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When to move to Group 2?

(7 Posts)
codandchipstwice Wed 15-Jun-11 09:34:54

DS2 is now taller than his group 1 - in that his head sticks out the top, but is only 15kg. Should I change him on length or does it not work like that with Group 1s?


Eglu Wed 15-Jun-11 09:36:42

It does depend on his age really. If you think he is too young then you need to keep him in the 5 point harness for longer. I think Group 1 is classed as safe if they still have their ears within the height of the seat. But I'm not 100% on that.

sazm Wed 15-Jun-11 13:00:18

if the top of his ears are over the back of his group 1 seat then he is too tall for it,and should be moved up.
we had this issue with my dd when she was only 18m,we moved her to a britax evolva 1-2-3 as she was only just 15kg,and its safer to keep them in a harness til 18kg smile

codandchipstwice Wed 15-Jun-11 13:03:36

That's the thing, we've got 2 evolvas already for the other 2 but other DS is 6 now and 1m25 so sure I could move him into a cheaper high back booster and put the harness back on his evolva for ds2


sazm Wed 15-Jun-11 22:52:30

yep,thats what i would do,
we have 2 britax hi-liner/adventure seats (on offer in halfords) and are very happy with them,have very good support and they are only about £30 smile

codandchipstwice Thu 16-Jun-11 08:39:17

Thanks fro that - DH has a voucher he can use in Halfords so will get him shopping this weekend

Thanks all


sazm Fri 17-Jun-11 00:38:57

ah thats really handy then lol, happy shopping smile

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