Is there a forum here on MDC that talks about car seat safety issues? I've done a couple searches, and only found forum discussions that mention car seats, so if it's here, I can't find it.
I drive a 2007 Prius and this babe will be #3--big 7yo, avg 4yo, and wee one. (I asked my local AP group, so I'll just c&p from that)...
I am completely overwhelmed on car seat safety forums--I don't know half of what the hell of what they're talking about.
My questions revolve around making the seats sit flat enough for comfort and safey. The new style Priuses (2010 and newer) have more of a flat bench seat in the back, so it's less of an issue. But ours have the bucket-like "hills and valleys" (no idea wth they're called, but ykwim) that make the side seats sit crooked without support from underneath.
All 3 technically fit when using the seatbelts instead of latch for DS2's FF Radian (middle hump) and baby bucket (behind passenger seat atm, because that's what DH decided to do when trying stuff out this morning). DS1 is behind the driver right now with a Graco Turbo high back booster.
What are acceptably safe ways to even out the outer seat bases? (or to create a flatter surface all the way across?)
Does anyone have any thoughts or advice about this? DH doesn't even see any potential problems with stuffing a cut-to-fit board under part of a carseat. I have no idea if it's safe or not.
(and I'm still over on car seat forums trying to decipher and research.)
Edited by stegenrae - 10/28/12 at 1:00pm