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Adoptive Parent: Infant Passenger Safety

Did you know that four out of five car seats are installed incorrectly?  This class focuses on car seat safety for infants through the first year of life.  A brief review of car seats for older infants and toddlers will be covered.  Join our certified educator and learn how to select a car seat, and how to secure the seat and your child in your car.  The course utilizes lecture, video, written materials, sample seat belt systems and car seat demonstrations, including a hands-on small group activity.  Anyone who transports infants is encouraged to attend.  Car seat purchase is recommended after class attendance.

Topics include:

  • Installation basics
  • Car seat selection
  • Avoiding common mistakes
  • Additional resources


If a class is currently scheduled, it will be listed below.  For more information or to schedule a session, contact the Perinatal Education Coordinator at 507-266-1732.


Additional information

Time: 7:00p.m. to 9:00p.m.
Length: One class, 2 hours
Fee: $10.00