We have now been in the Britax Safe-n-Sound Platinum PRO SICT for 3 weeks and let me tell you that as soon as Miss Mabel went into this car seat, we had no tears. Besides the fact that it is like the range rover of car seats, it just looks so comfortable and it gives baby room. It is a bigger style convertible car seat; looking at it, you know it has safety first and foremost in line and there is no lack of quality. It is right on point with everything a baby and child needs in a car seat and every parent can feel totally confident that our precious cargo are safe in the car in the Britax Safe-n-Sound Platinum PRO SICT. I highly recommend this seat for hip dysplasia babies as it gives lots of room around the hips and thighs so legs can be splayed and comfortable while travelling without doing any damage to the hips. I know that when baby Mabel is in this car seat, she is comfortable and I have no fear of her regressing with her hip issues.
Thats what I have to say but here is some of the nitty gritty;
– The Platinum PRO SICT is Britax Safe-n-Sound’s most advanced convertible car seat.
– It has a revolutionary dual layer head and torso Side Impact Cushion Technology (SICT™) minimises impact forces providing your child the ultimate side impact protection.
Equipped with ISOFLEX™ Connectors to provide a simple, firm connection into a vehicle with ISOFIX low anchorages in conjunction with Top Tether. ISOFIX is an alternative method of installation that may reduce mistakes that are associated with traditional seat belt installation.
SIDE IMPACT CUSHION TECHNOLOGY (SICT™) – TORSO PROTECTION
Torso SICT™ minimises the energy impact on your child’s chest and vital organs, and reducing crash forces for greater protection.
SIDE IMPACT CUSHION TECHNOLOGY (SICT™) – HEAD PROTECTION
Dual layer head protection minimises the energy generated in a side impact crash. The inner SICT™ layer provides 180° protection around your child’s head, whilst the outer SICT™ layer on the seat exterior absorbs immediate crash energy.
REAR-FACING FOR LONGER
Your child can remain rearward facing until they are approximately 2-3 years old, which is safer for your child.
ACTIVE HEAD RESTRAINT (AHR™)
Designed specifically with deeper side wings that shield and contain your child’s head in a side impact crash. AHR™ grows with your child working with SICT™ to contain your child’s head and to minimise impact forces.
This high performance fabric with Bamboo Charcoal delivers the premium comfort your baby deserves.
HASSLE FREE HARNESS
Single handed height adjustable headrest and harness allows the seat to grow with your child without the need to remove and re-thread the harness. Reducing the risk of incorrect installation and enhancing correct harness fit.
INFANT SAFETY CUSHION™
This cushion includes EVA composite material that provides support and protection for a small baby absorbing energy during a side impact crash. Specially designed ventilation holes offer breathability and comfort. Detachable wings are exclusive to the Platinum PRO SICT™ making this cushion flexible for longer use as a seat protector and cushion pad.
This system retains the harness buckle in a forward position and prevents the child from sitting on the buckle when boarding.
– You can see more at: https://www.britax.com.au/car-seats/britax-safe-n-sound-platinum-pro-sict/
I highly recommend this convertible car seat, it really is amazing and I feel super confident as a mum with this great product holding onto my baby on a daily basis.
In the mean time, check out this beautiful video from the Britax family; really is lovely. Enjoy!
Please note; I was gifted this product for review but all words and comments are my own.