I’ve read countless articles about car seat safety. How to install them, the proper way to sit your child in them and even how long to rear face or when to upgrade your seat. I’ve seen shocking statistics about how kids are much more likely to survive a crash than even the driver if their carseat is properly installed.
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But one thing we don’t talk about is what if that happens… what if I’m driving my car and I’m knocked out, but my small kid is okay in the back seat. Unfortunately my little ones don’t know all our emergency contact numbers, they couldn’t tell you who their pediatrician is, and they certainly wouldn’t remember these things in a moment of crisis, even if they knew.
Which is where car seat decals come in. Print these out, fill them out and then put them on the car seat. You can even laminate them with this handy stuff (no special machine required). They are nice and bright so the hope is that it would catch the eye of emergency works who respond. On the decal they can find the name of the child’s pediatrician, and even emergency contact numbers, in case your phone is smashed or locked.
This could help your child get help and surrounded by loved ones quicker in the case of emergency, and their own pediatrician could hear the news faster too.
I’ve made them in a variety of colors so you can print them, laminate them and then tape them to the side of your car seats. There is no guarantee that they will be noticed, but I love the peace of mind that it’s given me, that I’ve done everything I can to help my kiddos in case of emergency and I’m not there to give information or names/numbers.
Something we all hate thinking about, but it’s important to prepare for as much as we can.
You can get your decals below. They come in a variety of colors and they are 99 cents for a set of two (one for each side of the car seat).
Have you ever thought about what would happen to your kids if you were in an accident and you were knocked out but they were not? What safety tips could you share with us? We would love to hear your tips!!