Top Convertible Car Seat
A convertible car seat is a seat that you will at first use in the rear facing position and later allows you to switch it to a forward facing position when the child is over two years old. Some three in one car seats could serve as both infant seats and later booster seats when your child is of school going age. What makes such seats so great is that you can use them from the birth of the child until when the child no longer requires a car seat at about 12 years.
Some parents favoring convenience may opt fro an infant car seat at first and then buy a convertible car seat when the child is older. Check out this site for the Best convertible Car Seats of 2016 guide for more information. However, it is always advisable to go for a convertible car seat when the child is more than a year old.
All current models that you may purchase undergo rigorous safety tests, though the length of use and the features of the seats varies. It is important to not ever purchase a second hand car seat just to be safe. However, if you get a seat from another parent, ensure that you know of its history including any damage or accidents it has had. If you can research the seat online to find if it has had any history of recalls, and also remember to check its expiry date.