to her 🙂

  11. Best safety tips is to read your whole car seat manual!! It’s the only way to learn about how to use your seat properly.

  12. I have learned the a child should face backwards until at least 2 years old, but really depend on height and weight and its best to keep them facing rear as long. As possible its safer and protects there body and little head so much more.

  13. Always put the handle in the furthest back position while driving unless the car seat manual states otherwise (my nuns pipa allows you to keep it in any position)

  14. Look at the label on your car seat to make sure it’s appropriate for your child’s age, weight and height.
    Your car seat has an expiration date – usually around six years. Find and double check the label to make sure it’s still safe.

  15. I would love to win this! I have not started looking for baby stuff yet since I am only at 17 weeks, but it would be nice to win something like this!

  16. Only use soap and water with a cloth or sponge and spot clean the fabric/cloth part. Putting it in the washer can effect how fire retardant it is.

  17. It will be hard for me to take out winter jacket in 3 toddlers and 1 newborn soon but everything for their security. ☺️

  18. The car seat safety tip that has always stayed with me is that you should never attach a car seat with both the latch AND the seat belt because they work against each other in a crash.

  19. I think the best safety tip I’ve learned most recently would be how to get my car seat installed tightly, to where it doesn’t move more than one inch side to side or front to back. It’s a lot of work to get a tight install but a loose install is so dangerous.

  20. Never buckle your child in wearing bulky clothing/winter coat. Strap them in safely/properly, then cover them with blanket or coat backwards!

  21. The click thight would make it so much easier to install the Boulevard in the middle of my bench seat. I have a Boulevard there now, but have to move seats sometimes, and the click tight technology would just make it faster and more secure to properly install the seat with a seatbelt.

  22. I’m a CPST so I’ve learned a lot about CPS. 🙂
    Use it correctly — every trip, every time. Don’t get lax because you’re “just running to the store” or whatever your excuse is. Use seats to their maximum, not minimum requirements. Man, I wish my kids could be in a 5-pt harness forever! 🙂

  23. Make sure that the straps aren’t twisted and that the seats are installed correctly. Don’t trust others to install it for you. Watch videos or find a trained person to learn how to do it yourself

  24. I would love to win one of these. We just got a new vehicle and cant afford to get another set of seats for my 2 kids. We have been having to un-latch both 5 points and switch them almost everyday.

  25. Take your time to make sure kids are buckled tight and correctly, and get the kids invloved to make it fun and keep them aware. 🙂

  26. My daughter just turned one and outgrew her b-safe. It would be really great if we could have this convertible car seat. Definitely believe in britax safety and quality.

  27. This would be wonderful to win! I got the travel system for a starter for my little one because of the wonderful safety features that Britax has!

  28. Keeping the little ones rear facing as long as I can, my 3rd just turned at almost 4, baby will be following suit.

  29. The center rear is the safest position for a child restraint system. If vehicle does not allow safe installation in center rear seat, the passenger side seat is safest.

  30. When rear facing the shoulder straps should be adjusted below the level of the shoulders and when forward facing they should be above

  31. keep children rear-facing for as long as the car seat allows. keep children in the back seat in the car until they are thirteen or better until they learn to drive.

  32. Would be great to win one for my son! Thanks for the opportunity!
    I’m keeping my son rear facing until the age of 2.

  33. I knew it but it’s good to hear again so I can double check it since we just turned my younger one’s seat (he two and nearly 40lbs ~ weight limit for rear facing in his current seat)…tip that in forward facing the strap should be at or above the shoulders. Thanks.

  34. Never leave the handle of an infant car seat up (and with toys hanging from it) when installed in the car! Follow the instructions of your specific carseat for where the handle should be while in the vehicle.

  35. Learned when grandbaby being released from hospital, that it is not safe to use the neck support. always thought that was a given to use one to support the infant’s head, but apparently is not safe. Would love to win one of these for my grandchild.

  36. This looks amazing. I’d love to try it out. My daughter just turned one and shes definitely not ready to be forward facing. Im having a time finding a seat shes comfortable in.

  37. If you ever have any questions in regards to installation, just go to your nearest highway patrol office they are always glad to help for your child’s safety

  38. Always check the height and weight limit of the car seat. Keep you child in a 5 point harness for as long as possible

  39. Keep your baby rear-facing until they reach the maximum height or weight limit for the rear-facing mode of your convertible car seat!

  40. Don’t forget the car seat liner under the car seat, it eases wear and tear on the seat, plus catches spills and crumbs. How does a newborn/infant even make crumbs when they don’t eat solid foods? I have no idea, but it happens.

  41. I was reminded about removing bulky clothing like coats before putting the child in the car seat – with winter approaching I need to be diligent about this with my little ones.

  42. Look at the label on your car seat to make sure it’s appropriate for your child’s age, weight and height. Your car seat has an expiration date – usually around six years. Find and double check the label to make sure it’s still safe.

  43. 1) Keep child rear facing for as long as possible preferrably 2 yrs +.
    2) For rear facing, car seat harness strap should be threaded at or below the child’s shoulders

  44. As a carseat tech, one of the things we make sure to teach families is to keep bulky clothes out of the carseat, as well as those bunting bags for infants.

  45. After the car seat is installed, you should not be able to move the car seat base side-to-side or front-to-back more than 1 inch.

  46. For most car seats you should never use the latch system with the seat belt install. Of course always read your manual.

  47. remove winter coats in a car seat – we always had coats on, the winters are -40C and such and I certainly wouldn’t sit in a car without a jacket on and am not really sure I would want a child to sit in the back seat of a vehicle without a jacket on. I think its weird actually. Am I the only one ?

  48. Always doubles check to make sure car seat is installed correctly every time a child is put in and the car moves!!! rear facing till age 2

  49. I absolutely love our Britax infant car seat and now would never use another brand! How amazing that someone gets to win one <3

  50. Learned about removing bulky clothes before putting child in car seat. I live in the desert and had never heard that before! Thanks!!

  51. I stay up to date on carseat safety. The chest clip “rule” is the one that I think is the most overlooked, coupled with loose straps, it’s a recipe for disaster!

  52. I want a Clicktight so bad! I think it’s the only way I will ever get the family to install the seat correctly every time!

  53. Forward facing isn’t an accomplishment that marks a child’s first birthday. Rear facing is safest for as long as possible.

  54. I would love to win this. I love the easy install. My daughters car seat gets moved between cars so this would be nice

  55. Rear face as long as possible, 5 point harness as long as possible. My daughter preaches this to everyone she knows. She is very passionate about carseat safety. She has 3 children and she has seats, I [grandma] have seats and her husband all have seats in our cars. She has a 7yr, 5yr and 2yr. Safety, safety, safety!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

  56. My favorite tip is, keep them in a 5 point harness for as long as possible! But all tips are great, some even that I had no idea about and definitely were doing wrong. Thank you for that!

  57. 3/4 carseats are installed incorrectly. That’s way too many!! After being in an accident that changed our lives, (thankfully long BEFORE our LO was born) I cannot stress the importance of safety enough!!! It’s really THAT IMPORTANT!!

  58. Don’t add anything that didn’t come with the seat as it hasn’t been safety tested with the seat. Companies market all sorts of accessories for the carseat and I had no idea they weren’t safe until I was researching prior to having my son in April. 5 months and no ad ons, one safe baby boy I have.

  59. Rear facing till at least 2!!! Most car seats do not have rear facing height limits only weight limits but I know tons of people that say their barely 1 year old was just too tall.

  60. My baby has almost outgrown his infant carseat and this britax looks so easy to install, I would love to win this for me and my sister in law who just had a baby 4 days ago. Please!

  61. Pull the tail of the LATCH strap back into the car seat (rather than up or out away from the car seat) to make tightening much easier!

  62. Many RF convertible seats can be installed at a more upright angle for an older child, leaving more room in the front seat and allowing older children to be more comfortable.

  63. Keeping kids rear facing as long as possible and making sure the chest clip is in the correct position on their chest.

  64. 75% misuse rate! So scary! I knew to keep them in a 5 point harness as long as possible. My 5 year old complains endlessly about it but sorry pal! You’ve got a ways to go. 🙂

  65. I find it easier to pull all slack from the straps and then do the chest clip, it’s easier to pull more slack out that way.

  66. Keep the child in a rear-facing car seat for at least two years, preferably longer. Hope me and Petra Sartor win these! 🙂

  67. Make sure chest clip is at armpit level and you can not pinch more than 1/2 inch on the straps. (I always leave no pinching space)

  68. I always have the fire department put in our children’s car seat’s. They are trained to install them properly and have been very friendly with providing training on pepper fit and placement

  69. I learned about harness height. Rear Facing, at or below shoulders. Forward facing, at or above the shoulders. I never knew that good thing I watched the video! Thank you for all of your educational videos and reviews of products. I watch them all the time.

  70. Children should be rear facing until age 2. Their legs bend, so don’t worry if they can’t stretch them out straight!

  71. This seems like common sense now, but I didn’t know you weren’t supposed to put thick coats on your child until last winter. I’m glad I’m aware now, so we won’t do that this winter!

  72. (Rear Facing) straps need to be placed at or below my child’s shoulders (Forward Facing) the straps need to be placed at or above my child’s shoulders

  73. Always check the car seat installation, daily! Make sure it’s in good and tight each time. And Rear facing till age two is best!

  74. Rear facing for as long as possible. My 19-month is still rear facing, but his britax car seat expires at the end of this year. We have had 2 Britax – LOVE them! So happy this giveaway is open to us Canadians! Thank you 🙂

  75. When testing for movement, use your non dominant hand and tug at the beltpath only. Less than 1″ side to side and forward and back and you are good!

  76. Use the seatbelt or lower anchor straps when installing your seat, never both!

    Our family really needs a new seat and soon! This would be the best to win!

  77. My tip is follow direction for installation and weight guide lines. Take advantage of safety checks given by police and fire stations.

  78. Keep that baby/toddler rear facing till the age of two and longer if you can!!! The longer the rear face the safer they are

  79. Wow! The new install on the Britax is amazing! I can not begin to explain how exhausting it has been to install our Frontier and Boulevard anytime we need to transport it to other cars! Having a third baby, he new installation would make life so much easier for this momma of three little ones to be. Thank you for the demo video and yes!!!!!!! I agree completely that you should check daily to make sure the car seat is still installed properly, we had other kids playing in the vehicle and they unfastened the seat belt securing the car seats! Was horrified when we found out, drove a long distance before we realized it,

  80. I didn’t realize they needed to stay rear facing until 2 years old…I thought it was based on height and weight specifications! Good to know that the labels have all that info right on the car seat.

  81. The car seat should move no more than 1 inch in any direction when you try to move it after installing it in your car.

  82. Something that I had never knew until recently, that straps should be at/below shoulders when rear facing and at/above the shoulders for forward facing.

  83. Extended rear facing is so much safer. My kiddos are peanuts so they can rf for many years in the Britax seats. I love the marathon I have and with baby #3 on the way, i would love another one.

  84. Car seat safety anchors can only be used if child is under 40-45 lbs, then the seat belt can be used. It varies based on the vehicle anchor limits.

  85. I learned that your child should be rear-facing for two full years because it’s five times safer than front-facing.

  86. Keep child rear facing until 2 years of age. Also, no bulky clothing or jackets. Use a blanket instead of puffy coat to ensure child straps are snug and properly secure.

  87. No costs in car seats! Chest clips should be at armpit level. Tighten those harness straps to pass the pinch test. And, rear face until your child outgrows the seat!!!!!