A car seat is a must-have for a little traveler. Judge for yourself: ordinary car belts are not designed for babies and are not able to protect them at the time of the accident.
Other advantages of the chair include the fact that a small child can play, relax, and his back will be reliably supported by the orthopedic seat back.
According to the European standard of safety ECE R44 (amendments of series 03 and 04) and the national standard of the Russian Federation GOST R 41.44-2005 (UNECE Regulation No. 44), child restraints are divided into five weight groups corresponding to the child’s weight.
“0” – for babies weighing up to 9 kg. The chair is installed in the front or back seat of the car against the motion.
This avoids the load on the spine at the time of sudden braking.
“0+” – for small passengers up to 13 kg (or up to 1, 5 years). The car seat is installed against the motion. Chairs of this group are often used as a “carry” or “cradle.”
It is convenient to put the baby in it still at home and so bring it to the car.
“0–1” – for babies up to 18 kg (or 4 years). These car seats are installed only in the back seat of the car.
If your child is less than two years old, the chair should be set against the movement, if it is more, along the way.
“1” – for children from 9 to 18 kg. Installed in the front or rear seat, against or in the direction of travel (depending on the age of the passenger).
“1-2” – for children from 9 to 25 kg (or 5-7 years). Mounted in the front or rear seat in the direction of travel.
“1-2–3” is a universal group of car seats-transformers for passengers from 1 to 12 years. The back of the chair can be removed, leaving only the seat.
In this case, you need car seat belts.
“2-3” – for children from 15 to 36 kg (or 12 years). The child is fastened using ordinary car seat belts.
When choosing a car seat model, pay attention to its compatibility with the brand of your car. There are two options for fixing the seats: the IsoFix system (in this case, special loops are fastened to the metal case of the car, and the seat belts are fastened to them). The second option is considered less reliable, but more simple to use.
It can also be considered as an addition to mounting IsoFix or to fix chairs intended for children over 3 years old.
The fastening belt itself must be five-point and adjusted to the height of the baby. It is especially important to consider this when choosing seats for the little ones.
These belts will help save the child from spinal and abdominal injuries. In addition, some companies produce special soft head restraints for enhanced protection of the child’s head from side impact.
For babies who like to sleep during a trip, car seats are provided, the inclination of which is adjusted from the sitting position to the lying position. Some models of car seats even have built-in headphones.
In addition, almost all seats in the “0” group have comfortable carrying handles.
- The first “fitting” of the design to your car should be done by the seller-consultant, the second – by you personally under his leadership, and all further actions with the chair should be done first, referring to the instructions.
- Regardless of the duration of the trip, the baby in the chair should always be fastened.
- Do not leave the baby in the car seat unattended.
- Do not install the seat, do not plant or take out the child while the vehicle is moving.
- Put the baby in the chair correctly: the lower part of the belt should pass under the tummy, and the upper part should not rise to the neck. Between the belt and the chest of the child should be left free space the size of two fingers.
- If the chair has been in an accident, it must be replaced!
Car Seat Maxi-Cosi Pearl, Maxi-Cosid
Group “1” (from 9 to 18 kg). Own side impact protection protects your baby from injury in case of an accident. The headrest is equipped with a soft orthopedic tab.
The height of the head restraint can be fixed in 7 positions. The upholstery is made of hypoallergenic fabrics and is easily washed by hand or in a washing machine in a gentle manner.
Changes in five child-friendly positions are quick and easy – from sitting down and vice versa. The height of the head restraint and seat belts is also adjustable at the front. It is used only with the FamilyFix (IsoFix) base.
The car seat of Maxi-Cosi Pearl conforms to the European standard of safety of ECE R44 / 04.
14 990 rub. (armchair), FamilyFix base – 12 990 rubles., Kangaroo salons network
Car seat SAFEFIX plus TT, RÖmer
Group “1” (from 9 to 18 kg). The optional TopTehter strap fixes the car seat even better and in combination with the IsoFix attachment system completely prevents tipping. Five-point safety belt.
Easily adjustable headrest and inner seat belts. Optimum side impact protection due to deep, soft sidewalls.
Special shoulder pads on the inner belts of the car seat. Convenient locking seat belts.
26 000 rub., Www.roemer.ru; www.club.roemer.ru
Car seat I-Max SP IsoFix, Nania
Group “1-2-3” (from 9 to 36 kg). The plastic base improves the safety of the car seat.
Wide seat. 5-point safety belt with height adjustment (has three positions). The backrest includes a headrest that is adjustable in height.
It has a built-in retainer that allows the seat belt to be in the proper position on the child’s shoulder. Has an additional liner, soft shoulder pads for belts.
It is supplied with a sound signal for unfastening. The car is attached using the IsoFix system.
Possible to mount in the car 3-point seat belt. It has a certificate of conformity ECE 44/03.
From 5370 rub., Chain of stores “Karapuz”
Car Seat Be One SP, Ferrari
Group “0+” (from 0 to 13 kg). Durable anatomically shaped polypropylene frame. Absorbing the impact force of the layer of polystyrene.
5-point seat belts with 3 levels of height adjustment and soft shoulder pads. Superior liner and baby carry handle. The car seat can be located inside the car, facing back in the back seat and in the front seat only if there is no airbag there.
Removable tehnotkani upholstery cover.
From 4860 rub., Detsky Mir store chain
Car seat Nautilus from Graco
Group “1-2-3” for children weighing from 9 to 36 kg. Your child grows – it means the car seat Nautilus for you!
From one to four years old, the baby is held in a chair with the help of five-point seat belts; further used regular car belts. Depending on the height of the child, the headrest and the armrests easily change height. For older children, the back of the chair is removed and the chair turns into a booster.
Nuatilus chair is a great transformer, which is suitable for any car brand!
From 8200 rub., Detsky Mir, Ship, Children, Daughters and Son stores
Sunshine kids car seat, Monterey
Group “2-3” (from 15 to 36 kg). The chair is fixed by the LATCH system (American analogue of IsoFix). Adjustable width of the back (from 35 to 51 cm) with a special handle in the back of the chair.
Adjustable headrest height (12 positions). Built-in coasters. 3 provisions for a comfortable stay.
Weight: 7 kg. Conforms to the European standard of safety ECE R44 / 04.