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reclining car seat 10ks plus - any recommendations?

(18 Posts)
suzywong Tue 06-Jan-04 22:01:42

or can anyone point ne to a thread that has covered this?
also looking for a comfy booster seat for 3yr old

will be ebaying it so older models not a problem

TIA

popsycal Tue 06-Jan-04 22:05:52

britax.....cant remember what type though
be careful with second hand car seats however

auntymabel Tue 06-Jan-04 22:06:56

We've got a Britax Renaissance. Quite expensive but ds seems to like it.

suzywong Tue 06-Jan-04 22:06:58

good point - is that incase they have been in a prang?

popsycal Tue 06-Jan-04 22:07:52

we have the one aunty mabel has too....got £50 off though!
halfords do good deals in britax ones...there are afew 'lesser' models - my mum has one for our ds.....look up britax

popsycal Tue 06-Jan-04 22:11:35

oh my god \link{http://store.yahoo.com/barebabies-store/brporolacars.html\this{ one is called popsicle!!!

popsycal Tue 06-Jan-04 22:11:58

oh my god this one is called popsicle!!!

suzywong Tue 06-Jan-04 22:19:10

my goodnes Popsy you are thorough!

DH is pointing out (kicking up a fuss) that DS2, although hefty, is only 4 months old and not sitting by himself yet and therefore we need to take that in to consideration.

Now what do you say?

StressyHead Tue 06-Jan-04 22:26:01

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suzywong Tue 06-Jan-04 22:58:55

anyone else?

emkaren Tue 06-Jan-04 23:02:07

You should keep your ds rear-facing for as long as possible - there have been threads about this before, type in -rear-facing in the search area. I think in America it's even illegal to have a child forward-facing before they're 12 months old. And I wouldn't have a second-hand car seat unless I could trust the people I got it from, as a seat isn't safe anymore if it's been in a crash.
Apart from that I can tell you that we have the Britax Eclipse and are very happy with it!

suzywong Tue 06-Jan-04 23:10:53

thanks!

CountessDracula Tue 06-Jan-04 23:13:48

Maxi cosi priori here too - fab and really easy to put in/out

Marina Wed 07-Jan-04 09:54:08

Britax Renaissance fan here. Reclines really well and even I can get the seatcover off for washing. Plus it has a clip-on tray for older users to crayon, eat crisps and vomit on to if necessary. Otherwise we'd have chosen the Maxi-Cosi, I think it's also a very good seat.

LIZS Wed 07-Jan-04 09:57:47

We've got Maxi Cosi Rodi booster with back for our ds (now 5). The headrest adjusts as they grow and you can remove the back so it is just a booster cushion later. For 15kg +

Hulababy Wed 07-Jan-04 11:50:35

We have the Britax Duo (ISOFIX model) and that reclines but, have to say, not that much. It is very good though and so so secure.

nicm Thu 08-Jan-04 11:45:59

Hi

You could try the britax first class if your baby is only 4 months. it is a car seat suitable from birth to approx 4 years and it can be either rear or forward facing. have no experience of this but am considering it for a baby i mind. it is on the mothercare website at £100 instead of £120. Hope this helps.

ninjinglebells Thu 08-Jan-04 11:50:23

I've got the bebe confort which came out well in safety tests as did the maxi cosi and one of the britax. Kiddicare.com usually have the cheapest new ones so it's worth a look

I really must change this christmas name!

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