Harmony Defender 360



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I sent an email to Harmony to ask about the length of the crotch strap. They responded very quickly and said:

"The crotch buckle and harness system was designed entirely from a safety point of view: In a crash, a child moves downwards and outwards whereby the buckle/clips move upwards and inwards. The most proper place to have the buckle/clips positions is directly on the pelvic bone as that is the strongest point on any child to absorb the ‘load’/energy in a crash. If the buckle rides too high (and gets pressed inwards as a child moves outwards) – we risk damaging some soft tissue in or around the belly. The Defender was designed to keep that buckle perfectly placed for the safety of your child.

"While it might appear tight/inconvenient – it is actually designed to keep the buckle exactly where it needs to be to prevent injury in a crash. The units was tested with children above 65lbs and all fit well with no complaints.

"However, we are actively exploring whether we can increase the crotch strap length. Right now we are preparing to undergo some testing and I won’t know if it is possible for at least another month. "

I can't wait to hear how the testing goes!

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