Dad Hack 013: There is a better way to carry the baby in a car seat

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As Dads, I know we’re supposed to be all tough and carry around our baby car seat buckets like we’re bringing an 80-pound dumbbell back to the rack. But, damn, those things get heavy sometimes, don’t they?

Thankfully, a brilliant Mom is here to save us (as usual).

Check out the proper way to carry a baby car seat bucket so that you can better distribute the weight, save your back and hips, and move around a little better while holding your growing baby in the bucket.

Ben Larsen

Written by: Ben Larsen

Ben is one of the founders here at First Time Father Project. Follow Ben's trial-by-fire parenting here with columns, essays and more. Learn more about him here.

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