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Do travel systems come with a car seat base or do you have to get that seperate?

 
SarahMerritt_22

Asked by SarahMerritt_22 at 12:04 AM on Oct. 19, 2008 in Pregnancy

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  • with your car... you have the latches.. so it will be hooked to it and the base. they will come with the travel systems... and the height adjustment on the base... we never did it because the nurse at the hospital told us that the most reclined position is the safest..
    BabyBugsmama

    Answer by BabyBugsmama at 11:38 PM on Oct. 19, 2008

  • they come with the base
    fairyinabubble

    Answer by fairyinabubble at 12:06 AM on Oct. 19, 2008

  • travel systems come with the base.

    just a note though- bases do not make carseats safer, they tilt new borns up instead of reclined, and in small cars, most of the time the carseat won't fit if you also use the base.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:07 AM on Oct. 19, 2008

  • im pretty sure they all come with one. check online, it should say everything it comes with. but because it is specifically a travel system it should come with it
    Amanduhpanda

    Answer by Amanduhpanda at 12:07 AM on Oct. 19, 2008

  • It depends on the model you get. Most sets that come with the carseat and stroller have atleast one base (it should say on the box). We ended up buying an extra one so we could keep a base in each vehicle.
    gwood

    Answer by gwood at 12:07 AM on Oct. 19, 2008

  • a comment about the comment before mine, bases are safe, also, check with the base your getting. some do tilt the babies up which is obviously uncomfortable. however the one i have is an evenflo and it has a special height adjustment on the base itself, it has one that tilts way back for a newborn, then it straightens them up as they get older. dont let people freak you out, they are safe. if your still in the process of shopping, i would recommend evenflo. i read every review on every stroller and talked to every parent i know, and everyone i talked to loved their evenflos. Gracos ive heard lots of problems about. their very bulky and heavy. but, its your choice obviously, just thought i would share what i learned! good luck!
    Amanduhpanda

    Answer by Amanduhpanda at 12:10 AM on Oct. 19, 2008

  • to amanduh and others. this is from the evenflo website

    Recent laboratory tests conducted by Evenflo and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) show that this car seat could potentially become separated from its base in high impact side collisions similar to those in the tests. As a precautionary measure, Evenflo is providing current owners of these models with a free supplemental dual-hook fastener to reinforce the connection of the seat to its base. As confirmed by additional testing, proper use of this device will enhance the protection that the seat would provide to your child in the event of a high impact collision.

    they separate from the base in side impacts unless you use the added fasteners. it's easer to use a seat belt
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:18 AM on Oct. 19, 2008

  • i have the side fasteners, thank you. i read all the reviews all the warnings. but thanks
    Amanduhpanda

    Answer by Amanduhpanda at 12:24 AM on Oct. 19, 2008

  • Seriously i did not ask for you to all get in to a dumb fight i just asked a simple question do you not think i have done my research im not going to buy in to the hype of some of you calm down and take your freakouts else wear
    SarahMerritt_22

    Answer by SarahMerritt_22 at 12:27 AM on Oct. 19, 2008

  • i wasnt trying to fight and i apologize. I was simply letting you know that there are bases that accomodate the newborns now. Thats all.
    Amanduhpanda

    Answer by Amanduhpanda at 12:36 AM on Oct. 19, 2008