Today, 1,000 children in the Dominican Republic have a new opportunity
For 13 years we have been supporting the organization Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos (NPH), providing balanced nutrition, access to healthcare and education to vulnerable children. Together we have helped a thousand children and young people improve their quality of life. We are working hard so that in the future many more young people will have a chance to escape the cycle of poverty.
Using a baby carrier for the first time
Baby carriers are the best restraint systems for newborns. We tell you how to choose and install them.
Neck injuries. When do they occur? How can they be avoided?
The most decisive factor when it comes to avoiding neck injuries is the direction of travel in which we put our baby or child.
What should you know before you buy a child restraint system?
When buying a child restraint system, it is best to go to a specialist store.
Can I keep using a child restraint system after an accident?
In a collision, a child restraint system may deform and become ineffective. For this reason, it must always be replaced with a new one.
Emergency relief for earthquake victims in Turkey
Together we can get basic necessities to families and people affected by the earthquake.
The emotional reward
Giving back what we receive when we help someone, sharing the emotions that this implies; from this has come a song that expresses our gratitude for the emotional reward, that indescribable sensation of happiness we feel when we manage to improve the life of someone who is suffering or who needs us.
Road safety education to save lives
International road safety experts gather in Madrid, in a conference organized by Fundación MAPFRE in collaboration with the Spanish Congress of Deputies, to emphasize the fact that education continues to be the most human and necessary part of the Insurance System.
Using a reducer cushion in a baby carrier or child seat
The pad that is used in baby carriers and convertible seats to reduce the space inside the seat when the product is used with a newborn baby is called a reducer or support cushion.
The choice of child car seat matters
Let’s imagine that we have a serious collision with another vehicle. Let’s imagine that a child is traveling in the car. Let’s imagine that in the first millisecond of the collision we enter a time tunnel that takes us back to the day and the exact time when we bought the car seat for our child.
The transient nature of child safety
One of the big problems with child seats is that the main user, which is the adult rather than the child, is not a permanent consumer of these products. And we are going to explain why. We enter the world of child seats when we are going to have a baby, and we leave it again (in the best case scenario) when that baby is 11 or 12 years old. That makes for a constant cycle of new parents and no acquired learning.
I am going on a trip. Can I take my child seat with me?
Unfortunately, there is no global standard for the approval of child restraint systems, so whether or not you can use yours will depend on the country you are going to visit. Let’s be a little more specific.
Restraint systems when your child reaches 4 years of age
When a child reaches the age of 4, parents often ask themselves: and now what? This question refers to which type of restraint system is the best, or most suitable from that age onwards. In this article we answer this question.
Keys to choosing a child seat
Choosing a child seat is a complicated task, since this is a product designed to act efficiently in that split second when everything is at stake. In this article we will try to give you some guidelines so that you can make the best decision.
Crash-test dummies: similarities and differences
Anthropomorphic figures, the so-called crash-test dummies, are used to test the strength and “data” of child car seats. In this article we tell you why they are useful, how they are similar to real children, and also what their limitations are.
Weight limits on child seats
Child seats approved according to the new Regulation 129 have changed the way they are categorized, from weight to height. Now we should no longer talk about “up to 18 kg” but “up to 105 cm”. We explain this below.
John Paul Stapp is known as one of the fathers of impact biomechanics in which he applied Murphy’s maxim, ” If something can go wrong, it will”. To this day, Murphy’s law, namely the theory of defensive design, continues to be applied, especially in the development of life-saving products.