310236 tn?1271297041
Car Seat
I was just wondering when people turned their car seat around. My daughter's doctor said that I could turn her around but I am nervious about safety. My daughter is 13 months old and 23 pounds. I am not sure on her height but she is in the 95th percentile for her age.

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284738 tn?1283110419
they say you can turn it around when they are one and are at least 20lbs my daughter is 12 months old and about 21lbs and i haven't turned her car sear around yet
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145992 tn?1341348674
Yes, you can turn it around.  I did that around that age for my son.  He was a very big boy and his carseat said it's safe to turn it around after 22 lbs and 30 inches long I think.  Check the label on the carseat, it should tell you when you can turn it.  But I turned it when I felt comfortable doing it.  By that time my sons legs were scrunched up and I knew it was time.
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280369 tn?1316705641
They say you can turn your child around at age 1 but they need to be at least 20 pounds. She is ready. I was nervous about it as well, my son is 13 months and we turned him around exactly at a year but he was 28 pounds. He is a big boy! I bought him a seat that could be rear facing and then front facing since he outgrew the infant seat, but wasn't quite a year yet.
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310236 tn?1271297041
Thank you for your advise!! Isn't it safer to leave them rear facing for as long as you can though?
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145992 tn?1341348674
It is and you should.  That's what I said but eventually his legs were too long for that.  
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