We are considering switching DD to a convertible car seat. I am curious to see what others think about switching her at this point.

What is prompting the idea is largely our big trip back home to Indiana for Christmas. Based on previous trips with her up there, we will have a 12 hour drive each way. So I wonder if DD (who definitely prefers being more upright as opposed to leaning back) will be happier and more comfortable in a convertible car seat instead of the infant bucket.

As further background, we went to her six month appointment today and she weighs 20 lbs. 8 oz. (97.5%) and is also in the 95th percentile for height. So she is a big girl!

Do you think it is reasonable to switch to a convertible car seat at this point? Do you think it will make her any more comfortable for our long drive?