Buckling up a child in a car is important. Unfortunately some parents do not strictly adhere to such practice at home. A study found that about 24 children a day are treated in U.S. emergency rooms for high chair-related injuries.
2. Not buckling kiddos into strollers, high chairs, etc. Even if it seems unnecessary, always buckle your child into these things. Every year, there are countless accidents because children are not properly buckled in. Source: mom.me
A study by researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Policy of The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital examined U.S. Emergency Department data pertaining to treatment of children ages 3 years and younger and found that:
“On average, more than 9,400 children were treated each year for an injury associated with a high chair or booster seat, equaling one child every hour nationally. In addition, the annual number of injured children increased during the study period.” Source: NationwideChildrens.org
Lastly, here’s something that is quite surprising …