Car Seat Recommendations for Children

There are many car seat choices on the market. Use the information below to help you

  • Select a car seat based on your child’s age and size, choose a seat that fits in your vehicle, and use it every time.

  • Always refer to your specific car seat manufacturer’s instructions (check height and weight limits) and read the vehicle owner’s manual on how to install the car seat using the seat belt or lower anchors and a tether, if available.

  • To maximize safety, keep your child in the car seat for as long as possible, as long as the child fits within the manufacturer’s height and weight requirements.

  • Keep your child in the back seat at least through age 12.

Rear-Facing Car Seat
Birth – 12 Months