Buying a used car seat for your baby can be a tempting option, especially if you are on a tight budget. But before making the purchase, it is important to understand the risks associated with buying a used car seat. Used car seats may not provide the same level of safety and protection as new ones, and they may not meet current safety standards. Additionally, used car seats may have been involved in an accident or have been recalled by the manufacturer. Therefore, it is best to avoid buying a used car seat and instead invest in a new one that meets all safety requirements. In this “Mommy Minute” we cover everything you need to know about why buying a used car seat is never a good idea.