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What age and weight did you move your child into a booster with the regular CAR seat belt?

Not trying to start a serious war here or anything.

Just wondering about swapping my dd, seeing what other mothers are doing.

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Asked by Anonymous at 3:24 PM on Mar. 17, 2010 in Kids' Health

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  • I dont care what the carseat patrol thinks about this...My daughter is 4 & she is 40 lbs. & almost 4 ft. tall & we have her in a booster w/ the seat belt.

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:25 PM on Mar. 17, 2010

  • most states have a 40lbs AND 4 year minimum

    Answer by peanutsmommy1 at 3:26 PM on Mar. 17, 2010

  • my son is 3 be four in aug and weighs 43 lbs and he is in booster seat

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:27 PM on Mar. 17, 2010

  • thats where you need to contact the states regulations cause my son was 3 and weighed over 40lbs and i was stopped at a seatbelt check and got a ticket cause they told me my son should be in a 5 pt harness seat.

    Answer by ILovemyson1020 at 3:40 PM on Mar. 17, 2010

  • oldest was just under 5.
    middle was close to 6.

    Answer by hypermamaz at 3:50 PM on Mar. 17, 2010

  • Over 4 and over 40 pounds.
    But if I had it to do again (and I will in a few years) I will stick with a 5 point harness seat for longer.

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:27 PM on Mar. 17, 2010

  • Check your state laws. A backless booster is often best because even if a child meets height/weight requirements, seat belts are not made for children, but adults. My older kids were in boosters until they were about 9 & 10 because the regular seat belt was not safe for them.

    Answer by balagan_imma at 10:28 AM on Mar. 18, 2010

  • My son is 6 and is still in his 5 pt harness and still has plenty of room.

    Answer by IMAMOM2-2KIDS at 2:24 AM on Mar. 19, 2010

  • At least 4yrs. old and 40lbs.

    Answer by sarahmae3 at 11:30 AM on Mar. 19, 2010

  • Not there yet

    Answer by sstepph at 3:52 PM on Sep. 15, 2010

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