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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 Seats Group 1 & 2 – Forward Facing […]

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The LATCH System

​LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) is known as ISOFIX in Europe and LUAS (Lower Universal Anchorage System) in Canada.  LATCH is a way to secure a child car seat to the vehicle using straps or bars from the child car seat that connect to special metal anchors in the vehicle. Child car seats may […]

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