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Originally Posted by Throkmorton
*very quietly sneaking in*
Sorry to be a car seat nazi, but you should never use a car seat cover that goes between baby and the seat. It can interefere with the harness, and will compress in a crash. In the case of an accident, if the seat fails the manufactuerer may not be held liable, as it would be considered an after-market product.
Originally Posted by CarrieMF
I've heard of not using them before because of that issue but what is the difference between using a cover that goes under the baby and adding snowsuits ect in the winter? Wouldn't the snowsuits cause extra padding that would be compressed too? Up here where it gets -40F not using a snowsuit isn't an option.
edited to add:
Also what about the carseats that come from the manufactuer with the headrests/zipper bags, are they any safer?