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    Anything narrower than the Incognito for child above 57 inches?

    I'm trying to find a booster for one of my DDs who has technically outgrown the Harmony Youth by height (57 inches). The Incognito would be fine, except that she's frequently in 3-across situations for carpooling and the Incognito is so freaking wide! I don't mind wide on the front end, but it's also still pretty wide at the back end where the belt buckles/belt path would be. I'm reading lots of reviews from people who say that it covers up the belt buckles in many cars. And unlike a booster like the Harmony Youth, which is narrower at the back AND tapers at the base so that it never sits on the buckles, the Incognito is just flat and wide.

    Is there anything more narrow (or at least more narrow at the belt path)? Everything else I'm looking at (like the Cosco Rise) has a 57 inch height limit, including the Bubble Bum. It's a shame there aren't many options for bigger kids...any suggestions? I've looked at the MiFold too and it just doesn't seem all that safe...and also DD does still need just a couple inches of boosted height which helps her see out of windows/avoid motion sickness. I'm soooo tempted to just buy a piece of high density foam and make a cover for it but I won't

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    Re: Anything narrower than the Incognito for child above 57 inches?

    Do you know for sure the Incognito is too wide for the places you need it? I find it relatively narrow and have used it in a few different 3-across situations.

    You could also try calling manufacturers and asking if your child can use their boosters over the stated height limit.
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    Re: Anything narrower than the Incognito for child above 57 inches?

    Bubblebum, in particular, has previously said the height limit is ok to disregarded as long as there's support to the ears, so definitely worth a call. (Though I don't know that a Bubblebum would fit a child that size well.)
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