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Updated: 6:32 AM Mar 22, 2011
Experts Recommend Rear-Facing Car Seats Longer
New guidelines for parents say children should ride in rear-facing car seats longer, until they are two years old instead of one.
Posted: 9:07 AM Mar 21, 2011
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  • by Jocelyn Location: Charlottesville on Mar 21, 2011 at 05:11 PM
    There are multiple seats on the market which will get the majority of children to two and beyond. (There are always the very tallest/longest-torsoed children who might not.) Legs can touch the back of the seat--that is not a problem and, in fact, legs are more likely to break while a child is forward facing in the carseat.
  • by One Tall Mom on Mar 21, 2011 at 10:42 AM
    No way either of my children could have riden in a rear-facing car seat until they were two. Both were tall, skinny children who were off the charts for their height. The would have had to ride with their feet propped in the back window!
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