CAR SEAT SAFETY TIPS

Please follow the tips below to keep your child even safer in their car seat. Please be certain your child is in the write car seat for their age, weight and height. Place a CAR SEAT ID CARD on each car seat to keep them safer.

NOTE: I am not a certified car seat technicians. I am a mama and Nana who believes in keeping kids safe in car seat. Please have your car seat  installation checked by a certified car seat technician. When in doubt read your car manual and your car seat manual.

by Kay Green, www.MyPreciousKid.com

CAR SEAT TIP 1- Move your child from infant car seat when they reach your seats weight or height limit. Check your seat manual.

CAR SEAT TIP 2- Keep your baby rear facing until age 2 or the car seat limit, usually 30-45lbs pounds. It is 5x safer.

CAR SEAT TIP 3- Do not move your child to a booster seat until they are at least both 4 yrs and 40 pounds.

CAR SEAT TIP 4- Do not move from booster until they are 4'9" / and feet touch the floor - check your states rule.

CAR SEAT TIP 5- The chest clip must be at arm pit level to be safe

CAR SEAT TIP 6- If you can pinch your child car seat strap then it is too loose. It needs to be tight to be safe

CAR SEAT TIP 7- Know your child's car seat WEIGHT and HEIGHT limit and do not exceed either. Read the manual.

CAR SEAT TIP 8- Know the expiration date of your seat (on sticker) usually 6 years. Do not exceed.

CAR SEAT TIP 9 - Do not put bulky coats on child in car seat. Use a car seat poncho over the straps instead

INFANTS can stay in infant carrier until seat weight limit, usually 20 lbs or 26"

BABIES stay in convertible car seat rear facing until age 2 or the car seat limit, usually 30-45 pounds

TODDLERS stay in 5 point harness until 4 years and 40 lbs.

CHILDREN stay in booster seat until 4'9", usually age 8-12

Kay & Haley Green

Articles written by Kay Green, Child Safety Expert, and Christian mom to Melissa 30 (married to Matthew), Jordan 27 (married to Katie), Allison 25, Haley 12. Kay and Russell, her husband of 33 years live in rural Oregon.

Kay's first granddaughter Madison Kay was born December 2006. Twin grandsons Micah & Mason were born May 2009. Granddaughter Emma Kate was born in September 2010.

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Item #06-111 Diono Radian 120 Car Seat 
Diono Radian 120 Car Seat
  • Rear facing 5-45 lbs
  • Forward facing to 80 lbs ( in a 5 pt harness)
  • Up to 57" in a 5 point harness
  • Booster up to 120 lbs
  • Steel Alloy Frame
  • SafeStop® energy absorbing harness
  • Side Impact Foam
  • Super Latch System
  • NCAP crash tested
  • Folds flat for storage
  • 10 year life span
  • The only car seat rated for LATCH use with a child up to 80 lbs
  • Infant Support Pillows
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  • Rear facing 5-40 lbs
  • Forward facing to 65 lbs ( in a 5 pt harness)
  • Up to 57" in a 5 point harness
  • Booster up to 100 lbs
  • Steel Alloy Frame
  • SafeStop® energy absorbing harness
  • Side Impact Foam
  • Super Latch System
  • NCAP crash tested
  • Folds flat for storage
  • 10 year life span
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CARES Kids Fly Safe Aviation Restraint CARES KIDS FLY SAFE  - The standard airplane seat belt alone isn’t a safe airplane seat for young children. Car seats are meant for cars not planes. Why haul your child's heavy car seat on your trip if you will not need it is the car later? Now CARES Kid Fly Safe aviation restraint harness keeps your little one safe while on the plane. The safety test showed it to be as safe as a car seat for your child. Order your CARES Kids Fly Safe Restraint today. CARES aviation restraint comes also with an installation video on DVD which should be watched before the parents travel the first time, and we also recommend that parents experiment with the belts and buckles before they fly. It also comes with an instructional safety card and travel carrying bag.
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