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Denise87 Due April 6 (girl); Indiana 321 posts
Nov 26th '12

We used our convertible seat to come home and the hospital we were at did give me crap about it. They kept telling me they needed to check the base to be sure it was installed correctly and i told them you are more than welcome to come out and check my seat but it isn't a base because we are using a convertible and she looked at me weird and said why? She needs to be in an infant seat. So I just told her that it is rated from 5-100lbs and since she was born at 8lbs 8oz i was sure she was going to be just fine. Then she didn't even check it!

furrbabiesmommy 18 kids; California 16570 posts
Nov 26th '12
Quoting Just Ames:" Why would someone do that if they don't need it?"

because an infant seat is easier for the first 3-4 months. at least for me. but I have c-section births

HopingforaMiracle 1 child; USA 23103 posts
Nov 26th '12

<blockquote><b>Quoting furrbabiesmommy:</b>" because an infant seat is easier for the first 3-4 months. at least for me. but I have c-section births"</blockquote>



You can't pick up a car seat with a csection can you?

furrbabiesmommy 18 kids; California 16570 posts
Nov 26th '12
Quoting HopingforaMiracle:" <blockquote><b>Quoting furrbabiesmommy:</b>" because an infant seat is easier for the ... [snip!] ... at least for me. but I have c-section births"</blockquote> You can't pick up a car seat with a csection can you?"

well the paper work says not too. but I did and was fine. lol shhhhh dont' tell on me. but not for 2-3 weeks. i was not allowed to drive for 6 weeks. idk why. So my monther in law took me out a few times and I would lift the seat. Dh carried it the rest of the time.

HopingforaMiracle 1 child; USA 23103 posts
Nov 26th '12

<blockquote><b>Quoting furrbabiesmommy:</b>" well the paper work says not too. but I did and was fine. lol shhhhh dont' tell on me. but not for 2-3 ... [snip!] ... 6 weeks. idk why. So my monther in law took me out a few times and I would lift the seat. Dh carried it the rest of the time."</blockquote>




Ah okay

Lara +2 Due August 17; 2 kids; Wasilla, Alaska 7743 posts
Nov 26th '12

yes, and my hospital the nurse comes out with you and checks it, so you dont have to re-install the carseat.