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did your child/ren crawl backwards before they crawled forward as babie?

If so how long after did they start going forward? And how old were they? (Also posted in babies 0- 12 months)


Asked by bjw_053109 at 6:54 PM on Dec. 11, 2009 in Just for Fun

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  • My kids didn't, then again, my daughter learned to walk because she never lifted her head while crawling and would discover she needed to turn when she crawled head first into the wall!!

    But my ex-husband and his brothers crawled backwards!! I think they started crawling forwards a few months later.

    Answer by armycoppertop at 7:03 PM on Dec. 11, 2009

  • yes for about a month i think my son was 8 months he was walking by 11months so every child is different but they all do it.

    Answer by laika at 6:56 PM on Dec. 11, 2009

  • One of my daughters did it too. She was 6 months and she started crawling forward at 7 months. Walked when she was 8 months. My other daughter never crawled at all, she just started walking at 8 months, a couple of days after her sister walked.

    Answer by lovemytwinsters at 7:01 PM on Dec. 11, 2009

  • YES! I have never found anyone else's whose did. My son did for about a month or two when he was 10 months old. It was so cute though. He's pretty normal now, so I'd say it's okay! lol.

    Answer by sktr_mom at 7:02 PM on Dec. 11, 2009

  • Nope, but I never crawled forward, went from going backwards to walking.

    Answer by BusyBeesmom at 7:13 PM on Dec. 11, 2009

  • All of mine did. It doesn't last very long. You could tell they wanted to go forward, they just couldn't!

    Answer by mompam at 8:05 PM on Dec. 11, 2009

  • Mine did for a week or so and then figured out the forward way. About 7 mos old.

    Answer by coala at 8:33 PM on Dec. 11, 2009

  • My son walked before he crawled. He military crawled, then learned to crawl on his hands and knees. Most babies crawl backwards first.

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 10:17 PM on Dec. 11, 2009

  • Some of them. It is normal. Did you know there is something like 8 or 10 documented official types of crawling babies? Crazy.

    Answer by salexander at 10:57 PM on Dec. 11, 2009