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my 4 month old has already outgrown his infant car seat

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My 4 month old is 20 lbs and 28" long already. His current car seat holds up to 22lbs and 29" long, and he is quickly pushing the limits. I know I can get a rear facing seat that's good for up to 40 pounds, but what do I do if he reaches 40 pounds before being a year old? I know babies are supposed to be rear facing until a year (and maybe longer?), I can't be sure but I'm assuming he will be well over 40 pounds before he reaches a year old.

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Just look for a convertible car seat that can go rear-facing. Convertible seats can hold up to an 85 lbs child, which will last well after your child turns two and can go forward facing :)
I should have said "there are convertible seats that hold up to 85 lbs"--not all convertibles hold that much, so check the weight limits.

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