Take the head support out of a car seat once you feel that they’re able to support their head well enough in the car. This could be as soon as two months old or as late as five months old, or longer.
Are child head supports safe in car seats?
Adding padding, neck and head support, or covers to the seat. Do not use any aftermarket products with your car seat since often they were never crash-tested with these products and may alter the seat’s functions during a crash.
When can you remove infant head insert?
As time goes on and your baby grows, the newborn cushion and head hugger can be removed; this is generally between 5-6 months of age. When you remove the cushion from under the baby, it will ‘drop’ them down in the seat, giving them more room to grow.
Is it OK for baby to sleep with head forward in car seat?
They are not in any danger from having their head dangling forward. I’ve ignored the situation with my two older kids and it’s never been an issue. If your older baby or toddler is experiencing head slump while rear-facing, it may be possible to increase the recline angle of their seat.
Can a bumpy car ride cause shaken baby syndrome?
New parents are often anxious about inadvertently injuring baby, but for the most part you can relax. Jiggling baby while adjusting them in a carrier, seeing their head accidentally flop to the side as you pick them up or going over a bumpy road in the stroller or car seat won’t cause shaken baby syndrome.
When can I remove the Graco 4Ever infant insert?
Graco 4Ever when to remove infant insert
You may remove the infant insert when your baby no longer needs it. If your baby’s shoulders are above the lowest harness setting without the infant insert, you may remove it.