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How many parents actually keep there child rarefaceing until the age of two? And why you chose to keep or not keep them rear faceing? Considering the new reccomination i was just wonder.

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Asked by victoriak12708 at 2:14 PM on Mar. 24, 2011 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • We do not and will not even with the new recommendations. We would if it were law. It is our choice as parent of our children.

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:16 PM on Mar. 24, 2011

  • I didn't. I changed mine when she was about 18 months. She's 2 1/2 now.

    Answer by mamaada at 2:17 PM on Mar. 24, 2011

  • 11 month for both of mine they were both tall and i just couldnt squeeze them in any longer

    Answer by laura970 at 2:19 PM on Mar. 24, 2011

  • I would have if I had done more research back then.

    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 2:19 PM on Mar. 24, 2011

  • We flipped my dd back after the recommendations. It's for her safety after all. She is19 months. Good thing we bough an extended rear facing car seat....

    Answer by BabyBugsmama at 2:19 PM on Mar. 24, 2011

  • no when mine met the requirements to be forward facing, they were. like anon said if it were ever to become law i would follow it. for now ill stick to the current laws.

    Answer by tnm786 at 2:21 PM on Mar. 24, 2011

  • My son HATES the carseat when he was rear facing he couldnt see anything and the seat laid back he is way happier with it front facing he can see whats going on and sit up i changed him when he was one

    Answer by kylansmommy09 at 2:23 PM on Mar. 24, 2011

  • I think this is crazy. How would you like to travel with your legs up under your chin?! Poor lil things. If you're traveling for an extended period of time,their lil legs are gonna fall asleep!

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 2:26 PM on Mar. 24, 2011

  • i'd rather my child be ALIVE. he can be uncomfy for a little while in the car. at least he'll LIVE. :)

    Answer by Tiffany8168 at 3:33 PM on Mar. 24, 2011

  • it's not THAT much work to get in the car and get them all buckled up either. :) the extra 2 minutes is worth it.

    Answer by Tiffany8168 at 3:34 PM on Mar. 24, 2011

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