Practical Parenting & Pregnancy Awards 2011/2012 best car seat group 1

A car seat is one of the biggest essential buys you splash out on when you have a baby so it's vital you choose a best buy to save you money in the long run

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  • Car seats are essential for your baby's safety. But they can also be one of the most confusing purchases when you're a new parent. If you're in the market for a group 1 car seat now your baby is a little bigger, check out which car seat is right for you with our buyers guide to car seats, how a car seat is fits in your car and also what is ISOfix and then check out the best buys up for a Practical Parenting & Pregnancy magazine award this year.

  • Maxi-Cosi Pearl and FamilyFix Base

    The Maxi-Cosi Pearl and FamilyFix Base has five recline positions which are easily adjustable from the front and it has a one-click attachment to the base. £320. Find out more about the Maxi-Cosi Pearl and FamilyFix base in our review

  • Kiddicare Baby Weavers Shuffle SP Car Seat

    Suitable from 9 months to 4 years the Kiddicare Baby Weavers Shuffle SP Car Seat comes with a 5-point safety harness and all for just £45

  • Bebecar Bobobfix

    ISOfix with side impact protection and a colour sign system that lets you know when the seat is correctly fitted. £229

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  • MyChild Cocoon

    The MyChild Cocoon can be installed forward facing 9-18kg and rearward facing up for 13kg. Installs with standard 3-point belt or ISOFIX base is available. £139.99