Travelling Rearward Facing

Rearfacing travel: the how and the why

 

Rearfacing background

 

In 1984 Europe’s very first baby car seat was introduced by Maxi-Cosi and started a revolution. It was installed rearward facing by the car’s seat belt which was highly unusual at the time.

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Rearfacing benefits

 

Babies are safer in a rearward facing seat up to the age of at least 15 months. Maxi-Cosi even recommends to transport toddlers rearward facing for as long as possible. But why is rearfacing travel exactly safer?

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Maxi-Cosi recommendations

 

Maxi-Cosi recommends to travel rearward facing as long as possible. Parents are advised to use the (rearfacing) infant car seat until the top of the baby’s head reaches the top of the seat back.

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Maxi-Cosi rearward facing car seats

 

Maxi-Cosi especially recommends the AxissFix car seats or the 2wayFamily, consisting of the 2wayFix base and Pebble and 2wayPearl car seats. The family offers safe rearward facing travel from birth right up to about 4 years of age (until a length of 105 cm).

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