My boys (now 8 & 10) were a year and 20lbs. That was before all of this extended rear facing stuff was really starting. I didn't know about it.
My daughter (4) rear faced until 3½.
"Let us therefore make every effort to do what leads to peace and to mutual edification" Romans 14:19
with my first I didn't know that RF was the safest :( so I turned him around at two
with my second he stayed RF until he reached the weight limit of his seat- they didn't have ones that would RF to 45 like they do now (he is six) so his limit was 32...he was three months shy of being three
I turned my 2 oldest around at 1. I didn't know about erf until after my 2nd child had already been ffing for over a year. I'm keeping my youngest rear facing as long as possible now that I know.
When i had my first dd and even my second DD i knew nothing about extended rear facing. I thought all children were front faced at a year so whats what we did. our third child tho, she's almost 19 months (in two days) she's still rear facing but she's been in the same carseat since she was born. We have yet to find a convertable carseat. Not because of the price, but the SIZE. We have an isuzu rodeo and we have three carseats that are the the back (its a 5 seater car) and the carseat shes in now just fits with the two toddler seats, so we have a to find a convertable carseat that will fit back there have the door be able to close. I dont even want to take her anywhere bc I know she has to be over the weight limit now :[
My girls both were both turned around at 20 lbs. My oldest was 12 1/2 months, my youngest was around 14 months.
I turned mine around at 1 but I don't think they had seats that rear-faced beyond 20lbs when mine were little. They are 7 & 8 now.
My nephew is 3 1/2 and still rear-faced! I bought him the seat he is using so he could continue to rear-face! He's got at least another 6 months to a year before he will have to forward face.
My daughter was 5 and my son was 4.
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