After making sure that the straps are tight and secure, you should check the chest clip to make sure that it’s in the right place. If it’s too high, it can impair your baby’s breathing, and if it’s too low, it can allow for your child to be easily ejected from their car seat in the event of a crash.
Is it safe to use head strap for car seat?
Are car seat head supports safe? Car seat head supports are safe if used properly. They should never push the child’s head forward or restrict movement of the head.
Do car seats need head support?
Ensuring your baby has proper head support at all times during their first few months of life is important. Proper head support prevents brain damage, neck injuries, and helps keep the baby stable to make them easier to hold. Babies have little control over their movements during their first few months.
How do I know if my car seat straps are tight enough?
The harness is tight enough when you can’t pinch any webbing between your fingers at the child’s shoulder. Last, position the chest clip at the child’s armpit level.