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    What can I do to keep my sons head from leaning forward in his trailer?

    I tried making sure the harness belts were tight enough but that helped a bit for his body but not that well, so I worry about him when he is asleep and I am on my way home. For those with trailers that have a recline seat do you still have that problem? I am thinking of purchasing a single trailer but have only been looking for ones with recline seats and only two exist, and if that wont help I will just buy another trailer that I have been eyeing.

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    How old is the child? Most trailer manufacturers, and the CPSC, recommend the child be 18 months old before using a trailer.
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    Two.

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    My 5 and 7 year old sons still do that if they fall asleep in the car. Unless it is cutting off his breathing, I wouldn't stress about it too much. They would do the same thing in the trailer as well.

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    I currently have a double trailer and his head does that, but I was trying to figure out if a trailer with a reclining seat or a slight recline be better.

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    Yes, we do call it "nodding off," don't we? My point being that it is a position the human body is perfectly suited to being in. We tend to look at it, as less flexible and resilient adults, as rather more uncomfortable, but I doubt the kid finds it that way.

    As a parent though, you want your child to be as comfortable as possible; you could try one of those "neck pillows" popular with travelers. You know the ones that curve around the neck to keep the head from lolling around.
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