Convertible Car Seat
Convertible car seats are used from birth until your child outgrows a car seat.
This means that you can get more use out of your investment.
They can be used in forward-facing or in rear-facing positions, depending on the weight of your child.
Can I use a convertible car seat for a newborn?
Using a Convertible Car Seat for a Newborn
Some convertible car seats can accommodate a baby from 5 lbs to 40 lbs or more rear-facing, and then can be turned to use forward-facing for children 40 lbs or more. However, many average to larger newborns can fit in a convertible car seat and be perfectly safe.
What is the difference between infant car seat and convertible car seat?
One main difference between an infant car seat and a convertible car seat is the way they are attached and secured in your car. An infant car seat is the more traditional of the two. An infant car seat faces the rear of your car and comes in two pieces: a carrier and a base.
Are convertible car seats safer than infant car seats?
Convertible car seats
Most can be used either from birth or from when your baby outgrows the infant car seat. However, it’s too heavy to tote around on an everyday basis and won’t fit in a stroller. * A rear-facing convertible car seat can be safer than a rear-facing infant seat for babies approaching a year old.
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