Parents do everything they can to keep their little bundles of joy toasty and safe during the chill of winter. Wool socks? Check. Long underwear? Check. Gloves, hat, and scarf? Check, check, check. But after you put that puffy coat on your little one (you know, the one that makes them look like a cute marshmallow), be sure to remove it before buckling them into their carseat. Wearing a coat in the car might seem cozy, but it can actually put your child in danger.
A Winter Coat Could Endanger Your Child
Sue Auriemma from Kids and Cars explains the unexpected danger of letting your child wear their winter coat in the car.
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