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I bet you will not be expecting this one. Well my fiancee has told me that she is pregnant and that I am going to be a Dad :D :D :D :D . Not to put to fine a point on it.......I am over the moon :D :D.

Any way after all the...I'm going to be a DAD, I'm going to be a dad....did I say that twice....I'm going to be a DAD, I started to think like a bloke and thought about my truck. It dawned on me that I now have excuse to get a whole load of goodies that I would not of thought about before. Car seats, in car baby entertainment, in car baby cleaning and so on.

So Guys as this is my first child I am some what in a head spin. What would you recommend for car seats and the do and do nots, the must haves and must nots. Is there such a thing as an 'off road' baby seat?

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Congratulations Steve :D Slow down, you should have a while before you need to buy baby things!
 

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Babies have very week necks so it's best to gaffa tape thier heads into the baby seat when off road.

Congrats mate, I know exactly how you feel as I found out last weekend that we have another one on the way too!
 

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Congratulations Steve :D :D :D

Cant help you with the baby stuff, im not quite there yet
 

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Congrats Steve, fantastic news
I do feel it is catching, my wife is 13 weeks pregnant with our first
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Thanks for that guys,

Congrats to you too Julian and Graham.

Perhaps we need to set up a new topic section :lol:

Steve
 

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Firstly - Congrats to all of you!

Steve - the very first thing you do now is have a complete rave in France - it won't happen again for a while :lol:
 

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Congrats.... finaly figured out how it works then :o

As for car seat's etc you have a few months. One word of warning though... babies and their "stuff" are like a bottomless pit! Spend time and do some research. It's been a while since I bought any baby stuff so I am sure it's moved on quite a bit, so I'll not even attempt to offer any advice...
 

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Congratulations Steve

Here is our 6th, George born three weeks ago :mrgreen:

georgeja.jpg
 

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Congrats Guys :shock:
Sounds like you should have bought 2seaters rather than LCs with a lot of space in the back :mrgreen:

Matt, looks like you need to buy a LR - you seem to have too much time on your hands :lol:

Enjoy the ride - at least having children gives you have another good reason (if one was needed) to keep your LCs - safest & most robust car to cart your brood around in!

Cheers,
 

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Gary Stockton said:
Firstly - Congrats to all of you!

Steve - the very first thing you do now is have a complete rave in France - it won't happen again for a while :lol:

Works for me Gary, that has crossed my mind as well.....the what am I not going to be able or allowed to do.....fags, drink, late nights and lie ins :lol: :lol:

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Congrats Matt, you will have to get another cruiser now the old one must be full up.

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My take on babies.

Don't buy anything until you really need it, there is a large distance between what you think you need and want you really need.

and

Those light weight £20 umbrella buggies are king. :mrgreen:

Overall your children will be fantastic and will make you laugh and make you proud more than anything else IMO.

Enjoy the times ahead Steve :)
 

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Congratulations!!

Graham Stirling said:
Babies have very week necks so it's best to gaffa tape thier heads into the baby seat when off road.
Is there a "Like" button here somewhere?

My younger brother hasn't taken his son of 15months off roading yet, too worried about whiplash etc..
 

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Congrats Steve!!!!
Our first has just "turned" 7 months. No offroading as yet. I like the gaffa tape idea. Should work a treat :lol:
 

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Congratulations to you all, You must all be mad :lol:

My fifth is now 16 so life has got so much easier :!:

Can't help with the baby seats etc as there was no such thing when we started but I will say research properly. I have attended many RTCs and know what a massive safety feature a good car seat FITTED PROPERLY can be
 

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Congrats steve,

Bets its a scary time, but will be the best :cool:
 

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Did someone say six in this thread!!!!   :shock:   I thought we were mad having four...   :roll:  :roll:  :cool:

Congaratulations - enjoy the ride, its quite a rush :)
 
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