Tips/Links

See helpful tips and support items below:

Car Seat Clinics:
The Family Outreach Resource Centre has several trained Child
Restraint Technicians on staff. Car seat clinics will be held monthly on the second Friday of every month. Please refer to the monthly newsletter for times.

Rear Facing Car Seats:
Infants must remain in a rear facing car seat until they are 22 lbs and able to walk unassisted. Some manufacturers require the child to also be one year of age before going forward facing. Always refer to the
instruction manual for your car seat.

Forward Facing Car Seats:
Children must remain in a forward facing car seat until they are 40 lbs. Always refer to the instruction manual for your car seat.

Booster Seats:
Newfoundland and Labrador Highway Traffic Act states that a child must remain in a booster seat until they are 8 years old and 80lbs and 4’9inches. Always refer to the instruction manual for your car seat. Please note that each province has their own regulations regarding booster seats, so check with your provinces Highway Traffic Act.

 

Links

Western Health
www.westernhealth.nl.ca
Baby Friendly NL
www.babyfriendlynl.ca
Tree House Family Resource centre
www.treehouseresourcecentre.com
City of Corner Brook
www.cornerbrook.com
Child and Youth Advocate
www.childyouthadvocate.nf.ca
Transport Canada (Car Seats)
www.canada.ca/en/services/transport/road/child-seat-safety

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