There are changes to the guidelines for child car seats. The American Academy of Pediatricians now says that children should ride in the seat rear-facing until they reach the height or weight limit for the seat.
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The new recommendation eliminates the age-specific milestone to turn a child's car seat around so that it is forward-facing. The guideline used to say it was okay to do this at the age of two.
Many car seat manufacturers allow children to remain rear-facing until they reach 40-pounds.
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New guidelines for child car seats drop age-specific milestone
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