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    Car Seat Harness Too Tight?

    Hi everyone,
    I strap my child (6months) in the car seat and I ensure that she passes the pinch test however I am afraid the car seat straps are too tight on her. We originally were using Chicco Key Fit 30 and the straps would leave marks and dig into her neck (even with the strap protectors on), we adjusted the strap harness to make sure it was in the correct spot but this continued to happen.

    We just bought the Britax Marathon Dual Comfort and today when we went out she was SCREAMING and was difficult to calm down even after taking her out of the car seat. I performed the pinch test because obviously it is important for me for her to be strapped in safely but when I took her out she did have marks (indentations) where the straps lay. This makes me so anxious because I don't know how to know if it's too tight and I definitely don't want it to be too loose either so I feel like I can't win! Any help would be appreciated.

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