Review – Top Rated 8 Best Infant Car Seats

Chicco Keyfit 30 Infant Car Seat and Base Sedona

What is an infant car seat?

One of the most important investments you need to make when you have a baby is an infant car seat. Required by law, these seats are designed to transport your baby safely from A to B. Even if you don’t actually own a car yourself, you will need a seat if you are traveling in a car at any point.

Infant seats differ from booster seats in the fact that they are rear-facing. A booster seat isn’t a good choice for babies, unless you are buying a convertible seat. The convertible options are basically a 2-in-1 seat that transforms from an infant seat to a booster seat. However, standard infant seats are designed to be used from birth until the child is around two years of age. You will need to check the weight restrictions of each seat to determine how long they can be used for. Below you’ll discover 8 of the best infant car seats currently available. [Read more…]

Top 14 Best Rated Convertible Car Seat for your infant

Peg Perego Convertible Premium Infant to Toddler Car Seat Black

What is a convertible car seat?

There are typically two types of car seats you can buy for your child. The first is an infant seat and the second is a convertible car seat. The convertible seats tend to be a popular choice as they switch from a rear facing baby seat to a forward facing booster seat. They are a great investment as they can be used a lot longer than standard infant models; saving you money in the long term. They are designed to be used from birth up until the child weighs between 40 and 80 pounds.

However, choosing convertible car seats isn’t always easy. If you’re a first time parent it can be a little overwhelming when you see the choice on offer. There are a lot of things you need to consider to ensure you get the best seat to fit your needs. Safety, ease of use and installation and comfort are just some of the most important factors you need to consider. Most car seats come with the Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH) Restraint System. LATCH makes it easier to get the child seat in right. Below we’ve counted down the top 14 convertible car seats currently available. Most seats come with multiple options for color. [Read more…]