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by Stephanie Spencer |
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When you become a parent you're faced with a lot of new things to think about, one of those things being car seat safety - it can be an overwhelming topic to digest. From installing the car seat properly, checking it fits your child, and even which direction your little one should be facing, there's so much to learn! So, the experts at Joie have created the video below to explain to new parents everything you need to know about car seats.

Find out how to check your child's car seat fits properly, when to remove inserts, and the do's and don't's of car seats. Plus Joie walk through the two different installation methods most commonly used for car seats.

Find out more about the products featured in this video:

i-Base™ Encore

The i-Base Encore is an i-Size certified base that adds a one-hand spin to compatible baby and toddler car seats. Suitable from birth to four years old, this car seat base makes getting your little one in and out of the car as simple as possible. The ISOFIX base means you can relax into worry-free road trips knowing that your baby’s car seat is safe and secure on a base that boasts the highest ECE R129 safety standards and with i-Size certification, it guarantees a perfect fit in i-Size approved vehicles.

i-Snug 2™

At only 3.35kg, this infant carrier is lightweight and ideal for those newborn months as you explore the world with your new arrival. The Tri-Protect headrest and Intelli-Fit memory foam provide both safety and comfort. As a trusted component of the Encore Spinning System, your new infant carrier can move from birth to big kid in a spinning system when you start with the i-Base Encore car seat base.

i-Spin XL™

If you're looking for longevity, the i-Spin XL is the car seat for you - suitable from birth to 12 years, you can count on i-Spin XL to stay steady through every outing and growth spurt. With a seamless 360º spin and an automatically adjusting harness and headrest, the i-Spin XL truly does it all. The i-Spin XL is i-Size certified (an enhancement of the ECER129 safety standard), which means that it’s guaranteed to fit on the back seat of any i-Size approved vehicle, leaving very little room for misfits or installation errors.

If you'd like to find out more about car seat safety and ECE R129 certification, you can also watch Joie's video on car seat safety.

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