My DD has finally outgrown her carseat that goes up to 22 lbs. We cannot afford a new one (much less our bills, food, or anything else). Has anyone ever had this problem in their life? Is it ok to keep my DD in that one until we can afford another one? Or is there anywhere you can get free carseats?Answer Question
Asked by Anonymous at 8:32 AM on Sep. 26, 2009 in Toddlers (1-2)
Answer by Gailll at 10:47 AM on Sep. 26, 2009
Answer by ashleyuc07 at 10:48 AM on Sep. 26, 2009
Answer by Liz0808 at 10:11 PM on Sep. 26, 2009
It is dangerous to keep a child in a carseat they have outgrown. The mechanisms meant to keep you little one safe could fail when you need them the most. I would try to look for a local agency to see if they can help you pay for a carseat or try to get one on lay away. I'd say away from any used seats, unless it is a very close friend or family member, because you don't know the history. If you do get a hand me down one check the date on the bottom, typically they are only good for 5-7 years because after that materials start breaking down and the seat may fail when you need it most.
Answer by chrissmom734 at 2:18 PM on Sep. 27, 2009