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  • Rear-Facing Only (Infant Car Seat):

    Infant car seats are made to cradle and protect the smallest children, from newborn up. They’re often designed with a base that stays buckled in the vehicle while the seat snaps in and out to use as a carrier. Many parents enjoy the conveniences of the infant seats, as the child can stay in the seat and with the parent or caregiver whether inside or outside of the car.

    This car seat should be facing the rear of the vehicle at all times. Your baby’s head must fit under the top rim of the seat, with at least an inch to spare. One thing to consider is the handle; read the manufacturer’s instructions to learn what position the handle needs to be when it’s in your car. When a child has reached the maximum weight or height limit of their infant car seat, it’s time to move to a convertible seat.

  • Convertible (Rear or Forward-Facing):

    Convertible car seats are convenient because they can be used for both the rear-facing and then the forward-facing position as your child grows. Read the manual carefully and remember that children should continue to ride rear-facing until they reach the maximum height or weight limit before you move them to the forward-facing position.

    Use a convertible seat as long as you can until your child outgrows it. When your child’s ears hit the top of the seat, or their shoulders are above the top slots of the seat, it’s time to move to a combination or booster seat.

  • All-In-One:

    These seats are called "All-In-One" or “3 in 1” because they can be used as: 1. a rear-facing car seat, 2. A forward-facing car seat with a harness and then 3. a booster seat. You can use these seats forward-facing with a harness and tether after your child reaches the top rear-facing height and weight limit allowed by the manufacturer.

  • Forward-Facing Only:

    These seats are designed to be used as a forward-facing car seat with a 5-point harness, and then as a high back booster seat. Children should reach the maximum height or weight limit of their rear-facing car seat before they are moved to a combination seat. Check the car seat manufacturer’s height and weight requirements before using with your child.

  • Booster:

    Once your child has outgrown a seat with an internal harness, it’s time to move to a belt-positioning booster seat. Booster seat use is extremely important because most children do not fit properly into an adult seat belt until they are about 4 feet, 9 inches tall. And, during a car crash, an improperly positioned seat belt places a child at increased risk for certain injuries, which can be severe.

    No-back booster seat
    These can be used by children that are at least 40 pounds. Older children may prefer a no-back booster seat. A child must use a lap/shoulder belt anytime they are riding in the car with a booster seat, as they need both protection over their chest and hips. Never use a lap only belt with a booster seat.

    High-back booster seat
    High-back booster seats are a good choice for vehicles, such as sedans or coupes, that have a low head rests in the back seat. They are also a good choice for children who meet the height and weight requirements to be in a booster seat, but may need additional head and side support in the vehicle. In addition, some high-back booster seats have the option to remove the back if/when the child no longer needs that added support. A child must use a lap/shoulder belt anytime they are riding in the car with a booster seat, as they need both protection over their chest and hips. Never use a lap only belt with a booster seat.

Use the filters below to make your car seat search easier. If you still have questions about what is right for you, stop by the store and chat with one of our associates, or contact us.

  • from $ 549.00

    Infant Car Seat & Stroller

    Doona

        Doona is a Group 0+ Car Seat suitable from 4lbs to 35lbs and easily accommodates preemies. Fits children up to 32 inches Doona™ is the world’...

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    from $ 549.00
  • from $ 299.99

    Mesa Infant Carseat

    UPPAbaby

    See how simple. From the very first day, parents are faced with countless decisions about how to keep baby safe. We designed the MESA with intui...

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    from $ 299.99
  • $ 499.95

    PIPA™ Lite Rx Infant Seat & PIPA Relx Base

    Nuna

    Feel the freedom to go anywhere with PIPA lite rx. Packed with all the features you need to make life with baby easier, yet lightweight enough to t...

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    $ 499.95
  • Agio by Peg Perego Primo Viaggio 4/35 Nido Infant Car Seat + Base - Nature Baby Outfitter
    Agio by Peg Perego Primo Viaggio 4/35 Nido Infant Car Seat + Base - Nature Baby Outfitter
    $ 350.00

    Agio Primo Viaggio 4/35 Nido Infant Car Seat + Base

    Agio

    Primo Viaggio 4-35 NIDO / The new generation of protection in infant car seats. From their first ride home little ones will be completely protected...

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    $ 350.00
  • $ 319.95

    PIPA™ Infant Seat & PIPA Series Base

    Nuna

    Style and safety should never have to be sacrificed. Thanks to our clever and fashionable infant car seat the PIPA, both of these essentials are co...

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    $ 319.95
  • $ 379.95

    PIPA™ RX Infant Seat & PIPA Relx Base

    Nuna

    It’s a brand new world for them. Your world has forever changed. Enjoy every magical moment with PIPA rx, a car seat bringing such comfort to your ...

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    $ 379.95
  • $ 400.00

    Agio Primo Viaggio 4/35 Lounge Infant Car Seat + Base

    Agio

    The Agio by Peg Perego Primo Viaggio 4-35 Lounge Infant Car Seat features the Comfort Recline function: the backrest reclines and the leg rest exte...

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    $ 400.00
  • from $ 429.99

    Clek Liing Infant Car Seat

    Clek

    The ride starts here. Introducing the Liing infant car seat. It's designed to protect your newborn darling, with features that exceed both US and ...

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    from $ 429.99
  • $ 149.99

    Agio Primo Viaggio 4/35 Nido Extra Car Seat Base

    Agio

    Extra base for the Peg Perego Primo Viaggio 4/35 Nido Infant Car Seats. Car Seat sold separately. The Primo Viaggio 4-35 Nido elevates common safet...

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    $ 149.99
  • $ 400.00

    Coral XP Lightweight Infant Carseat - PureCosi

    Maxi-Cosi

    Designed for giving parents an extra hand. It’s just like any other car seat, except, well, it’s not. Because from the car seat you can pull out a ...

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    $ 400.00
  • $ 150.00

    B-Safe Gen2 with ARB Extra Base

    Britax

    With safety features that protect your child beyond established standards plus soft fabrics for seating comfort, the BRITAX B-Safe Gen2 Infant Car ...

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    $ 150.00
  • Agio by Peg Perego Primo Viaggio 4/35 Nido Infant Car Seat + Base - Nature Baby Outfitter
    Agio by Peg Perego Primo Viaggio 4/35 Nido Infant Car Seat + Base - Nature Baby Outfitter
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    from $ 340.00

    Open-Box Agio Primo Viaggio 4/35 Nido Infant Car Seat + Base

    Agio

      This is an open-box item.  Box may have been damaged in transit. Item is still as described. Primo Viaggio 4-35 NIDO / The new generation of pro...

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    from $ 340.00
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  • $ 329.99

    Mesa V2 Infant Carseat

    UPPAbaby

    We designed the MESA with intuitive innovations you can see and features that remove the guesswork. The MESA maximizes ease to minimize erro...

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    $ 329.99
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    from $ 200.00

    Open-Box Mico Max Plus Lightweight Infant Carseat

    Maxi-Cosi

      This is an open-box item.  Box may have been damaged in transit. Item is still as described. Maximum Safety, Comfort, and Style We’re always loo...

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    from $ 200.00
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  • $ 139.99

    B-Safe Gen2 Extra Base

    Britax

    Britax Infant Car Seat Base Gen2 provides ultimate travel flexibility. It’s designed with a high-strength steel frame and a crumple zone that helps...

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    $ 139.99
  • $ 350.00

    Henry (Blue) Wool Version Mesa Infant Carseat | UPPAbaby

    UPPAbaby

    See how simple. From the very first day, parents are faced with countless decisions about how to keep baby safe. We designed the MESA with intui...

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    $ 350.00