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    When should I turn him?

    I can't believe my little guy is finally at the point where I am asking this question. He just turned three last month. I put him on our analog scale (I say this because I can't see fractions of a lb). He was wearing jeans, t-shirt, dry diaper, and hadn't eaten for about an hour. He was not wearing sneakers. He weighed 31lbs. My radian and fpsv are 33lb rearfacing seats.
    Angie mama to R 4 years, 33 lbs/38 inches in a radian
    W 7 years,66 lbs/51 inches in a parkway
    M 9 years, 58 lbs/51 inches in a parkway

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    Re: When should I turn him?

    I'd say at this point it's a parental decision.

    (Or you could buy an Avenue or something and not worry about it )

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    Re: When should I turn him?

    I would say he is 3, you did GREAT! and go ahead and flip him. 2 pounds could be a bigger meal than normal, an extra sweatshirt or jacket, or not pooping yet that day. Way to go on getting to 3!
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    Re: When should I turn him?

    Well, I weighed him two other times today and he is coming up as 32lbs completly dressed. I turned his main seat around. The spare seat in my corolla was already forward facing because it was the only way I could get three across in my spare car. It seems weird having him big enough to go to the limits of his seat. I wish he had more rearfacing time.
    Angie mama to R 4 years, 33 lbs/38 inches in a radian
    W 7 years,66 lbs/51 inches in a parkway
    M 9 years, 58 lbs/51 inches in a parkway

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