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Chicco New Fit2 Infant & Toddler Car Seat

#TurnAfter2

March 5, 2017

As of January 1, 2017, California Law states that : Children under 2 years of age shall ride in a rear-facing car seat unless the child weighs 40 or more pounds OR is 40 or more inches tall. The child shall be secured in a manner that complies with the height and weight limits specified by the manufacturer of the car seat.

Parents are often eager to turn their children forward facing because it is easier to interact with them, get them in and out and we worry about their little legs - but we need to look at the bigger picture and facts.  A 2007 study in the Injury Prevention journal found that children under age two are 75 percent less likely to die or to be severely injured in a crash if they are rear-facing. 

“A rear-facing child safety seat does a better job of supporting the head, neck and spine of infants and toddlers in a crash, because it distributes the force of the collision over the entire body,” said Dennis Durbin, M.D., F.A.A.P., a pediatric emergency physician and co-scientific director of the Center for Injury Research and Prevention at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and lead author of the policy statement and accompanying technical report.

Chicco (pronounced KEE-KO), one of the leaders in Car Seat Safety and the manufacturer of the the #1-rated KeyFit 30 Infant Car Seat and NextFit Convertible Car Seat, recently launched the Fit2 Infant & Toddler Car Seat. The new Fit2 Infant & Toddler Car Seat offers two positions to comfortably accommodate both infants and toddlers, making it easier to follow the AAP recommendation for children to ride rear-facing – the safest position – until at least age 2.



About the Fit2 Infant & Toddler Car Seat:
•    The new Fit2 Infant & Toddler Car Seat offers two positions to comfortably accommodate both infants and toddlers, making it easier to follow the AAP recommendation for children to ride rear-facing – the safest position – until at least age 2.

•    Thanks to an intelligent 2-stage design, the Fit2 easily converts from infant to toddler position using the built-in stage-position lever, all without taking up additional space in your vehicle.

•    The Fit2 offers a unique one-hand carry handle adjustment, as well as an innovative chest clip designed for both infants and toddlers.

•    The Fit2 is compatible with most Chicco strollers to seamlessly fit your travel needs, including Chicco’s latest introductions, the BravoFor2, Bravo, Viaro and Urban Strollers.

•    The Fit2 is made in Italy, with premium Italian fabrics, and currently available in two exquisite fashions – Legato and Fleur.

•    The Fit2 is exclusively available online and in stores at Babies”R”Us for $279.99.


LEARN MORE AT THEIR WEBSITE CHICCO.COM


Want to help us spread awareness of the importance of keeping children rear facing until at least age 2? Take a picture of your child rear facing in their car seat and use the hashtag #TurnAfter2.



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