Category: Guides

Extended Rear Facing – What’s all the fuss about?

Extended Rear Facing – What’s all the fuss about?

Every parent wants their child to be as safely secured as possible when travelling in their vehicle. In addition, the use of child car seats is a legal requirement in most countries. However, as we’ve pointed out before, there is a difference in many US States between what the law requires and recommended best practice. This is particularly the case […]

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LATCH Weight Limits – What Every Parent Should Know

LATCH Weight Limits – What Every Parent Should Know

The LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) System is a common feature you will find in modern child car seats used to secure the seat to the vehicle. These are a really popular feature with parents as an alternative to using the vehicle’s seat belt to secure the seat. However, parents may not be aware of the important LATCH weight limits that […]

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Car Seat Safety – 8 tips every parent should know

Car Seat Safety – 8 tips every parent should know

Car Seat SafetyWhen you have a child, you’re suddenly thrust into a new world. There are so many new things that you have to worry about, and one of the first things is car seat safety. You have to have a car seat from the minute you bring your baby home from the hospital, so it is quite an important […]

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AAP Car Seat Guidelines – 4 tips every parent should know

AAP Car Seat Guidelines – 4 tips every parent should know

AAP Car Seat Guidelines The truth is that riding in the car poses a risk to everyone in it, especially if there’s an accident. This is also true for children, so it’s important that there are strict guidelines in place to keep them safe. Organizations like the AAP, or American Academy of Pediatrics, know what will keep a child protected, […]

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Travelling With Kids – Practical Tips for Parents

Travelling With Kids – Practical Tips for Parents

Most parents travelling with kids will tell you that it is not easy and can be quite stressful thanks to the unpredictable nature of children. Everyone wants to travel light and have a peaceful journey, then enjoy what their destination has to offer, and finally peacefully head back home satisfied. Having children in tow during your travel will require adequate […]

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Car Seat Stroller Combo Guide

Car Seat Stroller Combo Guide

New or soon-to-be parents that are looking for efficient travel solutions for their infants often look to a Car Seat Stroller Combo (aka travel system) as an all in one convenient solution. It’s likely that if you’re looking for an infant car seat then you will also be in the market for a reliable stroller at the same time. Both […]

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Car Seat Protectors Guide

Car Seat Protectors Guide

Child car seats have the potential to ruin your car’s upholstery, leaving indents, scratches, creases or even tears underneath and behind where the seat is installed. You can remedy this by using car seat protectors, which are mats you place on your car seat with the baby seat positioned on top. They aim to eliminate the wear and tear that […]

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Baby Car Seat Covers Guide

Baby Car Seat Covers Guide

Like the great parent that you are, you’ve baby-proofed both your home and your car, and given yourself the peace of mind of knowing that your little one is safe at all times. To really go the extra distance in your quest for safety, consider purchasing a baby car seat cover.There are a lot of these products on the market, […]

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Car Seat Ratings Explained

There are many organisations that conduct tests and provide reviews and car seat ratings, but there are only a few that can be considered credible, trustworthy sources that you can rely on. When it comes to choosing a car safety seat for your child you want to be certain of the validity and quality of the information that you are basing […]

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Car Seat Types Explained

Car Seat Types Explained

This article give a run-down of the different child car seat types on the market that are designed in relation to the progressive growth stages of children. The United Nations standard ECE R44/04 (used in Europe) categorizes these into 4 groups: 0-3: Group 0 – Rear Facing Car SeatsGroup 1 & 2 – Forward Facing Car SeatsGroup 3 – Booster Seats […]

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