Why is rear-facing safer than forward-facing
Rear-facing car seats, which support the head, neck and spine, are designed to distribute the crash forces across the shell of the car seat.
In fact, children in the second year of life are five times less likely to die or be seriously injured in a crash if they ride in a rear-facing car seat.
To protect your child, keep them rear-facing for as long as possible, at least until age 2. Babies under age 2 simply…