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What carseat do you guys use for your toddler?

What carseat do you use? Are you Rfing or FFing? Harnessed or a booster? How old and how big are your kid(s)?

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Asked by Anonymous at 8:43 PM on Jun. 6, 2009 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • You should use a front facing harnessed carseat. Most carseats will say the weight requirement.

    Answer by Dom123123 at 8:46 PM on Jun. 6, 2009

  • LOL, well... You're going to get a LOT of replies on this one! My DD is 18 months about 26lbs and maybe 30+ Inches, still RF in a Britax Marathon she'll RF until she hits the limits of the seat. Here are a few links to educate yourself on safety so you can make a good choice.

    It's also important to check out the different brand/type you plan on purchasing and be sure to try your child in it at the store to be sure it fits comfortably.

    Answer by AndrisMom at 8:48 PM on Jun. 6, 2009

  • My son is only 9 months, but I just bought an Eddie Bauer 3-1 Convertible car seat. It's rear facing until 35 lbs, then forward facing for I think 65lbs and then a booster up to 100lbs. Only $110 on sale and it's awesome! I went to a FD to install it and they said it was a great seat.

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:48 PM on Jun. 6, 2009

  • front facing and my son uses graco nautilus. harness up to 65lbs, which is great. My son is 20 months and 27lbs.

    Answer by proudmomma777 at 9:02 PM on Jun. 6, 2009

  • OP here-Oh I know all about ERFing and EHing, but I'm curious as to what others do...

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:11 PM on Jun. 6, 2009

  • The Eddie Bauer seat only harnesses to 40lbs btw not 65, so its not worth the $110..might as well pay a bit more for the Nautilus and harness to 65 and have a better booster

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:13 PM on Jun. 6, 2009

  • We have a Graco Comfort Sport for DD, she loves it! We have her FF she is 17 months, 25.10lbs and 32 1/2 inches tall.

    Answer by SteelersMommy03 at 9:18 PM on Jun. 6, 2009

  • I also have the Nautilus, my son is about 30lb at 20months. We have a small car with a very small back seat but this seat fits nicely. It cost me about 180 at target but I see it as an investment seeing as he will be in it for at least 7 years because of Michigan Laws.

    Answer by chrissmom734 at 9:22 PM on Jun. 6, 2009

  • My 20mo. old toddler rides rear facing in an Evenflo Triumph Advance. He weighs about 28lbs. and is about 32in. tall.

    Answer by sarahmae3 at 9:32 PM on Jun. 6, 2009

  • My 26 month old 27 pound toddler is rf in a compass true fit.

    Answer by apexmommy at 9:39 PM on Jun. 6, 2009

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