My son is a hard headed 16 month old that is not walking. He will stand on his own but not for very long. His doc. told me that he will do it when he is ready and as long as he is walking by 18 months then there is nothing to worry about. I was wondering what kind of things I can try to get him on the move.Answer Question
Answer by Shyma at 8:08 PM on Oct. 18, 2009
Well not to get you worried but my Doc told me if my Son wasn't walking by 15 months then there might be more to it. The onset for different disabilities is always different per child. I would get a second opinion, If I were you. It won't hurt and might give you piece of mind.
Answer by mommymine3 at 8:11 PM on Oct. 18, 2009
Find something he likes and see if he will reach up for it. While he is reaching move it forward see if he will walk for it. After a set or two, tons of praise and the toy of course. Very slowly increase the steps he takes before he gets the toy. But lots of praise. And give him time. My youngest is afraid to fall and it took her forever to walk because of it, wont jump either.
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