Age and Weight Guidelines
Infants from 5 pounds to 20 pounds and less than 12 months old MUST be rear facing. Toddlers/Children 20 pounds to 40 pounds and at least twelve months old MAY be rear facing.
Toddlers from 20 pounds to 40 pounds and at least twelve months old who are capable of sitting upright unassisted may be forward facing.
LOW BIRTH WEIGHT INFANTS
We recommend that you seek professional advice if your child is below 5 pounds in weight. They may be at special risk in a vehicle or aircraft if improperly reclined in a child restraint.