Hippo car seat (1857)

Key points below

This car seat is designed for transporting a child in a hip abduction brace or hip spica body cast. Since your child cannot use your regular car seat at this time, this car seat will help keep your child safe.

The use of car seats, booster seats, and seat belts is required by law.

This car seat has been crash tested and meets the federal motor vehicle safety standards. It also complies with the state law.

Car seat

How do I use the hip/femur surgery car seat?Car seat

This teaching sheet does not take place of the car seat manual. See the car seat manual for step-by-step instructions for the seat. Refer to the car’s owner’s manual for seat belt instructions.

How can I learn more?

Each car seat should have two QR codes that will take you to a short video about how to put the child in the seat and the seat into the car. Point your phone’s camera at the correct code and it will send you to the video to watch. The car seat educator will show you which video to watch.

There are two QR codes on every car seat



Call your child’s doctor, nurse, or clinic if you have any concerns or if your child has special health care needs not covered by this information.