My son came home from the hospital at 5lbs 11oz and just about 19″ long and the Graco SnugRide Click Connect 30 Infant Car Seat was a good fit for his little frame. According to the manual, the straps are to fit “at or below” the shoulders. This was a little close at first, and my son was not low birth weight. If he was any smaller I would have been a more nervous mama than I already was!
The straps were a bit of a pain to adjust and readjust. Out of the box, you have to readjust to the lowest setting to suit your newborn. I made a remark in the Negatives section of this review that this might not be the seat car seat for smaller low weight preemies or term babies who [...]
When I brought my Graco SnugRide Click Connect 30 it was unfortunately, a spur of the moment purchase. My son was born 7 weeks prematurely and spent a few weeks in the NICU. When he was born, I was told he would be in the NICU for a month or two. He was there 2 weeks. I had planned to use my daughter’s old car seat (Graco SnugRide Classic Connect) but it had a weight limit of 5lbs and my son was just under 5lbs when he was ready to go home and the car seat just didn’t fit him properly. So, I had to find a car seat that fit at least 4lbs AND it needed to be $100 or less because we had not budgeted for a new car seat.
I am normally a researcher when it comes to buying important [...]