On a flight from Oakland to Las Vegas on October 26 I was appalled to see two babies, one 14 months and the other 4-5 months old, sitting on their mother's laps. The only restraint for these beautiful babies was their mother's loving arms. If the plane had had a sudden drop in altitude due to turbulence, which happens frequently on this flight due to the mountainous route, the baby could have become projected upward. If adults are to keep their seat belts on at all times while seated, why do we not have the same rule for our precious little ones and if there is a rule to restrain babies why is it not enforced?
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