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An intro to the new breed of infant car seats

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All of the infant car seats that you can purchase anywhere in the US pass certain safety standards, but manufacturers are constantly trying to one-up each other with new technologies that help seats protect kids better, and make them easier to install. Manufacturers have often been hesitant to add these features because they add cost to sourcing, assembly, and production, ... Read More »

No news is good news: no changes for UPPAbaby in 2014

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With the tremendous demand for the ultra-safe, ultra-stylish, easy-to-use MESA, UPPAbaby still has their hands full, so they’re taking a breather for 2014. In the upcoming year, UPPAbaby has no new releases planned – no new products, no new colors, no new accessories. The UPPAbaby 2014 selection is the same as the UPPAbaby 2013 selection – but oh, what an ... Read More »

European Standards vs American Standards: Car Seat Edition

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by Chelsea Abbott There are a few main differences between European car seats and American car seats, one of the most obvious being the European adoption of the ISOfix. This was recommended by the United Nations and utilized by the European Nations in the mid 1990s. The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) opted not to utilize this system, ... Read More »

UPPAbaby Mesa Infant Car Seat available for pre-order now!

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UPPAbaby knows how to make a splash. For a couple of months, buzz has been building around a new product launch planned for the ABC Kids Expo. But instead of just debuting the product at the show itself, UPPAbaby instead planned a party for the first night of the show. Tonight, in front of a packed crowd, they unveiled their ... Read More »

Cybex Aton is back!

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Two weeks ago I broke the news that Cybex was going to cease distribution of car seats in the United States. Well, guess what? After reading blog posts like  Jamie Grayson’s and even mine, Cybex reconsidered this decision. The Aton will continue to be available through their distributor, Regal Lager. Some colors are out of stock at the moment, but Regal Lager ... Read More »

Cybex Aton is going away

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…And not on a vacation. It’s being deported. Earlier this week, Regal Lager informed us that they will no longer be distributing Cybex car seats in the United States. This came as quite a shock, since the new Cybex Aton car seat was one of the most exciting new product releases of 2011. When I first wrote about the debut ... Read More »