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What age can I put my daughter in a booster?

My daughter is 3 years old and weighs 32 lbs and is 35.5 inches tall. I am just wondering if any one knows what is the state law for new hampshire about children and booster seats or car seats. I know she is to small but i am just curious.

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aprilmommy2007

Asked by aprilmommy2007 at 8:16 PM on Sep. 8, 2010 in Preschoolers (3-4)

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  • The minimum is 4 and 40 pounds, I believe.
    Courtney610

    Answer by Courtney610 at 8:18 PM on Sep. 8, 2010

  • thanks you have the same name as me, my first name is courtney
    aprilmommy2007

    Comment by aprilmommy2007 (original poster) at 8:21 PM on Sep. 8, 2010

  • I would still have her rearfacing now and put her forward and in a 5 point harness next, and booster her after she outgrows the harness.


    http://sunshinekidsbaby.com/proddetail.asp?prod=ZM22275B This one harnesses to 80lbs and 53" tall. Then I would booster her.

    BradenIsMySon

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 8:28 PM on Sep. 8, 2010

  • Please check out the car seat safety group. They are really nice ladies who have tons of car seat info.
    Codysmom2106

    Answer by Codysmom2106 at 8:55 PM on Sep. 8, 2010

  • She needs to be 4 years old and 40 pounds at minimum. What car seat is she in now? Most convertible "toddler" car seats are outgrown when your child is over the weight limit (usually 40 pounds unless you have one that has a higher weight limit for the harness) or when the straps are below the child's shoulders.
    heatherann0221

    Answer by heatherann0221 at 10:16 PM on Sep. 8, 2010

  • its not for me its for my ex he has had her in a booster, just the little seat part and he didnt believe me, her car seats hold up to like 45 lbs
    aprilmommy2007

    Comment by aprilmommy2007 (original poster) at 10:19 PM on Sep. 8, 2010

  • Whoa..she really doesn't need that one. AT ALL...mot until like well, WAY old. LOL
    BradenIsMySon

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 11:31 PM on Sep. 8, 2010

  • around here it's 4 and 40... you'd have to check your state laws.
    asil

    Answer by asil at 12:37 AM on Sep. 9, 2010

  • 4 years and at least 40 pounds. Here are the new booster ratings for anyone who is looking for a good booster: http://www.iihs.org/news/rss/pr090810.html

    Nsbgirl

    Answer by Nsbgirl at 8:14 AM on Sep. 9, 2010

  • 4 and 40. but for me i wont be following that rule. my 3 1/2 yr old was rearfacing until 2 wks agao. she is now ff in 5 point harness and will be harness until she is 6 yrs old. booster are horrible!! especially for small kids
    piwife

    Answer by piwife at 3:36 PM on Sep. 9, 2010

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