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britax first class si car seat: don't want to use it forward facing for my 7.5m old yet but he is looking...

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yousaidit Sat 20-Jun-09 15:39:57

... a bit 'squeezed in' and uncomfortable with the insert: i can't find the answer to this question anywhere, but, he's 8.8kg and hold his head up by himself, so can i remove the insert while the car seat is rear facing or should that always be used until the car seat is turned round?

any help gratefully appreciated as can't find info on britax

FabBakerGirlIsBack Sat 20-Jun-09 15:42:44

By insert do you mean the pad?

If so, yes remove it. Your DS is much better rear facing for quite a bit yet.

LIZS Sat 20-Jun-09 15:43:19

According to this you need only use the insert until 5.5kg.

yousaidit Sat 20-Jun-09 20:06:44

thank you so much you two!

like a dimwit i have been keeping the foam wedge and covering bit in for my poor little tonka truck of a baby boy who is looking less impressed with it each day!! grin

thanks again ladies!

usernametaken Sat 20-Jun-09 20:21:23

DD was fine until 2yr rear facing in the same seat...the insert isn't needed past 5.5kg.

FabBakerGirlIsBack Sat 20-Jun-09 21:13:54

you are not a dimwit grin

you can[t know everything when you have a baby. pushing them out doesn't programme your brain with all the info you will need for the next 18 years. unfortunately.

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