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    Growth Chart gurus.

    My son is 1 year and 14 days old today. We were at the ped and he was exactly 23lbs and 31 inches.

    He is leggy (a size longer in pants than onsie size)

    What can you tell me about when to expect him to outgrow RF.

    (I have two 35lb RF seats - truefit and Como - and am trying to decide on if I need 40lb seats eventually).

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    Re: Growth Chart gurus.

    I Google the CDC charts when I want to reference them. I have plotted my kid's history on it to see her pattern. She's always been long (leggy, not torso) & skinny @ 93-97th percentile height, 5-35th percentile weight (until more recently when she briefly jumped up yo 50th), so she fit RF in Britax Boulevard until just after her 4th bday. Longer torso kids and/or heavier kids have to be turned FF sooner.

    I don't know thedetails of these seats, but maybe the manufacturer was nice enough to advertise what range of kid percentiles they fit? I know many/most mentioned such info @ the last new seats updates workshop I attended (before these seats hit the market)
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    Re: Growth Chart gurus.

    Hmmm...it is really hard to tell. DS was about that weight at a year (maybe slightly heavier) and hit 35 lbs a few months after he turned 3. DD weighed only 16lbs at a year, hit 20lbs at 16 months, and hit 35 right at 3 years old. HUGE growth spurt between 18 months and 2.5 years.

    Connor, 11 years, 5' 112lbs, seatbelt
    Ella, 8 years, 52" 60lb, FR 85, PW

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    Re: Growth Chart gurus.

    AJ was just shy of 25# at 1, he got to 34# at 34 mos and had to go ffing. Ilana was almost 21# at 1 and is only 27.5# now at 33 mos.
    Jennifer, Special Needs CPST, peds nurse, and CSFTL Admin mom to:
    AJ-13 (five steps), Evan-11 (nbb),
    Ilana-9 (nbb) ,
    Olivia-7 (hbb), and
    Unity-3 (rf and ff)

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