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Pediatric Nurse Practitioners Karen Gentile and Jean Russo discuss pediatric health conditions and parenting concerns in an evidence-based educational podcast aimed at parents and other pediatric healthcare providers. Powered by Kids First Pediatric Partners, one of the leading pediatric practices in the Northshore and located in Skokie, Illinois. 

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Dec 18, 2018

Our very own Sarah Nussbaum, RN is an expert at car seat safety and it's a good thing because there is SO MUCH to learn about how to keep your little ones safe while in the car.  In this episode we will discuss:

  • American Academy of Pediatrics recommendations
  • State of Illinois law on car seats
  • Why it's important to keep your child rear facing because of their bone structure 
  • What types of car seats are available: Infant, Convertible, Combination, High Back, Low Back
  • Pinch test for correct fit
  • The 5 steps to Seatbelt
  • Aftermarket products and car seats