In another, an 18-month-old baby suffered a fractured skull and serious brain damage because his infant carrier
had been fitted incorrectly.
On the other hand, the Maxi Cosi Citi infant carrier
broke under the strain in one test and the Graco Stella/Mothercare Paul Vogel Beep failed to give adequate protection to the dummy's head in another.
At times like those, we love the Children's Accessories Infant Carrier
($59.99) by Eddie Bauer, distributed by the Dorel Juvenile Group, Columbus, Ind.
Mothercare's new MX Sport was top in the infant carrier
and toddler seat sectors, with the Britax Cruiser Plus the best model in the high-back booster sector.
Mart Cart designed the Shoppers Aid to carry more than one child on its bench seat, or use the fold tip platform as a place to secure an infant carrier
. The bench seat can also be used by an adult, with adult supervision.
"Never fit a rearward-facing infant carrier
in the front seat of a car fitted with a passenger airbag.
Suitable for a child once they have outgrown their infant carrier
. Suitable for children weighing 9kg to 18kgs or 20lb to 40lb, approximately nine months to four years.
So, as long as we have out our praise books, let's add another can't-live-without to the list: the Air 6 LiteRider Travel System from Graco, Exton, Pa., a car seat that doubles as an infant carrier
. No big deal there.
Mason infant carrier
sold at K-Mart, Rose, and State Enterprise stores from 4/96-8/97.
Strapping a child onto a cart or an infant carrier
attached to one will not prevent injury if the cart overturns.
Danger: When using the seat as an infant carrier
, the seat can flip forward, tossing the infant on ground.
Consumer Products Safety Commission recommends that parents closely watch there children when in an infant carrier