Soon To Be Baby On Board
Driving during pregnancy is safe but can be a bit awkward. You will have new demands on sitting comfort too, but the safety belt and airbag are of course, as important as ever.
- Ride Shotgun. When possible, don’t drive and be a passenger especially later in pregnancy when your uterus gets closer and closer to the steering wheel.
- Find the correct driving position A good length is to have your breastbone about 10 inches away from the steering wheel.
- Tilt the steering wheel toward your breastbone rather than toward your abdomen so that if the airbag does deploy it’s not directly into your stomachBuckle up. The National Highway
- Buckle Up. The Traffic Safety Administration recommends that pregnant women secure the seatbelt under your belly and comfortable on your hip bone. Do not put the seat belt over your belly.
Be prepared for breakdowns & emergencies
You should always be prepared on the road, but especially so during pregnancy. It’s a good idea to purchase an Auto Emergency Kits & Auto Survival Kits for the car and to have things such as rechargeable battery (to ensure you can call help), flashlight, and a blanket for staying warm during a breakdown and some energy bars to ensure you don’t start feeling too out of energy if you need to wait for repairs.
Read more safety tips from a Parents.com article here
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Jessica Lafond, FCA Chief Engineer said, “My kids are a great source of inspiration.” Jessica is responsible for the full design, development, and execution of the Chrysler Pacifica.
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We wish you happy, safe, comfortable driving during your pregnancy.
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