What is a good carseat for a premie that is 3 pounds?

Vicki - posted on 02/10/2014 ( 3 moms have responded )




Hello mom's I'm looking for a carseat that will be good to take our little one home in. She is a premie and will be around 3.5 - 4 pounds when we take her home.


Sarah - posted on 02/10/2014




Look for car seats that have that low of a weight limit. Those will also work for premies. Grace I know has some with a low weight limit. You can also check with the hospital for recommendation. Before they allow baby to be discharged the will do a 90 min. test to make sure baby breathes ok in the car seat.

Andrea - posted on 02/10/2014




Greco infant carrier snug ride with adjustable base... It is a great car seat, All 3 of the kids used these kind but our little girl was a permie as well and was about that size when we brought her home. All 3 of our babies were small our 6 year old was 37 weeks 6lbs even when we left the hospital he was 5lb1oz, our 5 year old { premie with Gastroschisis} was 3lbs 8oz at 36 weeks when she came home 6 weeks later she was only 4lbs 2oz and our youngest was 5lbs 13.5oz at 38 weeks and dropped to 4lbs 7oz when he came home.. MY 6 year old is now just shy of 50+lbs and my 5 year old is 40+lbs and my 1 year old is 20+lbs... Hope this is helpful.. Best wishes and take care and Congrats... Also check there website out, for reviews, safety recalls ect...


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Vicki - posted on 02/10/2014




I will definitely check out the Graco infant carrier car seats thanks for the information!

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