As your bump grows, it is time to start thinking about a baby car seat. As part of your baby shopping list, your baby car seat is the most important to get right. We have bundled all the information you need, to be able to choose your baby car seat.
For outmost convenience, check out Coral 360. First-of-its-kind, this rotating baby car seat can be used from birth up to 12 months and includes a detachable lightweight carrier with ergonomic inlay.
For added flexibility, a convertible baby/toddler car seat could be the right option for you. This car seat can be used up to approx. 4 years and can switch from rear- to forward-facing travel once your little one turns 9 months old. See our Mica, or new Pearl 360 for instance.
The current law on car seat legislation (R44) insists your baby on facing the rear for at least 9 months, whereas the latest safety regulation i-Size (R129) recommends rearward-facing travel until at least 15 months. Experts even advise 4 years, because your baby’s neck will be better protected in case of a crash.
You options for your first baby car seat:
Your baby can travel rearward-facing in the convertible baby/toddler car seat for the entire period of 4 years.
Besides all of these options, there are also different options on how to install your car seat into your car. Install your baby car seat, using an ISOFIX base, for easy Click & Go installation. Or choose to use your car’s seat belt instead, in case your car does not have ISOFIX anchorage points. Find out more about ISOFIX and seat belt installation to understand what’s the best solution for you.
There are many things to consider when it comes to choosing a car seat. Already found a product that fits your needs? Or simply still in doubt? Use our Maxi-Cosi car seat tool to discover which model best fits your soon-to-be-bigger family.