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How long does "cruising" last before baby starts to walk for real?

My baby just turned 1. He started crawling around 10 months, pulling up and cruising about 2 or 3 weeks ago. Is there a usual amount of time for these things? How long before he walks?

Our 1 yr doctor apointment is tomorrow but they never give me a straight answer. They always say something like if he isn't walking by 16 months....... whatever, I want to know how long cruising lasts before he will learn to walk alone.

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Asked by OwensMama824 at 10:37 PM on Aug. 25, 2009 in Just for Fun

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  • my daughter was crawling at 6 months my son at 7. my son is pullin up and he was 7 months when he started my daughter was pullin up at 7 months too. my daughter started to walk at 10months my son is only 9 months but it doesnt seem he will walk at 10 months babies usually start to walk at 12 months. he is fine though some kids take longer then others. 10 months is a lil late to start crawling but he will catch up babies that fall behind seem to catch up. is he talkin yet??? my daughter started talkin at 5 months my son says mama dada and thats about it lol. but he will be there soon i hope! as for the walkin by 16 months they are right there can be something wrong my niece has down syndrome and even she was walkin at 13 months.

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:43 PM on Aug. 25, 2009


    Answer by Anonymous at 10:45 PM on Aug. 25, 2009

  • My son started crawling at 11 months and then started pulling himself up and holding onto/walking around furniture around 13 months. He is 16 months and just started taking a couple steps away from the cough at one time.

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:48 PM on Aug. 25, 2009

  • from the cough = from the coffee table. Sorry about that.

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:49 PM on Aug. 25, 2009

  • My oldest starting pulling up on things around 8 months. Around 10 months he took his first unassisted step. He wasn't walking fully by himself until 13 months. My second, on the other hand, pulled up around 7 months, took his first step at 9 months and 3 weeks later, pretty much at exactly 10 months was walking by himself. I think he just wanted to keep up with his older brother.

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:06 PM on Aug. 25, 2009

  • My dd is 10 months old, and has not started crawling yet, she said mumma, and dadda, and bad bad, and sometimes she says hey, and "E" (my son Ethan). She is using her arms to scoot on her butt (in a sitting position) on the floor, like a dog with worms, LOL... Everytime I give her tummy time, she gets terribly mad.

    Answer by mumma28 at 11:58 PM on Aug. 25, 2009

  • my son just turned 1 on the 16th and has been cruising and talking (mama, dada, anna, ba, etc) for a couple months now. so far he hasn't wanted to walk. his sister annabelle was walking at about 10 months though so no idea lol

    Answer by sweetpeatexas21 at 2:31 AM on Aug. 27, 2009

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