I rang them, they can't come & get me.
Im in Qld, ds legally doesnt have to be in a child restraint in a taxi here. No way known to man am I holding my 6 month old on my lap for a 30 minute cab ride! And if by some miracle I get a cab with a child seat to get there, no guarantee ill get one with a child seat to come home - so then im stuck there with a baby who wont sleep out (who will definitely be overtired by then) for god knows how long until dh or someone with a child seat can come & get us. Not worth the stress.
Last edited by heartstringz; 14-01-2015 at 10:38.
Can you?? I got told you just had to wait for one with a car seat to be free, however long that took.
See if you can book one - at least for the trip there.
If you can't be sure how long you'll be ask the driver if they can come back and get you. Some do here. I've had several do that both here and in the city. Or they've given me their mobile number to call them directly. And not in a dodgy sleazy way!
Lincolns mummy (14-01-2015)
I dont know how to manage the wait though. Ds can only stay awake for 90 minutes. The appointment goes for 90 minutes. Its a half hour drive each way on top of that. Ds does not sleep out of the house, unless he's completely exhausted & that involves hysterical screaming until he vomits first. How am I meant to manage that in the middle of the street waiting, or in the back of a cab?
Please take him with you and go. He might just have to scream. I know it makes you anxious when he screams and I get it, but you need to go to this appointment.
Can you get a private car company? Sometimes they have car seats and they are a comparable price.
Going next week instead, managed to reschedule. Now I just have to figure out who to leave ds with.....
There's a baby Indian Myna bird outside the window of my office and it will NOT.SHUT.UP
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