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Shocking study: SA child road deaths double world average

Shocking study: SA child road deaths double world average

Pretoria - Children under the age of 18 are twice as likely to be killed on South African roads as any other part of the world. This is according to Aliasgher Janmohammed, project manager for the Prevention of Injuries Impacting Children in South Africa, a UNICEF project managed by Childsafe in collaboration with the University of Cape Town. “It's truly disturbing that our children are being killed on our roads like this,” he remarked during his presentation: Analysing Road Fatalities Impacting Children aged 0-17 In The Case of Gauteng: A Three-Year Analysis during the 2018 Southern African Transport Conference (SATC), which is...

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What is the Difference between a Baby Pram and a Stroller?

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What is the Difference between a Baby Pram and a Stroller?

A pram is better equipped to carry newborns and younger babies of 6-months and younger, usually for when they are lying down. A stroller is lightweight and collapsible, ideal for babies 6-months and older.

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Kid’s Safety In The Car…

Car Seats

Kid’s Safety In The Car…

The weight of a baby at impact is their usual weight multiplied by the speed you are travelling. So even with a tiny baby that weighs 3kgs, if you’re driving at 100kmph, that baby weighs 300kg in an accident, and there’s no way you can keep holding on, whether you’re in the front or back. This is absolutely staggering.   What should I look for when choosing a rearward-facing child seat? The child seat should suit the size of your child and fit your car. In the baby seat – how tight should the child harness be? The harness should...

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Things to consider when buying a baby car chair

Car Seats

Things to consider when buying a baby car chair

One of the ways of ensuring that your child is safe when travelling is buying a car chair for him/her.  When buying the seat you need to consider a number of factors such as: The Age of the child There are different car seats that were made for children of different age groups. If your child is under the age of six months go for a chair with a rear-facing restraint. If the child is between 6 months and 4 years, go for a rear-facing seat or forward-facing restraint. Children between the ages of 4 years and 7 years should...

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What is an Ergonomic Baby Carrier

Baby Carriers

What is an Ergonomic Baby Carrier

What is an ergonomic baby carrier and what should one look for when purchasing a baby carrier in order to ensure optimal spine and pelvis development.

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