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    Default Car seat, rear facing to forward facing when?

    When did you do it?

    Dd is gonna be 1 next week and still rear facing, shes around 11kgs but length wise she still fits comfortably rear facing.

    Should i be changing to forward facing now?


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    I will be leaving DD rear facing until she reaches the height markers to be too tall. It's far, far safer.

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    My seat doesnt have height markers, i just figured when she gets too tall her leggys wouldn't be able To stretch out?


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    Best ask the manufacturers directly I think - they might recommend turning at 12kg?

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    It doesn't matter about their legs; they just bend them up. If it doesn't have height markers then it is probably RF to 12kg. Check your manual, but as stated earlier rear facing is much safer so as long as possible is preferable.


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    I just looked and it says 9 kgs. >_<


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    I went to baby bunting the other day and they said the regulations were changing so it's not about weight anymore?

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    Oh really! What are they basing it in now monnie??


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    My ds#2 is in the height marker seat. The infa secure yep.

    I have another one on layby for our second car but maybe i'll use it for dd while she is still rear facing and then use the seat she has now when she forward facing?


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    It goes on height now which is why all the new seats have height markers, but they are still all different. I had a older 9kg RF seat and DS was 9kg at 10 months, there was no way I was turning him then so got a new seat and kept him RF til 18mths, he could have gone longer but was starting to muck up so I turned him FF. Now at 27mths I have the problem of him taking his arms out of the straps while I'm driving so I have to stop to put them back in.


 

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