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    Default Maxi Cosi Mico help

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    I just bought a Maxi Cosi Mico capsule secondhand and it didn't come with instructions, so I have downloaded what I think is the USA manual.
    In the pictures it has what they call a harness retainer which looks like a clip-together strap that holds the two chest straps together on the baby's chest.
    Are these on the Australian version? Just wondering if I need to buy a replacement one.

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    Did you buy the Aust seat? There is 3 different versions of this seat.

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    That clip thing is only on american seats, so if you bought a seat with Australian standards sticker on it, it doesn't come with that and is not required here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hunbun View Post
    That clip thing is only on american seats, so if you bought a seat with Australian standards sticker on it, it doesn't come with that and is not required here.
    Aha, thanks for that! Yes it's an Australian seat. I thought the strap actually looks like a good idea though.

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    I think so too, I have actually thought about getting one, just for a little extra safety

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    FYI apparently the Aus seats don't have chest straps because they increase the risk of carotid artery damage. Good to know.

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    Really? Do you know why? It seems like the clip would be a lot lower than the artery, or am I completely missing something?

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    Chest clips go over the chest, hence the name. They arent going to go any where near the artery if fitted over the chest.

    Houdini Stop does the same job & not needed on a little babe.


 

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