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So if your child’s shoulders are above the top set of strap slots on your car seat, then you can move him to a belt-positioning booster seat. Harness Car Seats for Bigger Kids These car seats have higher weight and height limits. While offering extra height, booster seats do not come with their own seat belt system. Instead, they raise a child into the appropriate position to. If you’re needing to leave the house before you buy a new seat, you should absolutely remove the harness straps and use the seat as a booster until you can replace it.
The generalization that a harness is safer than a booster is correct, but only if the harnessed seat is being used according to manufacturers directions. our current car seat says 5 pt harness to 80 lbs and 57″, but she has a long torso and at 49.5 lbs her shoulders are at the top harness slot. she is 45 1/2″. the booster mode for this seat starts at 50 lbs and also goes to 57″ she has rode in a different booster seat that starts at 30 lbs and seat belt path is good and does well with the. Booster seats are designed to place your child in the proper position for using your car’s installed safety belt system. The booster seat is placed on the car seat and the child on top of the booster seat.
The seat belt should cross the child’s shoulder and chest, then fit firmly across the upper thigh. Some seat belts need locking clips. A few booster seats have a rigid lower anchor connector, instead of having the connector on a flexible strap.
Rear-facing car seats typically just use the lower anchors (a few can also use the top tether). Forward-facing car seats use the lower anchors AND top tether. Car seats and boosters provide protection for infants and children in a crash, yet car crashes are a leading cause of death for children ages 1 to 13. That’s why it’s so important to choose and use the right car seat correctly every time your child is in the car. Follow these important steps to choose the right seat, install it correctly, and keep your child safe.
I’ve tried using a car seat and a CARES harness on a plane and DD hates both. It was easier for her to squirm out of the CARES harness. Also, our flight attendant insisted the “correct” installation was in a way that impeded the person behind us from using his tray (something I doubted was correct, but couldn’t research or argue once we were on the plane. Booster seats are the last step in car seats before the adult seat belt and vehicle seat. I’ve written before about the 5-step test for exiting booster seats, and you’ll see seat belts referenced over and over again in such guides.
For maximum safety, the child should wear the seat belt in the booster seat just as an adult would shoulder strap over the shoulder and lap belt over the lap. Unlike car seats, booster seats typically don’t have harness installation straps because they’re used with the vehicle seat belt making proper seat belt use even more important.
List of related literature:
|from Auto Repair For Dummies|
|from Dr. Spock’s Baby and Child Care: 9th Edition|
|from Blueprints Pediatrics|
|from Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination E-Book|
|from Maternity and Pediatric Nursing|
|from Prometric MCQs In General Medicine|
|from Handbook of Traffic Psychology|
|from Maternal Child Nursing Care in Canada E-Book|
|from Maternal Child Nursing Care|
|from Burns’ Pediatric Primary Care E-Book|