A mum has warned against a life-hack she came up with after finding out how dangerous it could potentially be.
The mum had come up with an idea to hold her son's head back in the car seat. She later found out how it could harm her son - so she took to Instagram to apologise to her 37,000 followers.
"I did a post on the weekend when I was frustrated with my little one's head falling forward while he slept in the car. I kept turning around to pop his head back and it was making me fell ill so, I took off my sports bra and popped it across his forehead and shared what I thought was a funny and clever little mum hack. But I was wrong. DO NOT DO THIS."
"I pride myself in sharing helpful and honest content but I was mortified to learn that I had shared something that was extremely unsafe, I took it straight down."
"After speaking to a few people, including some paramedics and other trained professionals, I have learned that the most important thing is that you have a car seat that is professionally installed and has its incline correct. There are a lot of devices on eBay etc that are also unsafe, so just be careful and get the right info. I have had my car seats all professionally installed by a certified installer, on its full recline so it has made me question the car seat more than anything."
"Anyway, the point of this post is that I am not perfect. I don’t always get it right, just like every mum. And although it was a funny post, I would never share anything that I thought was unsafe for children."