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fact or fiction

skinnier babies roll, crawl,stand, walk, faster the chubby babies (btw i have a chunker lol so not judging! )

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Asked by Anonymous at 9:31 AM on Aug. 31, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • I think it's False, I love chuncky baby's lol!!

    Answer by toledoohiomom at 9:32 AM on Aug. 31, 2009

  • False...very false.

    Answer by AllAboutKeeley at 9:33 AM on Aug. 31, 2009

  • False, Depends totally on the baby when that happens.

    Answer by louise2 at 9:39 AM on Aug. 31, 2009

  • Really false! I don't think there's really a correlation unless you know the baby's so chunky it can't move...which I don't think happens...

    Answer by mommatomanyy at 9:40 AM on Aug. 31, 2009

  • Doesn't make a bit of difference, My chunkier baby dide verything sooner than my slimmer baby!

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:56 AM on Aug. 31, 2009

  • i have a big baby and she was sitting unsuported at 3months walking at 7months and climbing onto our 4ft bed at 11months,she still is kind of big.i cant even get her to sit still to eat.shes a mover

    Answer by angelairelan at 10:02 AM on Aug. 31, 2009

  • I think false. My son was a CHUNK and army crawled at 6 mo, real crawl at 7mo, and walked at 10 mo... and for the most part I think he was on time or earlier than many kids his age.

    Answer by AmiJanell at 10:19 AM on Aug. 31, 2009

  • False-- I think it has more to do with genetics, coordination, and baby-wearing.
    Babies who are carried more are believed to gain coordination more quickly.

    My chunky & skinny (one of each) APed babies walked by 10 months~ but walking "earlier" seems to run in the family, too.

    Answer by doulala at 11:07 AM on Aug. 31, 2009

  • My friends 8 month old baby is 3 weeks older than mine, he's in 12 mo size and mines in 6. Mine can cruise and stand for what seems like hours, I think he's pretty close to walking. Her's can crawl, mine can't at all. Mine sat up at 5 months hers still cant. Mine will barely eat any solid foods (stage 1) hers is on puffs and even pancakes! Its totally different for everyone. Her's spent alot of time playing by himself, where I always had mine with me. It just depends on each situation I think.

    Answer by Christina2135 at 12:24 PM on Aug. 31, 2009

  • False. According to our pediatrician, heavier babies tend to do things early because it takes more muscle just for them to move their limbs, so they're stronger to begin with.

    Baby wearing actually slows things down because they don't have the time on the floor that other babies have.

    My chunky monkies all rolled both ways before 3 months, sat unassisted by 4 months, one crawled at 6 months, cruised furniture at 7 months and all out walked by 10 months.

    Oh, but mine were tummy sleepers, too.

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:32 PM on Aug. 31, 2009

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