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    Default OT - Need advice on a car seat

    We just bought a car seat for DF's car and I think DS may be too young for it. Its a seat that converts eventually into a booster, but calling it a booster is wierding me out because he isn't old enough for that yet.

    He is 2 & 2 months, 30lbs, about 3 ft tall.

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    It looks fine! It converts to a booster, but not until you're ready.
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    Does it have a 5 pt harness and then convert to a booster? Because the way it reads it seems like a booster that converts to a backless booster. If that is the case, I would stick with a car seat.

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    Does it have a five-point harness to use at first and then you use the car's seatbelt later? Or, are you planinng to use the car's seatbelt now?

    ETA: Ha! Lana! Great minds...

    I would also recommend sticking with a regular car seat for now. Has he outgrown the recommendations on the regular carseat?
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    Quote Originally Posted by b525 View Post
    Does it have a five-point harness to use at first and then you use the car's seatbelt later? Or, are you planinng to use the car's seatbelt now?

    ETA: Ha! Lana! Great minds...

    I would also recommend sticking with a regular car seat for now. Has he outgrown the recommendations on the regular carseat?
    Agreed. I would stick with a regular car seat (convertible) instead of the booster.

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    ITA with the others. Your little guy needs to be in a 5-point harness until he's at least 4 years old or 40 pounds. From the page you linked, click on "All Car Seats" at the top left, then click on the "Convertible Car Seats" tab, and you'll get a list of almost 100 seats that are good for his age.
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    Thanks ladies! I don't think it has a 5 point harness. We'll just use the one in my car.
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    Agreed. He needs the 5 point for a couple more years.

    Glad you've decided in that direction!

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    Oops, I assumed it did. I'll just be quiet then.
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    He needs to be in a 5-point-harness. I know 6 year-olds still 5 point harnessed

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