Posted on Mar 19, 2008 | Comments 0
Are you planning to buy infant seat? Then you have to observe two main things.
They are age of your infant and weight of seat that should be less than 20lbs.
For the safety tips related to the car seat, you can talk to other parents who have experience.
An infant seat is much convenient for you to carry your baby where ever you want easily without waking up your child.
The car seat which is lightweight can be used as the feeding chair, rocker and the infant carrier.
You have to transfer and unbuckle your child into other carrier or stroller with an infant-toddler car seat. You have to check these things when you buy infant seat.
You have to install the seat correctly, other wise your baby cannot restrain properly and there would be no enough buckling to your baby. Look for a base, so that it can permanently install in your car.
When you want to go out, you can put the seat securely into the base and then buckle your baby in it. You have to do adjustments to the infant car seat every time you drive it. After every use, the infant seat has to be refitted.
Adjustments of belt:
You can avoid the seats that are to be adjusted from their back. The adjustments that are made from the front are the best seats and can have the belt slots that are raised for easy buckling of your baby. There are some models that can be automatically adjusted.
Restraints- those are adequate:
You have to buy the five-point safety hamess that contains the straps one for each thigh, one for each shoulder and one between the legs of your baby.
These are adjustable than the T-bar restraints or plastic shields. These are found in used seats. The used seats are not safe for your baby.
Messes and babies go hand in hand and this is the universal truth that is not accepted by the manufacturers. Many car seats come with the pad covers that cannot be taken off.
Take care while buying the infant seat. You should buy the car seat that has the detachable and machine-washable pad cover.
The vehicles and car seats should be compatible with the LATCH system (Lower Anchors And Tethers for Children). This system makes it safe for the installation of car seats and easily attaches to the vehicle without the use of car belt for security.
Only the lower anchors are required for the rear-facing infant car seat. But for the front-facing toddler seats and convertible infant or toddler car seats, both the upper and lower anchors are used for attachments.
Always buy the well-padded seat which has plenty of head support, so that your baby will have a better ride in it. This will be more comfortable for you to carry your baby easily for a ride.
You can buy the infant seat for comfortable riding of your baby.
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