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Question about car safety...

Is it illegal to put an infant in a pickup truck?

My boyfriend and I are due in 5 weeks and I don't think I will have my own car by then.
He has a pickup truck, will the hospital not allow the baby to go home in the pickup truck?

 

 

BABY WOULD BE IN THE MIDDLE, IN THE CARSEAT, THERE'S NO AIRBAG, AND REAR FACING. 

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jessiskinner200

Asked by jessiskinner200 at 6:37 PM on May. 30, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • depends on the state. My guess would be that it was illegal,especially if it has airbags
    get someone to drive you home
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 6:38 PM on May. 30, 2011

  • In a carseat?
    meooma

    Answer by meooma at 6:38 PM on May. 30, 2011

  • Yes. The baby should be in the middle, rear facing and if there is an airbag it must be turned off.
    khedy

    Answer by khedy at 6:39 PM on May. 30, 2011

  • It is not illegal. It is not the safest situation but if that is your only option than that is what you have to do.
    Melbornj

    Answer by Melbornj at 6:43 PM on May. 30, 2011

  • Thank you mamma's
    jessiskinner200

    Comment by jessiskinner200 (original poster) at 6:48 PM on May. 30, 2011

  • i would see if you can get a car or borrow one to bring the baby home in just to be safe but i would call the hos

























    i think you should call your hospital were you are delivering and ask them .




    mom3902

    Answer by mom3902 at 9:21 PM on May. 30, 2011

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