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Old 08-01-2016, 07:40 AM   #1
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I am done trying to find carseats to work with my car. With the twins coming I need two infant seats to fit 3 across with a foonf in a chevy traverse, yeah no. I thought this would be easy since in the beginning we had two boosters and the foonf no problems. Since when did infant seats become so big?

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Old 08-01-2016, 07:58 AM   #2
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I feel your pain, Mama. I have been on a long car seat journey myself.

Have you tried the Cybex Aton? There is an article about the narrowest infant seats in Car Seats for the Littles. (I think that's where it is.) I will see if I can find it for you.

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Do you *have* to get infant seats?

Maybe just putting them in convertible seats right away would work (this is what we do but I didn't have twins so obviously it's logistically different)
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Re: Carseat vent

I was going to suggest the same things. Foonf's supposedly fit 3 across in most cars, since a Chevy Traverse is not exactly a micro-sized car...I would think it would work and those can be used from birth with their "infant thingy". However, I do understand that is not nearly as convenient as having the infant carrier, especially with Twins.

For infant seats, we actually have the Cybex Cloud, it is the same size as their Aton...and very narrow in terms of infant seats. Unlike a lot of the other European seats is doesn't have a rebound bar in the base, that feature is built into the seat...so it also makes this much less deep. We have a Mini Cooper as one of our cars and the seats fits in that car with some room to spare...

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I feel your pain, Mama. I have been on a long car seat journey myself.

Have you tried the Cybex Aton? There is an article about the narrowest infant seats in Car Seats for the Littles. (I think that's where it is.) I will see if I can find it for you.

Have you


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Yes we have looked at those but it is still on the wider end of what can fit at 17.75" I think is what I read on their site. I need something closer to 16". I am beginning to believe that is impossible.
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Do you *have* to get infant seats?

Maybe just putting them in convertible seats right away would work (this is what we do but I didn't have twins so obviously it's logistically different)
With winter and a 3yo I was thinking the infant seats would just be easier.
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Old 08-01-2016, 09:37 AM   #7
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Re: Carseat vent

Maybe consider getting a smaller convertible car seats or your older child until the twins outgrow the infant seats? You will have to get them bigger seats later anyway. So really you are just buying one early and using it for bigger brother or sister.
Just be sure that whatever narrower convertible seats you choose will fit 3 across with the foonf


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Old 08-01-2016, 09:41 AM   #8
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I'm not done searching... But had this thought...
What about 1 infant seat? You could wear one infant and plop the 3yo and the one twin in a double stroller?
What are your kids' ages? What seats do you have now?


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