Booster Chair Age
Before you choose a booster seat, however, consider whether it offers the right nourish for your child and will work with your dining area and genealogy eating mode. Here are some important occurrence to consider as you weigh the pros and cons of a booster chair.
Your child must be powerful to sit up straight, with his or her back against the back of your vehicle’s seat. Your child’s legs should be able to hang over the seat without slouching. Slouching makes the lap belt move up over the stomach when it should be over the hips. The shoulder belt should tranquillity on your child’s shoulder, never on the neck or arm. For more information, see Stage 4.
What you have to also consider, though, is that larger toddlers may be too big for some booster seats. If your child is cogent enough to wiggle the booster forcefully (which can loosen the safety straps securing it to the dining chair or move a no-strap booster), you may extremity to forget this option altogether.
Your child is ready for a booster seat when they have outgrown the moment or altitude limit of their forward-facing harnesses, which is typically between 40 and 65 pounds. Read your ready-facing car seat’s owner’s manual to settle height and weight limits, and keep your child in a harnessed seat for as long as possible.