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Those of you who have kids from 2-5 yrs old??? Facebook page Moms keep saying rear faced until 4 is safest and that front faced in the back middle seat at 2 yrs old is wrong! I personally do not think it's wrong! As long as the carseat is installed properly and in the back! They are safe rear or front faced it's not a law thing! And... also what about kids that have long legs? Wouldn't that be uncomfortable also to be rear faced? What do you think? Both ways work just the same? No bashing please as I have already been by 3 mothers!Answer Question
Asked by Anonymous at 8:29 PM on Mar. 9, 2012 in Toddlers (1-2)
Answer by kmath at 8:30 PM on Mar. 9, 2012
Answer by LADY_V088 at 8:32 PM on Mar. 9, 2012
Answer by coala at 8:36 PM on Mar. 9, 2012
Answer by aeneva at 8:40 PM on Mar. 9, 2012
When I had my older kids, NO ONE rear faced after the age of 1. When I had my youngest almost 3 years ago, I was told by the pediatrician that while the law still states that I had to keep him rear facing until at least 1 year, they recommended to keep him rear facing until at least 2, but they preferred as long as possible.
At first I thought it was ridiculous! I mean, my other three boys were fine! Granted, the older two I didn't give birth to, but heck, they were just fine! I then began to research. I decided to rear face as long as possible. Although he is not quite 3, I have turned him around in just the past couple of months, but that is because he is the size of a 4 year old.
I have included some links for you to read. I know there will probably be others.
Answer by layh41407 at 8:44 PM on Mar. 9, 2012
Answer by aeneva at 8:44 PM on Mar. 9, 2012
Answer by calliesmommie at 8:46 PM on Mar. 9, 2012
am not going to bash you for whatever way you choose. I know many people who turned their children around at 1 and that is there choice, but you asked for research, so here is some!
Answer by layh41407 at 8:46 PM on Mar. 9, 2012
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