The new Infant SafeSeat is one of the only Infant Carriers on the Market that will accommodate a child rear-facing up to 30 lbs. and 32 inches tall. Thus fitting 97% of one year olds which is very important as children must remain in a rear-facing car seat until they reach One Year AND at least 20 lbs. The convenient stay in car base features an innovative belt lock-off which tightly secures the vehicle seatbelt for easy installation. One-hand dial adjustment on the base will also help ensure that you have the proper angle for installation. The Patent Pending, 5-point harness buckle features a front adjust which make buckling & unbuckling more pleasant for both parent & child. This lightweight carrier is also equipped with an ergonomic handle to provide premium cushioning and comfort. In addition to the standard features of our Infant SafeSeat this model is also outfitted with a 180 degree rotating canopy, and a removable infant head support to cradle your baby's head and neck. With all of these great features the new Step 1 Infant SafeSeat will serve you and your baby well from the time you bring your little one home from the hospital till the day he or she reaches 30 lbs and is ready to move on to the Toddler SafeSeat.