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Is 10 months too early for my son to have started walking?

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RJsMommy0828

Asked by RJsMommy0828 at 2:02 PM on Aug. 10, 2013 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • no my son started taking steps around 9 months..
    mampanda0422

    Answer by mampanda0422 at 2:03 PM on Aug. 10, 2013

  • ? ...why?

    my daughter starte at 7.5 months. We were so proud- then we learned what a pain in the the butt that was so when my son came along we were like no...just lay there you have a whole lifetime to walk!
    charlotsomtimes

    Answer by charlotsomtimes at 2:06 PM on Aug. 10, 2013

  • Not too early, no. The guidelines are generalized averages. Some kids start at 7 months, some start as late as 14 or 15. 12 happens to be the average, but no one can say one specific month is "normal" for every child. :)
    Kword

    Answer by Kword at 2:10 PM on Aug. 10, 2013

  • ]thanks
    RJsMommy0828

    Comment by RJsMommy0828 (original poster) at 2:11 PM on Aug. 10, 2013

  • Definitely not. Apparently at the ripe old age of 10 months, I was walking on my tippy toes, backwards, in circles.

    My 8 month old daughter is working on walking.
    hopeandglory53

    Answer by hopeandglory53 at 2:34 PM on Aug. 10, 2013

  • Babies don't read calendars. He's right on time, for him.
    Ballad

    Answer by Ballad at 2:39 PM on Aug. 10, 2013

  • No mine son was walking at that age, my daughter was not. My son did not crawl first (sigh) and so the doctor had us make him learn to do it. It is a developmental thing.
    Dardenella

    Answer by Dardenella at 3:51 PM on Aug. 10, 2013

  • If he is walking it is not early.
    louise2

    Answer by louise2 at 4:05 PM on Aug. 10, 2013

  • One of my daughters was walking unaided by 10 months. Why would you worry about it being too early? If he's ready, he's ready :)
    goldpandora

    Answer by goldpandora at 4:46 AM on Aug. 11, 2013

  • OMG NO! Make him sit down immediately!
    PartyGalAnne

    Answer by PartyGalAnne at 6:57 PM on Aug. 11, 2013

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