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    Newbies in seats

    Infant seats, convertible seats, let me see what you've got. I'm trying to get an idea of what I want for baby, and at this point I want everything, lol.

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    Re: Newbies in seats

    I have a few of Tuck, he was 6.6 at birth and we left at 6lb 2oz. I really want to play with Aton this time around.

    leaving in a kf30


    trying the scenera


    looking comfy in the cco


    ra55 not even close to fitting


    a few weeks later....he still fit nb clothing
    in the kf30


    safeseat 1


    shuttle 33


    in the t35 at about two months
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    Austin 06/30/08 Tucker 07/30/2010 Elias 11/09/2011
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    Re: Newbies in seats

    If you look in my albums I have a few with dd2 in different seats. If I had to do it all over again the only bucket seats Id consider are the kf30 and/or possibly a Britax bucket.

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    Re: Newbies in seats

    I just love the cco so much... and the graco infant seats, the combi shuttle 33, and the safety 1st onboard are all great options.



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    Re: Newbies in seats


    Graco SS1- He was born 10lbs 9oz, but left the hospital a week later at 9lbs 4oz.


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    Re: Newbies in seats

    I'm lazy and don't want to upload to photobucket. But here is a link to my blog where I have Mads in various seats. She was under 3 months in all of them, and therefore less than 9 pounds in all of them. And she has no torso. none. Still wears 0-3 month onesies.

    http://apack2007.blogspot.com/2010/1...her-seats.html

    Oh, and the one of her in the Radian? She was ready for the head pillow to come out or be moved up. But I didn't. Because I'm a lazy mommy.
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    Re: Newbies in seats

    Anyone have any pics of newbies in a chaperone? I recently purchased one for our bun in the oven and wasn't sure if I was going to use it or the CCO
    Nicky- Mommy to Addison Grace 12/10/11
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    Re: Newbies in seats

    How did I miss that you were Preggo?? LOL. Congrats.

    And SPAM!!! You too. Double congrats!
    Proud Mom to David (15), Hannah (14), Emily (13), Stella (9) and Zahari (8)

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    Re: Newbies in seats

    I posted newborn DS in the SmartSeat a couple of months ago. The fit was horrendous. Bottom harness position too high, straps wouldn't tighten enough and the required shoulder pads were making his head pop off.

    I also have one of the CCO, but there has already been one posted with a littler baby.

    I could take pictures of almost 3mo DS in the Radian, ComfortSport, TrueFit, and Avenue, but I don't think they would really be helpful. He has a really long torso and is on the same harness slots in all seats as almost 3yo DD. If you want to see them anyway, LMK.
    Melissa, CPST and Mom to three

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    Re: Newbies in seats

    Thanks everyone, it's really helping me narrow down what I don't like the fit in.



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    Re: Newbies in seats

    Sophia at 3 weeks in a KF30. She's around 10lbs.
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    Re: Newbies in seats

    Ooh, I love how cozy he looks in the Coccoro! We didn't get ours until DD was around 6-7 months old.
    DS 4/1998 - Seatbelt
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    Re: Newbies in seats

    Quote Originally Posted by Rebelnicky04 View Post
    Anyone have any pics of newbies in a chaperone? I recently purchased one for our bun in the oven and wasn't sure if I was going to use it or the CCO

    I will have some pic's of my twins in the Chaperones in June but im sure it doesnt help you out now
    Lacy15,Cayden11,Colton5,Samantha and Svea 6/6/11, Justin born at 29w 1d 7/6/12

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    Re: Newbies in seats

    Quote Originally Posted by laccaycol View Post
    I will have some pic's of my twins in the Chaperones in June but im sure it doesnt help you out now
    Well I'm not due until December so sure it will help me out. I can't wait to see them
    Nicky- Mommy to Addison Grace 12/10/11
    Brylee Harper 12/3/13
    Caroline Faith 11/13/14
    Delaney Hope 11/13/14

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    Re: Newbies in seats

    Quote Originally Posted by Rebelnicky04 View Post
    Well I'm not due until December so sure it will help me out. I can't wait to see them
    Hehe ok ill make sure i post them I cant wait to use them i already have the bases installed and they were very easy to put in.
    Lacy15,Cayden11,Colton5,Samantha and Svea 6/6/11, Justin born at 29w 1d 7/6/12

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    Re: Newbies in seats

    Newb in a Chaperone!

    This was without the foam insert, which I removed because it made getting him in difficult due to the casted arm. He's still in it now at almost 8 months, 24 lbs and 28". The head rest is extended all the way though, so once he gets to that 1" range, he'll be moving on
    Here he is at about 6 weeks in a Cco

    He still fits beautifully in the Cco, without the insert, and is only on the second set of harness slots. He will be moving up a slot shortly though, he's nearly there!
    Former CPST and momma to 4
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    Re: Newbies in seats

    Here is my newest DD. She was 5.15 and 2 days old in an OnBoard 35. I really like this seat except for one thing...the canopy is not removable, and it gets in the way removing it from the base sometimes if you have it pushed back while kiddo is in the car.

    Kristen
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    Re: Newbies in seats

    We used a SS1 for DD and loved it. This baby factory is closed, but I would use it again if we had another one.

    She was 7lbs 8oz at birth and I think around 7lbs 2oz when we left.



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    Re: Newbies in seats

    Can't wait until my lil one is on this thread! and luvsviola!! Your little girl is adorable in the Onboard35.. that's the infant seat I will get if I get one. Planning on convertible.
    Tiffany, Mama to my lil ladybug, Kianna, 11/10/13, riding in a Graco 4Ever and Cosco NEXT, TTC#2 who will get either Graco 4Ever or Britax B-Safe35.
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    Re: Newbies in seats

    We had to put her in the Keyfit in order to leave the hospital (I'm not sure what they would have done if we had a convertible seat) but then were waiting forever to get a copy of her medical record for our pediatrician. We re-adjusted before we got in the car!



    Her discharge weight was 6 lbs 5 oz but she fit very nicely in the KF.

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