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Old 05-06-2008, 11:32 AM   #1
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Quick- easy was to confirm correct rear facing angle?

Just wondering how to be sure you have a rear facing infant car seat at the correct 45 degree angle? TIA!!

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Doesn't it have one of those built in level things?
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Re: Quick- easy was to confirm correct rear facing angle?

No, it's a convertable seat.

Another Q, does it still need to be at a 45 degree angle for an infant with head control? My dd is 6 months.
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30 degrees is fine for an older infant with neck control.
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Re: Quick- easy was to confirm correct rear facing angle?

Ok, so how do you know what 30 degrees is without one of those indicators?
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Re: Quick- easy was to confirm correct rear facing angle?

The indicators are not that great, unless your car is sitting on perfectly level ground. Anyway, after they are past the newborn stage, you don't have to be right on with the recline. Just not past 45, which is obvious if you are, as the carseat is practically flat. And more upright than 30ish(it does not have to be exactly 30 degrees) is not very comfy. As long as their head is not flopping and they are comfortable, it's fine.
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The indicators are not that great, unless your car is sitting on perfectly level ground. Anyway, after they are past the newborn stage, you don't have to be right on with the recline. Just not past 45, which is obvious if you are, as the carseat is practically flat. And more upright than 30ish(it does not have to be exactly 30 degrees) is not very comfy. As long as their head is not flopping and they are comfortable, it's fine.

As always thanks again i had a friend with the same ? just today
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