According to the “Telegraph” report, 46% of parents In the UK, their “Baby on Board” stickers are often used. This is whether they have children in the car. This proves the importance of these stickers. Driving with a baby or toddler can be a big challenge. This is why you need to learn some relevant tips before going on the road with them.if you want Keep your baby safe At any time, please consider the following tips.
Use the correct car seat
Car seats are designed for people of different ages, although some are designed from birth to 12 years of age or until they are 135 cm (4 feet 5 inches) tall. Under British law, as long as you drive with your child, a car seat is a legal requirement. Failure to comply with the law may result in fines. Specifically, in Ireland, security experts pushed it further up to 150 cm or 4 feet 11 inches. The question of suitability is based on national standards and norms. In other words, the car seat you buy must be approved by the UK. Therefore, any brand or model approved in the US or EU cannot be used in the UK.
In addition, before use Baby car seat, Its back design is the key element to look for. If any unexpected events occur during driving, these styles can support the baby’s head, neck and upper body. More importantly, make sure that the model you buy is compatible with your car and can be easily installed. At no time should the rear-facing infant car seat be placed on the front passenger side of the vehicle. Apart from being illegal, your baby is not safe there. Last but not least, it is recommended to buy a new baby car seat, because second-hand car seats may malfunction.
Use a suitable parasol in the car
Sometimes all it takes is too much bright light in the eyes, and your baby will start fussing and distracting while driving. Even for adults, too much sunlight while driving will force you to pull down the sun visor of your car to increase your attention to the road. Therefore, the sun shade should be fixed on the window closest to the baby. In addition to preventing glare, parasols can also block direct heat from the external environment. This helps your baby maintain the correct body temperature.
Get a back seat mirror
When your baby is sitting in the back seat, it is not easy to see what they are doing there. This is more challenging when your baby is sitting in a rear-facing car seat. To solve this problem, installing a mirror in the back seat area will help. This way you can see your baby safely (intermittently) without turning around and looking away from the road.
Feed your baby for a baby before going on the road
Usually, babies cry because they are hungry, need a diaper change, want physical contact, or are just sleepy. However, what you can do before driving is to check for quick diaper changes and feed them.With a feeling of fullness and comfortable, dry diapers, you are most likely to Drive to the destination With a satisfied and happy baby.
Your other option is to have a trusted friend or family member sit in the back with your baby. This can solve the problem of driving with a fussy child or feeling like you have to stop unplanned to take care of your baby. Last but not least, be aware of your speed limit when you are on the road with them. The life and safety of that baby is in your hands. Therefore, every action (or lack of action) will have a lasting impact.