So, I have exhausted my online search and really need some advice. I have a nearly 7 yo dd, a 2 yo dd and ds is on the way (due in April).
I recently upgraded dd2's seat to an infasecure comfi capri? (6m - 8yr) because she had outgrown her last one and I wanted something slim line to fit in the back. Btw - it is great I love it!
My dd1 (7yo) is technically old enough to be in a normal seat belt, so yesterday we did a test run to see how it would fit. She sat in the middle seat in the back (noting I will have to put a capsule in and out so she will have to be in the front () or in the middle in the back... to make putting the capsule in and out easier? I have a Toyota Rav4 and the middle seat belt comes from the roof of the car over the seat. We quickly realised that it is NOT going to work. The seatbelt is far too high on her neck (not safe) and not comfortable at all. So....
I have a dilemna. I can't seem to find a car seat that has an inbuilt harness that is tall enough to accommodate dd1 (just tested out dd2's seat for her as well given it is for up to 8yo) I really want her to have an inbuilt harness that can be done up like the baby's (ie: between the legs) because trying to find the seat belt between 3 car seats is a nightmare (bad enough now without a capsule in the way!)
I am buying the Baby Jogger City select package with the Maxi Cosi infant carrier to start with, then once ds outgrows the capsule he will be in an infasecure slim line seat too (and can go anywhere in the back)... I am hoping it will fit!
1. are there any slim line car seats that I could use with dd1 that have an inbuilt harness? Or should I persist with her booster (clipping in an out)
2. should I just reconfigure the car seats to fit everyone in their seats even though it is a pita every time we get in and out, (ie: lifting capsule over 2 seats etc) and/or
3. how would you configure the back seat? Ie:
ds1 then dd2, then dd1 (dd1 is on the left of the car to avoid accidentally un clipping other seat belts as the other clips are on the right) OR
dd2, then ds1, then dd1 OR something else?
Please help and thanks for reading!! )