Suitable from birth, the mothercare car seat is used in the rear facing position from birth to 10kg/20lbs, then it must be used forward facing to 18kg (forward facing suitable from 9 - 18 kg approx 9 months - 4 Years). With three seat recline positions, and a 5-point harness which has individual harness tensions for added safety, you'll find the mothercare car seat has everything you need to keep your little one safe and protected in the car. The seat has deep wide wings with side impact protection, as well as a body support cushion for younger children which removes as your child grows, and a head cushion, chest and buckle pads for comfort. For snooze times, the seat reclines on its own axis and has built in locking clips to maintain the tension of the belt. The comfortable padded cover on the mothercare car seat is removable and washable for your convenience. Simply unhook the cover from around the outside of the car seat shell.