1. The carrier should have a wide, sturdy base for stability.
2. Stay within arm's reach of the baby when the carrier seat is on tables,
counters, or other furniture. Never turn your back. Carrier seats slide more
easily on slippery surfaces such as glass table tops.
3. If the carrier seat does not already have non-skid feet, attach rough
surfaced adhesive strips to the underside.
4. Always use the safety belts and keep them snug.
5. If the carrier seat contains wire supporting devices which snap on the
back, check for security. These can pop out causing the carrier seat to
6. Never place a carrier seat on soft surfaces such as beds or sofas. The
carrier seat may tip over and the baby may strangle or suffocate.
7. REMEMBER-A carrier seat is not always an infant car seat, and should never
be used in an automobile unless it is labeled for that purpose.