Many people lashed out her because they thought Saint would be more safe in a backward-facing vehicle seat.
Now, Kim has finally defended the photo on her website where she explained she didn't actually breaking any law: "So I took a photo of Saint and he was sitting forward and so they say for his age, he should be rear-facing".
"I love her experiencing my life and what goes on, but I also love her having such a childhood life", the star said. The CHP states that if this is the case then "the child must be secured in a manner that complies with the height and weight limits specified by the manufacturer of the auto seat".
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"Don't feel in a rush to turn your child's vehicle seat forward-facing too soon".
Followers flooded Kim's post with warnings that the tot should be in a rear-facing auto seat considering his age, with posts including, "Needs to be rear facing".
Apparently, Saint is the proper height and weight requirements for the seat, despite his age.
However, the law also mandates that rear-facing auto seats are not applicable to children with a height of 40 inches or more, or a weight of over 40 pounds.
'No matter what, I always learn so much from them, ' she says, adding that she's lucky to be able to spend so much time with her kids.