Children's Hospital is part of the UPMC family.
According to Team Educators for Child Safety (TECHS) in Pennsylvania, 9 out of 10 car seats are improperly installed. Learn how to install your child’s car seat properly. Attend a TECHS car seat safety inspection or schedule a personal appointment by calling 412-885-0266. Learn more about the AAP Car Seat Guidelines.
Choose the appropriate car seat for your child with the guidelines below.
NEW PA LAW:
Child must be rear-facing until age 2.
Best Practice: Child can remain rear-facing after age 2, until they reach the maximum height OR weight limits of the seat.
The Car Seat:
Best Practice: Child should remain rear-facing in a convertible car seat after age 2 provided they meet the rear-facing requirements for height and weight limits of the car seat. Once a child is forward-facing, they should remain in a five-point harness car seat until they reach the maximum height OR weight of the seat.
PA Law: Children ages 4-8 must be in a booster
The following guidelines are allowed under the law for children who:
Best Practice: Child should remain in five-point harness car seat until they reach the maximum height OR weight limits of the seat. After that, a highback or backless booster seat should be used until they can properly fit in a vehicle.
Click here to download a PDF version of Car Seat Guidelines
Children's Hospital's main campus is located in the Lawrenceville neighborhood. Our main hospital address is:
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
One Children’s Hospital Way
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
In addition to the main hospital, Children's has many convenient locations in other neighborhoods throughout the greater Pittsburgh region.
With myCHP, you can request appointments, review test results, and more.
For questions about a hospital bill call:
To pay your bill online, please visit UPMC's online bill payment system.
Interested in giving to Children's Hospital? Visit Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation's website to make a donation online.