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    WWYD 12yo middle seat 3rd row T&C...

    ... Seat belt against her neck... I feel VERY incomfortable with that!! This can't be safe, right? She is 57" tall 78#, torso 28". She is in a harmony literider since she is not 5-stepping on that 3rd row (seats are very slopped back there) I am thinking about putting her in a HBB to guide that weird belt against her shoulder. I really would like to keep her in that 3rd row in the middle. She is in between 2 RFing CCO's. WWYD?

    Thank you so much in advance for your advice!

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    DD3 - 5yo 42" 37lbs harnessed in Foonf or Orbit Baby Toddler in Prius
    DD4-3yrs 37" 28lbs ERF in Foonf
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    Re: WWYD 12yo middle seat 3rd row T&C...

    Have you tried the shoulder belt guide on the booster? I had to use it when my oldest was about that size. *This* close to 5-stepping, needed the LBB for lap belt positioning, but still needed the shoulder belt guide to position the shoulder belt.
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    Re: WWYD 12yo middle seat 3rd row T&C...

    The belt against her neck is only dangerous if it bothers her into putting the shoulder belt under her arm or behind her back. From a crash safety standpoint it is perfectly safe.
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    Re: WWYD 12yo middle seat 3rd row T&C...

    Sounds like you have a good plan working. What are her thoughts? I would listen to her about low back or high back since she is close to passing.
    My dd2 is twelve but 62 inches, 120+ pounds

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mamasboys View Post
    Have you tried the shoulder belt guide on the booster? I had to use it when my oldest was about that size. *This* close to 5-stepping, needed the LBB for lap belt positioning, but still needed the shoulder belt guide to position the shoulder belt.
    Those always seem to be such a pain to use... But I can definitely try! I forgot about it... Thanks for reminding me!
    DD1 -12yo 58" 85lbs 5-stepping in Prius, Harmony Literider in NV
    DD2 - 11yo 52" 62lbs Harmony Literider in NV or TBB in Prius
    DD3 - 5yo 42" 37lbs harnessed in Foonf or Orbit Baby Toddler in Prius
    DD4-3yrs 37" 28lbs ERF in Foonf
    DD5-3yrs 37" 28lbs ERF in Foonf

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    Quote Originally Posted by safeinthecar View Post
    The belt against her neck is only dangerous if it bothers her into putting the shoulder belt under her arm or behind her back. From a crash safety standpoint it is perfectly safe.
    She doesn't move it but I'm just worried that in an accident the belt would cut her throat...
    DD1 -12yo 58" 85lbs 5-stepping in Prius, Harmony Literider in NV
    DD2 - 11yo 52" 62lbs Harmony Literider in NV or TBB in Prius
    DD3 - 5yo 42" 37lbs harnessed in Foonf or Orbit Baby Toddler in Prius
    DD4-3yrs 37" 28lbs ERF in Foonf
    DD5-3yrs 37" 28lbs ERF in Foonf

    All in Nissan NV Passenger

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    Quote Originally Posted by allhiskids View Post
    Sounds like you have a good plan working. What are her thoughts? I would listen to her about low back or high back since she is close to passing.
    My dd2 is twelve but 62 inches, 120+ pounds
    She actually would like a HBB because she thinks it'll be more comfortable... I'm looking at a Cruiser fix because she could have it until she reaches 63" and it's narrow but we'll see since it doesn't seem to be a safety issue.
    DD1 -12yo 58" 85lbs 5-stepping in Prius, Harmony Literider in NV
    DD2 - 11yo 52" 62lbs Harmony Literider in NV or TBB in Prius
    DD3 - 5yo 42" 37lbs harnessed in Foonf or Orbit Baby Toddler in Prius
    DD4-3yrs 37" 28lbs ERF in Foonf
    DD5-3yrs 37" 28lbs ERF in Foonf

    All in Nissan NV Passenger

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