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    Default Another car seat question.

    I know these questions get asked a lot, but I did a search and was hoping for some more current information. I want to upgrade from the steelcraft travel capsule that we borrowed from a friend and buy a convertible seat (DD is only 7 months, and I'd like to try and keep her rear facing for a little longer). Originally I wanted a Meridian SICT, but after seeing them, I think I'd like a smaller seat. Does anyone know how the Safe n Sound Compaqs compare? What other seat would you recommend? Sorry for the lack of formatting in this post, for some reason my enter button isn't doing anything...

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    The Infasecure Kompressor Caprice is fantastic, compact and comes in pretty colours! It also has highest rear facing markers (after the SICT).

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    I have a safe and sound compaq and just upgraded dd 15 months to a sns maxi rider ahr easy adjust as the compaq is 4 star rear facing but only 2 star forward facing. The maxi rider easy adjust is 4 stars forward facing and last til 8 yo.
    I did love the compaq when rear facing but wanted the extra safety in forward facing which your bub is old enough to go in the maxi rider the are from 6 months up and are a slim seat

    I will be using the compaq rear facing for new bub due in May and then will upgrade them To maxi rider also when they forward face.

    As bub is 7 months old already you may be better off going for something like the maxi rider as will only be 3/5 months before bub turns around to forward face and I couldn't find a rear facing convertible that had high crep results forward facing besides the meridian which I think was ?3 stars so still the convertible boosters has higher
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    Sorry for the long post just read up on it all not long ago! 😊 hope this helps somewhat!

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    I know lots of children that forward face till past 18 months in the infa secure Kompressor/neon or the new meridian sict. It is 5x safer to rear face and although it is legal to turn at 6 months it is recommended to rf for as long as possible. I would try one of the infa seats, they take up less room length ways than a unity capsule. If you would like a link to a great FB group pm me.

    *edited because I had a typo.
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    If you do decide to go with a 6m to 8y seat make sure you try bubby in it. My 16 month old is too small to use one as he doesn't reach the minimum height marker.

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    Quote Originally Posted by amyd View Post
    I know lots of children that forward face till past 18 months in the infa secure Kompressor/neon or the new meridian sict. It is 5x safer to forward face and although it is legal to turn at 6 months it is recommended to rf for as long as possible. I would try one of the infa seats, they take up less room length ways than a unity capsule. If you would like a link to a great FB group pm me.
    I'm guessing you mean safer to rear face? Yes I'd prefer to rear face for longer, and originally wanted the new Meridian sict but it's just so large!

    I'll look into the infa seats. Thanks :thumbup:

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    Quote Originally Posted by Disbride View Post
    I'm guessing you mean safer to rear face? Yes I'd prefer to rear face for longer, and originally wanted the new Meridian sict but it's just so large!

    I'll look into the infa seats. Thanks :thumbup:

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    Whoops. Best go back and edit that. The rear face markers on the meridian are 1-2cm higher than the infa seats. But the infa seats are heaps cheaper.


 

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