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Can my tall baby face forward in the car?
Stephanie Beaver
Your daughter should remain facing the rear of the vehicle until her first birthday. The rear-facing mode better protects your daughter's head and neck in a frontal crash. Neck muscles typically don't mature enough to withstand crash loads until 12 months. Although your daughter may be above average in size, muscle maturity is more a function of age than size.
Kathleen Alfano Ph.D. Director of Child Research at Fisher-Price®