Car seat advice (UK)

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  1. mrsmummy2

    mrsmummy2 Mum of 2 - pregnant with baby #3

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    Anyone on here have 3 kids with a normal 5 seater family car?
    I have a Hyundai i20. A new car isnt an option. I've looked into the multimac, but unsure whether the cost is worth it or if there's another cheaper solution.
    When baby is born ill have a baby, a 5 year old and a 7.5 year old .. all of which will need car seats obviously.
    I know ill be able to fit the baby seat with isofix and a seat for my 5 year old, but at the moment its seeming like I'm gonna have to have her just in the middle with a normal seat belt.

    I've looked on the uk.gov website and it says thats legal, but I'm not really happy with it for longer journeys.
    Anyone in/have been in the same position? Any advice on what car seats to buy?
     
  2. Babybump87

    Babybump87 Expecting Baby No3 !

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    In the same position as you !

    When baby is born I will have a 3 year old. Who we are switching to a high back five point harness’s booster seat. A 6 year old who is currently in a high back booster seat ! And baby will be in maxi cosi cabrio fix !

    We have a Ford Zetec five door ! The back seems very small for 3 car seats and I still have no idea were everyone is going to sit .

    Like you I wouldn’t be happy with he kids not being in car seats either ! We are hopefully getting a new car next year but like you just not an option right now!

    I’m going to try DD1 in the middle seat in her high back booster seat because I can trust her not to mess ! Then baby’s seat behind the front passenger seat and DD2s seat behind the drivers seat !

    I’m hoping once DD2s Britex Excipse car seat is removed and replaced with the high back booster seat there will be more room as it’s thinner !
     
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  3. mrsmummy2

    mrsmummy2 Mum of 2 - pregnant with baby #3

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    Im hoping mothercare will be able to give me some advice. I plan on taking the baby seat in the car and trying out seats to see what will fit.. fingers crossed something will be sorted!!
     
  4. Babybump87

    Babybump87 Expecting Baby No3 !

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    At least our kids are old enough for high back booster seats which seem to be less bulky at the base !

    I’m sure we wil both figure something it it’s just a headache working it out !
     
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