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Kitchen Booster Seat
Depends on child: The booster is designed so the waist belt does not ride up on the abdomen in a head on crash.These seats offer almost no protection in a side impact or roll over. We now have 5 point harness systems that protect better and fit kids up to 65-85 lb. I keep kids in a harness system as long as possible and use boosters for the 6-12yo. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It is safe: Laws vary by state. I believe in Texas, children over the age of 8 can ride legally without a booster. In California the current laws is: ?Children under the age of 8 must be secured in a car seat or booster seat in the back seat. Children who are 8 years of age OR have reached 57" in height, may ride in the back with a seat belt. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the height and weight for a child to go from an infant seat into a high back booster seat?
Depends: Each restraint system has a sticker on the body that details the ht &weight range for the seat. Kids should rear face until @ least 2y or longer to protect their neck from spinal cord injury. Boosters with improved integrated 5 pt harness are available up to 60-85 lb which remain the best protection in a roll over or t bone crash. You never get to pick your type of crash. ...Read more
6 months: Your baby can join you at the table now (in a bouncy seat or carseat), but they won't be able to sit well in a high chair until at least 6 months of age. It'll be even longer before they no longer need a high chair and it depends on how tall they are and how tall your table is. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Pick your crash ??: The 5 point restraint belts are now available in safety seats up to 80+ pounds from some sources. These systems offer the broadest range of protection from rollover, side impact, front or rear impact crashes. Simple boosters offer little protection during rollover or side impact events. I go for the best possible protection, since no one can pick their crash. ...Read more
Child. Age 3.5yrs. Mass law. 41.4 lbs how much until she's out of a car seat and in a booster seat in back?
My 21 month old hit head she fell while strapped in her booster seat her chair tipped over and fell back...Pretty sure she hit her head?
I haven't had a booster and i am 66 years old do i need a tetanus shot because i have a bad cut from a kitchen appliance.
Tetanus: You need a booster because you're 66 and haven't had one in many years however it is unrelated to the kitchen appliances. That Miss Liz on Rusty anoxic areas and will affect humans from dirty rusty instruments I will assume your kitchen appliances a relatively clean and rust free ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cut the risk: The use of belt positioning booster seats have been shown to cut the risk of injuries by half. Fancy aftermarket neck pads or belt adjusters may increase a passenger's risk of injury. Early use of an adult belt is better than no restraint at all because it prevents ejection from the vehicle.However, severe injuries can result when the belt jumps over the pelvis & impacts the abdomen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on booster: Some more frequently than other check with your primary doc for details. ...Read more
No: Get your booster shot as soon as possible. For most typical vaccination series, you don't need to start all over again. Check out http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/schedules/downloads/adult/adult-schedule-easy-read.pdf to see what's recommended for your age (and medical conditions). Strongly consider meningococcal vaccine if you live in a dorm. Also HPV series to prevent certain cancers. ...Read more
Same as other shots: Some vaccines sting more than others but their discomfort is not any different at 50 than it is at 5. ...Read more