Should I buy an Isofix car seat for our newborn child?

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Every week a Guardian Money reader submits a question, and it’s up to you to help him or her out – a selection of the best answers will appear in next Saturday’s paper.

We are buying a car seat for our newborn child. Should we buy a rigid Isofix system or are the car seats that attach via a seatbelt good enough?

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