Is a baby capsule/car seat that can be placed into a pram essential?

Hi. I’m a first time mum looking at prams and car seats. Is it worth buying a capsule that can fit into the car as well as a pram? Thanks
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I wouldn’t say essential, but massively useful for sure. It just makes life so much easier when you’re first out and about with baby. Less moving them around, makes things a bit quicker etc.

I wish I had car seat that I could lift out car into pram be space saning and easier if baby asleep to tradition, I'd say easier with one

Life saver in my opinion x

It’s not essential as baby shouldn’t be in the car seat for more than 30 mins when they’re newborn, so it’s no use for longer trips. It is handy if you’ve got to very quickly pop into a shop though

Not essential but handy. Like if it’s raining you can just pop the cover over and carry them in. I used it a lot when I would pop out for coffees, just clip out of the car and into the pram (then he’s just in my arms, or whoever I was meeting when we got there so not in the car seat for the duration).

I think it depends on how often you’ll be going out in the car. I had a capsule (and didn’t get the bassinet because I wasn’t sure I’d need both). The capsule was useful but I live in the inner city and most of the time I walked places with Bub. I think I would preferred the bassinet.

I never woke my baby up from car seat I let them sleep in it for couple hours kept eye on them obviously but yeah

I wouldn’t be without mine. Getting baby in and out of the car seat is a faff especially if they’re asleep

I only use mine for appointments as sometimes parking isnt close by and its easier to push the baby than carry seat or baby 🤣 other than that not really but i found I could find adapters easily for my car seat even tho it didnt say compatible with my pram on their list and works perfectly

I only have the seat and not the isofix base (I don’t have a car but need something for the short trip back from the hospital). However once I invest I’ll get the swivel seat as my niece and nephew had this - life saver for your back.

I never had one, I've had a isofix all through car seat from day one. Occasionally he does wake up when I transfer him to the pram but often goes back to sleep once we're walking. I chose not to get a capsule so I wouldn't be tempted to leave him in there too long.

I didn’t have one for my first as we had a fixed car seat and it wasn’t difficult as we didn’t really know any different. With our youngest we’ve used a carry car seat and it is useful, although I wouldn’t say it’s essential

I never used mine until he was 6 months old as they can’t be in a car seat for more than 30mins and by then he was so heavy I couldn’t actually lift it onto the pram anyway - so wasted money in my opinion! New born babies tend to sleep no matter what, so I didn’t find moving him difficult.

Thank you for all the help 😁

We never used ours on the pram 😂 but then again I walked most days around town and we only used the car to go on trips 2/3 days a week. Then it's easier to have the whole pram and it's easy to transfer.

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For me it's an essential i used it everywhere, the bassinet bit is so big it barely even fit in my car and was so faffy being out and about

Not necessarily “essential” buuuut it definitely makes transferring easier

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