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At what age do babies sit up by themselves?

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Asked by julye at 11:35 PM on Jun. 5, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • My daughter was six months before she could.

    Answer by HaydensMommy708 at 11:41 PM on Jun. 5, 2009

  • its diff. for each baby, but generally around 4-6 months. Remember that baby's spine is very soft. When it hardens, the back and skeleton is able to support the body. Always keep baby on the floor on their tummy as much as possible so that the spine is kept straight and long. This keeps the spine from curving. Many parents love to use baby furniture that keeps baby's sitting on their tail bone. This is when the spine is beginning to firm up.

    Often, chiropractors will find that childrens spines are curved, but this can be avoided by keeping little ones on the tummies instead of upright in a seat. Keeping them on their stomach in a prone position also allows baby to exercise their neck, arms and legs. This is useful so that they are able to use their energy as well. :)

    Answer by lifeasinoit at 11:44 PM on Jun. 5, 2009

  • it really differs between each baby. My son was able to sit up at the end of 3 months beginning of 4 months. Of course he still need help and support. Still does a bit and he is 5 months now. But I know a baby exactly one week younger than him and she still can't sit up yet.

    Answer by leann74016 at 11:47 PM on Jun. 5, 2009

  • by 9 months

    Answer by mandielynn23 at 12:01 AM on Jun. 6, 2009

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