All major health and safety organizations strongly recommend that kids under age 2 ride rear facing. Scientists, statisticians and child passenger safety advocates agree on the immense safety benefit of rear facing to very young spines.
Our friends at Cosco have been busy lately introducing a slew of new convertible and multimode car seats to fit a variety of children at a variety of reasonable price points. The Comfy Convertible is another new model; in short, it’s a Cosco Apt 50 with a VERY plush cover and plush inserts. Let’s take a closer look.
Baby Trend PROtect Convertible Feature Chart PROtect Convertible Sport PROtect Premiere PROtect Elite Rear facing weight range 5-22 lbs without headrest attached; 5-40 lbs with headrest attached 5-22 lbs without headrest attached; 5-40 lbs with headrest attached 5-22 lbs without headrest attached; 5-40 lbs with headrest attached Rear facing height range Outgrown when the child’s
Our friends at Safety 1st have taken the lead in child passenger safety by implementing a 2 year old minimum for forward facing use of their convertible car seats. This game-changing minimum started with the lightweight Scenera NEXT, then expanded into the more featured Apt 50, the Grow and Go and now, we see it on the Continuum 3-in-1 car seat.
We’re eagerly awaiting the arrival of the Graco Extend2Fit. While we’re waiting, our guest author and CSFTL Facebook Forum Moderator Bridget has graciously given us a sneak peek at this exciting new seat! Thanks, Bridget!
If you’ve spent any time on our Facebook group, you might know that we’re big fans of the Safety 1st Advance EX 65 Air + convertible car seat. Why? It has a 50 pound rear facing weight limit, making it the most reasonably priced convertible seat with a weight limit that high.