Child Passenger Safety Tips + GIVEAWAY

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Congrats to our winners – Bri Black and her friend Valerie Bailey

During my visit to the Britax headquarters on Monday, I had the chance to interview Sarah Tilton, Britax‘s Child Passenger Safety Technician, to talk about important tips on car seat safety. While our Baby Gizmo Child Passenger Safety Best Practice Tips video from a couple of years ago starring many of our celebrity friends is still one of my favorites, it’s never a bad idea to keep re-visiting car seat safety, especially during Child Passenger Safety Awareness Week.

Let’s get a quick 20 tip lesson from our celebrity friends! This is an oldie but a goodie!

Improper use of car seats is a serious epidemic in this country. It seems like every day we see it – a child riding on a lap, a toddler in a booster seat too soon, twisted straps, the chest clip in the wrong place, forward-facing babies who should be rear-facing, expired car seats from the 90s…the list goes on and on.

As one of the leaders in the world of baby gear resources, we feel it is our duty to help spread the word about Child Passenger Safety Week (September 15-21). The devastating fact that three out of four child safety seats are improperly installed in vehicles (according to research by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) should have us all sit up and take notice.

Take a peek at Sarah Tilton’s car seat safety tips in this Baby Gizmo video that was shot this week at the Britax headquarters.

Now that we did the education part of the article, it’s time to get to a giveaway! That’s right, it just doesn’t seem right to have CPS Week and NOT giveaway a car seat! But that isn’t what we are doing today! We are taking it a step further and giving away TWO car seats!

Not only are we giving away one of the new Britax ClickTight Boulevard Convertible Car Seats but the winner’s friend is getting one too! That’s right – if YOU win, your friend also wins! Here’s how it works:

1) Enter the giveaway below.

2) For the second entry option, you need to tell us which of your friends should win a Britax ClickTight Boulevard Car Seat too!

3) Tell all your friends about the giveaway! EVERYONE! When they enter, insist that they use your name as the giveaway referral so that IF they win, you WIN too!

4) The only catch is that if you win, the friend that you list as your giveaway referral MUST have entered the giveaway in order to win the second car seat.

Yes, just one more video! 🙂 Want to know what you could win? Here is the ClickTight in action!!

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What’s up for grabs:

One (1) Britax ClickTight Boulevard Convertible Car Seat

One (1) Britax ClickTight Boulevard Convertible Car Seat for the winner’s referral friend

HOW TO ENTER: Rafflecopter is back for this one but we are making it SUPER EASY to enter! Only one mandatory entry and the rest are optional entries. You can do them if you want or not. Giveaway starts at 12:01am EST on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 and ends at 11:59pm EST on Tuesday, September 23 , 2014. US & Canada only! (Sorry but Quebec is excluded because of sweepstakes/giveaway rules!) But let us warn you – if you want the extra entries, make sure you actually do the entries! If you click on “leave a blog comment” on the Rafflecopter widget – make sure you actually leave a blog comment. We check! If you don’t do the actual entry – it doesn’t count! You won’t win. We’ll both be sad.
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Baby Gizmo founder Hollie Schultz is the proud mom of three adorable kids. This certified CPS (Child Passenger Safety) Tech and baby gear expert is the host of the Baby Gizmo video reviews giving moms the inside look at baby products before they purchase them. Hollie is also the co-author of The Baby Gizmo Buying Guide. A former resident of Los Angeles, she and her family now live in North Carolina where she is having a blast designing and decorating her new home.

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Katie
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Could really use this seat for our daughter who is out growing he infant seat

Violet
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Baby # 2 on the way & these are great reminders on safety.

Anna O'Briant
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I wish all car seats were this easy to install!

Rana Abrego-Beach
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Love Britax carseats!

Anna O'Briant
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I wish all carseats were so easy to install!

Jennifer
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Every step “up” in the car seat world is a step down in protection, so don’t move up until you absolutely have to!

Julie RHoden
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Rear Facing until 2!

Tiffany Becker
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No bulky clothes

Courtney Badger-Mack
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Who wouldn’t love a free car seat? And better yet it’s a wonderful seat!

Charlotte Mathews
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That chest piece should be at armpits. Love the new click tight system.

Sarah Ruggiero
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No bulky winter coats in the car seat!

Jessica Charlton
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NO jackets, snow suits or after market products that go between baby and straps.

Katy
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Rear facing forever, my lil girl Landry is to precious to not take professionals recommendation.

Leslie Thomas
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I love the design for the shock absorption! Helps put worries at ease in case there’s ever an accident.

Matthew Bolick
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Leave you infant rear facing until the infant is 2

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