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ERF! Piog

Posted by on Oct. 9, 2012 at 1:07 PM
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My husband thinks it's "stupid" to erf. So basically, I need help getting him to understand why it's not! Post facts, etc. Thanks :)
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TTC2Long
by Gina on Oct. 9, 2012 at 1:08 PM
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Have you shown him the YouTube vids?
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brittanyx22
by on Oct. 9, 2012 at 1:09 PM
I would post this in the car seat safety group.
MaryJarrett
by Mary on Oct. 9, 2012 at 1:13 PM
I asked my husband to find actual research proving why it's a bad idea. He won't be able to find anything but nonsensical opinions. I also showed YouTube videos, Joel's Journey, NHTSA, AAP recommenations, Safekid.org,
Car-seat.org, the car seat lady (she's a cpst and pediatrician), and the car seat safety group on cafemom.

My kids are now 4 yrs old and 2.5 yrs old, still rear facing. :)
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mommaponch
by Member on Oct. 9, 2012 at 1:51 PM

Is he a visual person, an information person, or a "I don't wanna hear it, my way is the only right way" person?

If he is visual, there are a number of youtube videos but the one that tugs at my heart the most is this tribute to his grandson that was injured as a forward facing 18 month old. 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q8gU9zzCGA8

If he is information based, this is a good article.

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/9916868/

If he is I don't wanna research I just say it's dumb, then you put your foot down for your child's life and tell him that until he can find research backing up it being unnecessary, you will be making car seat decisions

LKRA
by on Oct. 9, 2012 at 2:36 PM

Here's what you do:

Make a deal with him. Tell him to research the benefits of forward facing, and present the data.

Slam-dunk for ya. :)

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