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    Default My 2y/o gets his arms free in his car seat

    My little Houdini of a boy keeps escaping from his car seat while I am driving. He can't actually climb out of the seat but he can get his arms free so he can reach the window and the door handle (thank God for child locks!). I have purchased one of those add-ons to the car seat belt but he has worked out how to get out of that as well. Getting very frustrated because a 25min car trip now turns into a 65min car trip constantly pulling over. HELP!

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    Subscribing!! I having the exact same prob with my 2yo dd. no matter how tight the straps are she manages to get her arms out... I have tried everything!!

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    same here..my 21 month old did it 3 times yesterday.........it freaks me out as we are driving on motorways , speed limits like 110km/ hr etc etc so hard to stop and pull over and not to mention dangerous........

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    You need a Houdini Stop! Brilliant little devices that stop little darlings escaping. Brilliant, inexpensive treasures they are! Google them for a stockist near you!

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    ^^ friends have used Houdini stop & found them really good.

    Jasper started doing it but because I don't have my license & we never went anywhere without the 3 of us I road in the back with him until he stopped doing it! He still can because sometimes when we arrive somewhere he'll slip his arms out AFTER the car has stopped, but he's 3 & knows he gets in big trouble for slipping his arms out.

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    You need a Houdini Stop! Brilliant little devices that stop little darlings escaping. Brilliant, inexpensive treasures they are! Google them for a stockist near you!

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    Safe-n-Sound Protecta Child Safety Harness or something like that. I think target or Big W sell a different one that is longer one similar and its velcro instead of the clip so it doesnt catch on your childs skin.

    There are plenty around I suggest going to department stores, toys r us or Baby specialty stores to compare variety and price, to best suit what you are looking for.

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    Well my one went a step further, not only did she get her arms free but she managed to open the door while driving (on the hire car, which obviously has no child lock)

    I just had visions of my child falling out unto the road while driving 80 km's an hour.

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    We Houdini stops, best thing EVER!


 

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