When it comes to baby and child car seats, in most cases the cover, inserts and belt pads of the car seat can be removed in order for these to be cleaned, and most can be machine-washed.
Read on for five baby and child car seats that recently received an excellent five stars for cleaning, plus advice on sanitising your child car seat and fitting it back into your car.
The Nuna Myti i-Size is a baby car seat that's suitable for children measuring 76cm to 150cm in height, which is typically around 15 months old up to 12 years old.
This i-Size car seat is fitted in your car using Isofix and a top tether. It uses a five-point harness for children under 105cm tall (about four years old), after which you switch to using the adult seat belt to secure your child in the seat.
The Myti has washable covers that are easy to remove, and it gets an excellent five stars for ease of cleaning.
A baby less than a month old shouldn't spend longer than 30 minutes in a car seat as they scrunch up your baby's body, which isn't healthy for long periods of time.
The Maxi Cosi Jade solves this problem as it's a carrycot-style car seat that lies flat, so it supports your baby's developing spine and allows them to breathe easily.
It's suitable from birth up to 70cm, which is about a year old, and its ideal for those who plan to take long car journeys with their newborn.
The Joie i-Spin 360 is an extended rear-facing car seat suitable from birth up to 105cm/18kg (approximately four years old), although it can be turned forward-facing from 76cm (15 months old).
It has a rotating base that can spin 360 degrees, which will help you get your baby in and out of the seat without straining your back.
This car seat received five stars for cleaning in our tests, and you can easily wash the seat in the likely event of any accidents or toddler food smears.
The Britax Romer DualFix M i-Size has a 'quick-remove cover' that can be taken off without removing the harness and the cover is machine-washable, so it's no surprise it gets five stars for cleaning.
Similar to the i-Spin 360, it's a rotating extended rear-facing car seat, but it's only suitable for little ones measuring 61cm-105cm, which is about three months to four years old.
It's very similar to the DualFix i-Size, but the M version is not suitable from birth.
Visit the to discover how easy is it to fit using Isofix and the support leg, and see whether there's any difference in the crash test star ratings depending on whether it's rear-facing or forward-facing.
The Titan Pro is Maxi Cosi's first Group 1/2/3 car seat and it's approved for use with children weighing 9kg-36kg, roughly one to 12 years of age.
It's an appealing choice if your baby has outgrown their first car seat, as in theory it can be used until your child no longer needs to use one.
If you end up using it for 11 years, it's inevitable you'll need to clean up one or two spills, and this car seat has covers that are simple to remove and machine-washable.