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Madeline410 February 19th, 2010 09:47 AM

Pros and Cons of Extended Rear-Facing Car Seat Use
 
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Many parents can’t wait to move their kids to the forward-facing position in the back seat. After all, it’s easier to keep an eye on the kids when they’re facing forward; plus the kids have something more interesting to look at.
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Madeline410 February 19th, 2010 09:47 AM

As a certified Child
 
As a certified Child Passenger Safety Technician, I am extremely passionate about keeping kids safe in the car. To learn about all the pros of extended rear-facing that heavily outweigh the cons, stop by the Car Seat Safety board here on Justmommies :)
http://www.justmommies.com/forums/f705-car-seat-safety/

AmandaR February 19th, 2010 03:40 PM

My 17 month old is very
 
My 17 month old is very comfortably extended rear facing (she's very tall too, 34 inches and 26lbs). I think it's great this is gaining popularity since it's SO much safer for our little ones!

andi2284 February 25th, 2010 02:24 PM

My 14 month old is also still
 
My 14 month old is also still rear-facing and that has worked very well for us so far. Since reading about the benefits of extended rear-facing, I'm happy to see the recommendations changing and more people deciding to keep thier children RFing for longer.

AnnaGr8 October 18th, 2010 09:24 PM

My DD and oldest DS were 4
 
My DD and oldest DS were 4 before turning FF (and we had a small car with 3 car seats in a row)...and now my 26 month old is happily ERF!

mom2pne October 19th, 2010 11:59 AM

I always had turned my other
 
I always had turned my other children around at 1, but this one I am still rf.

Lynn87 October 20th, 2010 05:20 PM

Re: Pros and Cons of Extended Rear-Facing Car Seat Use
 
Both of my kiddos are still happily RF and they will be until they outgrow their seats RF. It is so much safer!!!

QAKitty120110 December 2nd, 2010 01:04 PM

WOW. Interesting points!
 
WOW. Interesting points!

Tania1980 October 22nd, 2012 06:58 PM

I found this interesting
 
I found this interesting

lovebabies2012 November 8th, 2012 06:51 AM

Re: Pros and Cons of Extended Rear-Facing Car Seat Use
 
Thank you for posting this. Very interesting.


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