When a child has outgrown their rear facing convertible (not infant!) seat and is at least 2 years old, move to a forward facing seat with a 5 point harness. CSFTL advocates that children ride rear facing until closer to their 4th birthdays.
What are the 4 types of car seats?
Types of Car Seats
- – Infant Car Seat. …
- Convertible Car Seat. Rear-facing or Forward-facing. …
- 3 in 1 Car Seat. Rear-facing or Forward-facing. …
- Combination Car Seat. Forward-facing. …
- Booster Seat. Forward-facing. …
- Built-in Car Seat. Forward-facing. …
- Special Needs Car Seat.
How much does a child have to weigh to face forward?
While 1 year and 20 pounds used to be the standard for when to flip car seats around, most experts now recommend using rear-facing child seats until children are 2 years old and reach the top weight and height recommendations of the car seat manufacturer, which is typically around 30 pounds and 36 inches.
What is the height and weight limit for infant car seat?
Phase 1: Infant Car Seat
Most have a weight limit of 30-35 pounds and a height limitation of 32 inches tall. If your child fits comfortably in their infant seat, is still within the seat’s weight and height limit, and you want to keep them in this seat — go for it!
What age is a 32 pound baby?
|Age||Height Females in Inches||Weight Females in Pounds|
|1||27 to 31||15 to 20|
|2||31.5 to 36||22 to 32|
|3||34.5 to 40||26 to 38|
|4||37 to 42.5||28 to 44|
What car seat should a 4 month old be in?
When your child outgrows her infant seat, the right car seat for your child is a convertible car seat. Convertible seats are so called because they can generally be used rear-facing for infants from 5 to 35 pounds, then converted to a forward-facing position for use with toddlers 20 to 65 pounds.