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Expired car seats can pose a danger to your kids

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(WMC-TV) - It is pretty well known that things like food and medicine expire. But did you know there is another item that expires, which can increase your child's chances of injury?

It's true. Your child's car seat has an expiration date.

Blake Boyd is about to become a new dad. For Blake and his wife, a newborn baby means spending a lot of money on the essentials. But when family members offered to pass down previously used items, the couple become weary of one particular safety device.

"My wife had told me she had heard from somebody at her work that car seats expire," said Blake. "So I started to look into it and I did find that out. Whenever we got the ones from them and they actually did expire 6 or 7 months ago."

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