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    Pics of an older infant in the True Fit?

    My younger DS is currently rfing in a True Fit. I'm not sure if I should add the extended top at this point. The seat is in the infant reclined position, and I don't think his head is technically above the red line, but I'm not sure. If anyone has comparison pics handy, that would be so helpful TIA!!
    Mama to DD (05/03), DS1 (04/07), DS2 (11/08)

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    Re: Pics of an older infant in the True Fit?

    How much does he weigh? If he's over 22 lbs, you need the top regardless of height. Have you removed the infant insert?

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    Re: Pics of an older infant in the True Fit?

    I'm on vacation right now so I don't have pics but we've always had to use the headrest on the seat because Caleb was over 22lbs when we bought it for our then 7 month old. If your child is over 22lbs you must use the headrest.
    Caleb Joshua: 8/17/2007; 45.5 inches, 46-47lbs, 17 inch torso; FF in a FN85 and Complete Air Sarah Rose: 05/15/2011; 22lbs, 31 inches; RF in a Britax Roundabout 50 and Combi Coccoro

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    Re: Pics of an older infant in the True Fit?

    not an infant... but you can see my dd3 in my siggy, she is 27 lbs and was 28 months in this pic
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    Re: Pics of an older infant in the True Fit?

    He's 11 months...bet. 18-19 lbs and 28 inches. So he has not outgrown the weight limit of not having the top.

    Thank you for all the help so far
    Mama to DD (05/03), DS1 (04/07), DS2 (11/08)

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    Re: Pics of an older infant in the True Fit?

    Oh and I have removed the infant insert.
    Mama to DD (05/03), DS1 (04/07), DS2 (11/08)

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    Re: Pics of an older infant in the True Fit?

    http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?pi...a&id=551602265

    he had barely turned a year earlier that week here
    Julianna 8/15/02,Adult seat belt Fiona 12/1/05 Harmony backless booster Nolan 8/3/08 ffing in a maestro, and booster training in a vivo seat re-arranging at the moment

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    Re: Pics of an older infant in the True Fit?

    In my sig he had just turned 15 months.
    Here he is sleeping at the same age


    At eleven months


    At 9 months
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    Re: Pics of an older infant in the True Fit?

    Thanks for all the helpful pics!!

    It looks like my lo is still "ok" but I should probably pull out the top portion to pre-empt a growth spurt
    Mama to DD (05/03), DS1 (04/07), DS2 (11/08)

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    Re: Pics of an older infant in the True Fit?

    Here is a thread that shows you how to properly measure if there is 1 inch above the child's head for rear facing. Measure the same way for the red line.

    http://www.car-seat.org/showthread.php?t=30201
    Mama to Sofi: 7.1 yrs, 46Lbs (47"), Boostered in a Turbo, Vivo, Monterey, Cybex; harnessed in Nautilus
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    Re: Pics of an older infant in the True Fit?

    Quote Originally Posted by AustinsMommy View Post
    In my sig he had just turned 15 months.
    Here he is sleeping at the same age


    At eleven months


    At 9 months
    Wow he is a tall torsoed boy! My 14 and a half month old Cloth diapered boy is still under the line where the black meets the cappucino!
    Julianna 8/15/02,Adult seat belt Fiona 12/1/05 Harmony backless booster Nolan 8/3/08 ffing in a maestro, and booster training in a vivo seat re-arranging at the moment

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    Re: Pics of an older infant in the True Fit?

    Yeah last time I measured him it was 14" and to the top of his head it was 21", and that was over a month ago. I'm hoping he starts to grow legs now!
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    Re: Pics of an older infant in the True Fit?

    My ds is 27months and 31-32" and his head goes to just under the yellow thing on the lable! I only put the headrest on a few months ago b/c I was tired of looking at it in my closet, He JUST hit 22lbs like a week ago
    Mama to my awesome environmentalist kid Levi! (google him if you'd like!)
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    Re: Pics of an older infant in the True Fit?

    I know this isn't the greatest picture, because his head is to the side, but E is just a bit below the red line here. He needed the top because he was over 22 lbs.

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    Re: Pics of an older infant in the True Fit?

    Quote Originally Posted by bearista View Post
    Thanks for all the helpful pics!!

    It looks like my lo is still "ok" but I should probably pull out the top portion to pre-empt a growth spurt
    Why not post your own kiddo's picture for members here to have a look? It's kind of going about your question in reverse to ask for other's photos instead of sharing your own for a look-see, KWIM?
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    Re: Pics of an older infant in the True Fit?

    Here is my daycare kiddo at 10mo. & 18lbs.

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    Re: Pics of an older infant in the True Fit?

    Quote Originally Posted by firemomof3 View Post
    Here is my daycare kiddo at 10mo. & 18lbs.

    We never had the option to not use the headrest. Austin was 20lbs at 4 months and we bought the tf when he was 5 months. It looks so cute w/out the headrest.
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    Re: Pics of an older infant in the True Fit?

    20lbs. at 4mo. WOW, big baby!
    Ya, my little daycare guy is a peanut! His parents are so great, they bought him an EFTA and are keeping him rf
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    Re: Pics of an older infant in the True Fit?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jeanum View Post
    Why not post your own kiddo's picture for members here to have a look? It's kind of going about your question in reverse to ask for other's photos instead of sharing your own for a look-see, KWIM?
    I totally understand what you mean. I apologize if I broke site decorum. I will get on snapping some pics for y'all to compare.

    And thank you all again for your help. :hugs:
    Mama to DD (05/03), DS1 (04/07), DS2 (11/08)

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    Re: Pics of an older infant in the True Fit?

    Quote Originally Posted by AustinsMommy View Post
    We never had the option to not use the headrest. Austin was 20lbs at 4 months and we bought the tf when he was 5 months. It looks so cute w/out the headrest.
    I agree! When we got the seat a few months ago, DS was 21.5 lbs and holding steady (he hasn't gained weight in a really long time) but I kept thinking he'd gain weight soon so I left the headrest on. But here we are, months later and he's STILL 21.5 lbs. Ugh, drives me crazy that he's right on the cusp because I don't like the look of the headrest on it for such tiny kids. BTW, my DS is 18 mos but he head is still at the border of the tan/black.

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