This Was Sent To Me Today

I had read about this little boy in a news article right before I bought Alyssa’s carseat. His story is the reason I plan on keeping Ally rear-facing as long as possible. A friend on cafemom sent me the link to his page and I had to share it. Please pass it on to anyone you know with small children. 

One year and 20 pounds is a minimum! Many convertible carseats can be used rear-facing until 35 pounds. There are NO documented cases of children’s legs being broken from rear-facing, but many cases like Joel’s, many of which the children have died.

Joel’s Journey


2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Bryan
    Dec 14, 2008 @ 05:53:26

    Poor baby! It’s always painful to see a cjild who is badly injured.

  2. jazzykaela
    Jan 01, 2009 @ 15:33:09

    Thanks for posting, Audrey! How scary!

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