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Car Seat Tip Tuesday - Seat Height Markers

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Car Seat Tip Tuesday - Seat Height Markers
Let’s talk about Convertible Boosters!

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Car Seat Tip Tuesday - The Gated Buckle

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Car Seat Tip Tuesday - The Gated Buckle

Sometimes to get the best fit with your car seat you need a Gated Buckle. The gated buckle locks the load bearing lap part of the seatbelt to the sash nice and tight so you don’t get the wobbles or “loosening creep”, especially in European cars. To fit the buckle measure your seatbelt for fit by plugging it in through seat and pulling tight. Mark the position for the buckle, undo the seatbelt, fit the buckle with the belt fabric going over the middle hump and then jump the seatbelt into the buckle again. Not sure how? swing by and...

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Car Seat Tip Tuesday - Fitting Into a Middle Seat

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Car Seat Tip Tuesday - Fitting Into a Middle Seat

Not all car middle seats are the same. Just because there’s a seatbelt there, doesn’t mean you can get a good safe fit for a restraint, or that 3 seats may not fit across. Check the width and hump of the middle seat and the total USABLE width of the row to make sure you can future proof your vehicle purchase. The @babythingszetland team are happy to answer questions about different vehicles. Remember that restraints all have different widths too.

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Car Seat Tip Tuesday - Kids that Escape from Car Seats

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Car Seat Tip Tuesday - Kids that Escape from Car Seats

Does your little beast get an arm or two out of their restraint whilst on the move? Check all bulky jackets are off, straps are sitting above top of shoulders and are tight enough that you CANNOT pinch them vertically. Not sure? Come in for a free check.

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Bulky Jackets and Car Seats Can Be Dangerous

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Bulky Jackets and Car Seats Can Be Dangerous

It’s cold out there but don’t be tempted to leave bulky jackets on kids in car seats. Harnesses cannot tighten properly and in an impact the air in jackets compresses and little ones are suddenly in loose straps. Not good.

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