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Old 08-14-2007, 05:59 AM   #131
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Re: Did you turn your LO FF in the car at 20# and 1yr?

We turned our kids forward facing based on their weight and height with their carseat. I believe they both turned at about 14 months.

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Old 08-14-2007, 12:50 PM   #132
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Re: Did you turn your LO FF in the car at 20# and 1yr?

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Im not sure how to say it without sounding weird... let me try. No it is not safe to have them FF before they are suppose to be. i know this. I however choose to have my children FF. DS is well over weight and height limit and age limit and is FF in a booster kind of seat. DD is over height and is 20lbs and over age and is FF in a convertible kind of seat. I personally follow the directions on the seat not what may be recommended otherwise.
What car seat do you own? Any car seat manual will tell you that you are ALLOWED to turn them FFing at 1 year AND 20lbs, but not that you SHOULD. The AAP (American Academy of Pediatrics) along with the NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) agree that rear facing as long as possible is the safest way for a baby/toddler/child to ride.

It isn't just some crazy thing we thought up.....this whole extended rear facing thing. It is a fact, that rear facing is safer for our children.
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