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I know it's kind of early to be worrying about this, but I'd like to be prepared, rather than caught off guard.<br><br>
One of my twins is, and always has been, a good 5 lb. bigger than the other. Since I'll be keeping them rear-facing as long as possible, I'm worried that the smaller one will resent being backwards when the bigger one is facing forwards. Is that 5 lb. a big difference? Should I switch them at the same time, or keep the smaller one turned around longer? Also, one of my babies is very tall. Is it possible to outgrow the seat in length before weight? How long is too long for rear facing?<br><br>
They are in Evenflo Triumph Advance seats, if it matters.
 

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Age is more important than height or weight (provided they meet the minimums, of course) so if you think it's going to be an issue, you can turn them around at the same time. I'd try to make it until at least 3 before turning them, though. If the heavier child hits 35 pounds before then, I'd consider another seat with a higher RF weight limit, like the Complete Air, My Ride, or one of the Radians.<br><br>
Children can RF until they have one inch of hard shell above the head. The EFTA is a ver tall-shelled seat, so it's unlikely it will be outgrown by height before weight. My very long torsoed DD RF'ed in her EFTA until nearly 4.
 

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My youngest son was sad when he had to turn FFing. There's no good reason why a kid would want to be FFing. He liked facing his older brother (which you'd get if one of your kids was turned first).<br>
Alternatively, you could buy a seat for the bigger twin that rear-faces to 40 or 45 lbs. so that they can RF for the same amount of time.
 

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Our twins are rearfacing right beside each other and I know that they can't see each other very well without straining their necks forward. So, if you turned one ff and kept the other rf and they were beside each other they would be able to interact a lot more. Not sure if that's a good thing or not <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Wink">. My twin ds is about 3-4lbs heavier than twin dd right now so I imagine he will be ready to turn before dd but we will make that call when the time comes (they're only 22-25lbs right now). If they are both over 3 and we think dd is ready to turn ff we might just turn them both at the same time. They are in TrueFit's so they can rf to 35lbs.
 
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