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My daughter is 10 months old, she stands by herself and everything but is afraid to take that first step when did your baby starts walking?

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Asked by Soraya16 at 2:02 PM on Nov. 20, 2012 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • My oldest didn't start taking those first steps until about 12 months.
    Middle child was running by 10.5 months.
    My youngest could stand on his own by 12 months but didn't walk until 17 months.

    Answer by balagan_imma at 2:05 PM on Nov. 20, 2012

  • My son start taking steps around the same time he was walking by 11 months.

    Answer by Alisim at 2:13 PM on Nov. 20, 2012

  • My DD was 3 days from being 12 months. My DS was 14 months

    Answer by LostSoul88 at 2:17 PM on Nov. 20, 2012

  • Fully independent:
    Son: the week before his 1st birthday
    Daughter: 11 months

    Answer by Rosehawk at 2:19 PM on Nov. 20, 2012

  • On his own at 13 months

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 2:23 PM on Nov. 20, 2012

  • Both right around their first birthday.


    Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 2:29 PM on Nov. 20, 2012

  • About that time. The more your try to "make it happen" the more afraid she will be. I suggest putting a toy just out of her reach and that sort of thing to passively encourage her. Soon you will be asking yourself, why you were so anxious to get her walking lol.

    Answer by Dardenella at 2:32 PM on Nov. 20, 2012

  • I had three children and all three started walking at different ages: #1 - at 12 months, #2 - at 9 months, #3 - at 15 months. Walking will happen and soon it sounds like. Keep helping by holding her hand(s) and praising her, clapping your hands, saying YAY!, etc.

    Answer by gram1014 at 8:28 AM on Nov. 25, 2012

  • if your baby isnt walking by a year & 1/2 id start asking about a possible ear problem - i know several several kids that had trouble walking due to ear issues (your ears control your balance) Goodluck

    Answer by futurebabykar at 12:50 PM on Dec. 12, 2012

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