Baby seats ( fitting inyour car with correct seat belt
I have purchased a baby seat for my car but I cannot fit it because my car has not got a lap seat belt. I have been into mothercare today to ask there advice to find it will be impossible to fit any car seat in my car. Would i be able to have one of these lap seat belts fitted?
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Stores had recalled a Remi 2 Travel Basic Car Seat as a precautionary measure.There is a risk that the car seat may not provide the required restraint if the seat straps can be removed and then rethreaded. However this seat should strap in with the lap strap.
I assume you are referring to the Matrix Pro Car Seat that lays flat? You can fit this in two different ways. To fit it sitting upright, make sure it is in the most upright position and facing the back of the car. Pass the lap belt underneath the car seat itself, through the blue catches, then plug it in. The long part of the seat belt goes around the back of the car seat through the blue catch nearest you. Pull it all really tight and it should be more secure. To fit the car seat laying flat, this depends on your car. It needs to use two 3 point seat belts. 2 point seat belts don't work. Plug in both seat belts, and pull the lap belt part through the silver catch on both side. Pull as tight as you can. To make car seat fitting more secure, try placing a slip mat like the Sunshine Kids Grip It or Super Mat underneath to hold it in place. These are all crash tested and safe.
To fit the Jane Capazo Carrycot succesfully, this depends on your car. It needs to use two 3 point seat belts. 2 point seat belts don't work. Plug in both seat belts, and pull the lap belt part through the red catch on both side. Pull as tight as you can. To make car seat fitting more secure, try placing a slip mat like the Sunshine Kids Grip It or Super Mat underneath to hold it in place. These are all crash tested and safe.
yeah i had a cabrio and just fitted it in car with the seat belt the part of the seat belt that would go around your waist goes over the front of the carseat and over were the baby would be sitting there is clips at either side just below the carryhandle put the seat belt through them then put the part of the seat belt that would go around your neck round the back there should be another clip in the middle of the back above the storage part if you put the seat belt throgh it then clip the buckle in and pull tight the car seat should be secure hope i explained it easy to follow.
Although I do not know this seat, if it is a UK model you should have blue stickers located where the belt will go. Typically the European seats do fit as you suggest, lap belt over the childs legs (pull firm at that point) then the should belt over and behind babys head (pull firm again at that point). Bear in mind that the seat does not have to be rock solid, but the weight of baby will make this feel more secure and remember that if there should be any kind of impact, the seat belt is designed to lock off, hence how this works.