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    CPS Technician Cryssy Jane's Avatar
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    when measuring torso height

    Do you measure with the child's legs crossed or straight out?

    I was measuring Odin today because I know he's grown (in the last couple of weeks his 12 month pants are now high waters).

    Total height is 34 inches tall.
    With legs crossed torso is 13 inches.
    With legs straight out torso is 12 inches.

    He's on the second slots in the MA and the third in the RN if that makes a difference. He's above both sets of slots, but still below the next ones up.


    Also, how do you measure a babies torso?

    Savannah is 26 inches when laying flat stretched out.
    Same position from bum to shoulders was 8.5 inches.

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    Piper: 2 years, 26lbs rf in a monkey clek fllo
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    CPS Technician Cryssy Jane's Avatar
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    Re: when measuring torso height

    bump. I know there are awesome techs here that can answer these simple but confusing questions.

    Crystal: CPST, DCP and BFF to:
    Hania: 3 months, rf in a nuna pipa
    Piper: 2 years, 26lbs rf in a monkey clek fllo
    Isabella: 4.5 years, 32lbs rf in a clek foonf
    Rocking out in a 2015 Subaru WRX and a 2006 Toyota Sienna

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    Re: when measuring torso height

    I'm curious as well! I measured ds2 with his legs straight out and ds2 while he was sitting on a step. I might have to measure both of them again.

    Rebecca
    K - 1/3/02, 56", 69 lbs, backless Monterey
    A - 6/30/07, 43", 40 lbs,
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