Health Tip: Taking the Kids for a Shopping Cart
(HealthDay News) -- More than 20,000 children are hurt each year
in incidents stemming from shopping carts, the American Academy of
The academy offers these suggestions for parents before the ride
- Children should always be securely buckled into the cart.
- Children should remain seated while in the cart.
- Children should never ride outside of the cart.
- Children should always keep their feet and hands inside the
- Children shouldn't ride in a cart unless a responsible adult is
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