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  1. #11
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    Quote Originally Posted by MarkandSandy View Post
    We need to move him into something as we have a little one that needs to come out of a capsule into a carseat. I didn't really want to buy another carseat so I thought a booster seat but I'm really not sure.

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    He's only 2, soooo I'd be getting another car seat. Definately definately not a booster.
    Maybe have a read about current laws and recommendations.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Californication View Post
    They suddenly look like big kids when in it don't you think? We didnt really need to do anything until March, but got it early as I got a fantastic price

    He loves it! And I love the cup holders as no more dropping his drink and having to stop to find it!!
    Oh yes! All of a sudden she looks like a really big girl! And the cup holders ROCK!!

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    Thanks so much for the idea of the convertible booster seats. I have just had a quick look at a couple and I think I might get him one of those, thanks again to the ladies that suggested them. :-)

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrsdj1234 View Post
    This is simply untrue. The law actually goes by weight and height, as the child seats with built in harnesses only (not the convertible boosters, the birth to 4yrs ones or the 6 months to 4yrs ones) are only rated to 18kgs, and it is simply unsafe to have them using seats that aren't rated to their weight and height.
    The age limits are meant to make it easier for ppl to pick a seat without having to know their weight or height.

    OP as others have said, you are best off getting a convertible booster, with the in built 5 point harness. There are heaps on the market, so shop around for one that will meet your needs.

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    Most new car seat which are hitting the market are now only height based not weight based, soon all new car seats will be like that. After all old stock is sold. If the child still fits in the inbuilt harness (going by the markers on the side) even if the child is 40kg (just a weight I picked to use) you can still use the inbuilt harness. You can see here what most height markers look like http://www.bubs.com.au/userfiles/images/23378-3.JPG

    Op make sure you take your child with you when you when you go shopping for a new car seat.


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