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how do you know when your baby is ready to sit up on their own?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 2:22 PM on May. 22, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • They do it.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:23 PM on May. 22, 2009

  • when they dont fall
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:24 PM on May. 22, 2009

  • Lol, just let them do it. I placed a big sleeping bag or layer of blankets on the floor and let my dd sit up whenever she wanted to. She fell back alot and the blankets keep you from going crazy as a mommy.
    MamaChamp

    Answer by MamaChamp at 2:35 PM on May. 22, 2009

  • When they do it! A lot of people claim a bumbo "teaches" them to sit up, but that's hogwash. The muscles used to sit in a seat and to support your own body are completely different. Babies will get it. To "practice" you can put him in a boppy. It won't help him sit up, but he won't bump his head when he falls.
    apexmommy

    Answer by apexmommy at 3:25 PM on May. 22, 2009

  • They just need practice and they'll get it eventually
    carliemarie1015

    Answer by carliemarie1015 at 3:46 PM on May. 22, 2009

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