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    Convertible for newborn?

    I'm looking at the Graco Size4Me for a newborn in a captains chair of a Dodge Grand Caravan. My other thoughts were NextFit or Boulevard, but I like the price of the Graco better. The reviews seem like any of these would fit an average newborn well, but I'm wondering if any of you know if one of these would fit at a newborn angle in a Grand Caravan better than the others.

    Or do you know of anything coming out before Feb/March?
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    Re: Convertible for newborn?

    I don't know of anything coming out that sounds promising (there are a couple of new ones on the market, one seems meh, and one I don't know yet how it works). But the Size4Me generally fits newborns well, and should fit front to back in your van. However, because your van's captain's chairs are so sloped, I can nearly guarantee you'll need pool noodles or a rolled towel to get it to a newborn recline.

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    Re: Convertible for newborn?

    Thanks! I can totally do a pool noodle or towel as long as the seat allows it!

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