Texas AgriLife Extension Service
in cooperation with
Texas Department of Transportation
Educational programs of the Texas AgriLife Extension Service are open to all people without regard to race, color, sex, disability, religion, age, or national origin.
The Texas A&M University System, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the County Commissioners Courts of Texas Cooperating
Rear Facing Infant Seat
READ AND KEEP FOR FUTURE REFERENCEImportant
Never use a rear-facing seat in front of an active
Use rear-facing to the highest weight or height allowed by the manufacturer’s instructions.
Make sure there is 1 inch from the top of the child’s head to the top of the shell.
Install at the correct angle.
According to instructions
Receiving blankets/cloth diapers that don’t interfere with harness and/or shell contact may be used.
Read manual to determine correct position
for handle when used in vehicle
Infant seats must be reclined according to the manufacturer’s instructions
No more than 45o
Seat may have adjustment foot (infant only) or recline adjuster (convertible)
May need to use rolled towel or pool noodle
Older infant can be less reclined (approximately 30o)