Car seat challenges: where are we in implementation of these programs?

@article{Williams2003CarSC,
  title={Car seat challenges: where are we in implementation of these programs?},
  author={Linda E Williams and Jeanne E Martin},
  journal={The Journal of perinatal & neonatal nursing},
  year={2003},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={158-63}
}
Premature infants and infants with special needs are being discharged home at smaller weights and earlier postconceptional ages. This presents a challenge to safely transporting these infants in car seats. Car seat technology has not kept abreast of advances experienced in neonatal medical technology. Several studies have demonstrated that preterm infants are at risk for apnea, bradycardia, and oxygen desaturations while being transported in traditional car seats. The American Academy of… CONTINUE READING