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CarseatBlog Quick Tip: Proper Harness Tightness

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One of the top 3 mistakes we see at checkup events is a harness that’s too loose. Nearly *every* infant seat I see when I’m out and about has a loose harness. How do you know if your child’s harness is tight enough?

Also, see The Pinch Test.

CarseatBlog Quick Tip: Checking Install Tightness

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Aren’t quite sure how to tell if your carseat is installed tightly enough? Here’s how you check.

CarseatBlog Quick Tip: Funky Label Wording

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Have you ever been confused by the wording “Use only in a rear-facing position when using restraint with an infant weighing less than 22 pounds”? This text is found in a convertible carseat manual and on a label on the side of the carseat and is, without a doubt, one of the most confusing statements a parent will read when trying to figure out if that convertible is appropriate for their rear-facing child. What does it mean?

It doesn’t mean that the convertible only rear-faces to 22 lbs. What it does mean is that all children weighing less than 22 lbs. have to ride rear-facing in that restraint. So now you know!

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