Rear-Facing: Preschooler

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Rear Facing Car Seat

C.F. asks from Duluth

I just have a doubt after reading a news article about new suggestions for kids in car seats. I know they say to have your child rear-facing until at least 1 year old ...


Rear Facing Seats???

B.W. asks from Washington DC

Hey Mamas, Recenlty I heard that studies have shown babies "should" be rear facing until 2 years of age to help minimize injuries to head and neck should an acciden...


Rear-facing Until Age 2?

S.H. asks from Dallas

I know the latest recommendation is to keep little ones rear-facing in their carseats until age 2. However, my kids are very tall. At 8 months, my daughter's legs ar...


Rear Facing After 12 Mos and 20 lbs...How Is There Enough Legroom?

K.J. asks from Chicago

I know the AAP now recommends having your kid remain rear facing until closer to 3 or 4, but how the heck is there enough room to do so? My 12 month old is average he...


Rear-facing Carseats Vs. Forward Facing Carseats

J.B. asks from Los Angeles

Hi everyone! I was just wondering what the normal protocol is for moving from a rear facing car seat to a forward facing carseat! My daughter is only 4 months old but ...


New AAP Guidelines for Rear-facing Car Seats

L.F. asks from Dallas

I plan on discussing this with my pediatrician next week, however, was wondering if someone had clarification on this issue. I copied this from a the AAP's new guid...


Rear Facing Car Seat Age and Laws - - Probably Opening a Can of Worms

J.S. asks from Dallas

Ok so here is my issue. My best friend has a 7 month old son, and they just recently purchased a Learning Curve True Fit Car Seat for him as he is getting to big for h...


Rear-facing Carseat (Convertible?) for 8 Month Old - Recommendations

J.C. asks from Denver

My 17 pound 8 month old is not heavy enough for the graco nautilus that many moms have recommended on this site, but is too long for his current infant carseat. I've h...


Best Convertible Car Seat and How Long to Keep Baby Rear Facing...

J.G. asks from Chicago

My daughter is 7 1/2 months old and already too big for her rear-facing infant car seat which goes up to only 22 pounds. Since she's not one yet, I really don't want t...


Rear Facing Car Seats - How Long Do You Plan on Keeping Your Child This Way?

✩.!. asks from Los Angeles

I apologize that I am asking, b/c I have seen in the past that it has been asked.. I was searching for a car seat this weekend for my peanut and was reading the con...