• Healthcare Triage: Backwards Car Seats are Pretty Swede, But We Can Do More to Keep Kids Safer

    Rear-facing car seats do keep kids safer, but they can be hard to use for larger children. In Sweden, kids stay in backward facing seats a lot longer, and have fewer injuries. The study that encouraged American parents to turn their car seats around turned out to be flawed. But that doesn’t mean it’s not a good idea!

    This episode was adapted from a column I wrote for the Upshot. Links to sources can be found there.

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