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Rolling over!

Ok so my 6 month old does not now how to roll over! this normal?

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Asked by MamaD620 at 11:33 AM on Apr. 12, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • My first rolled over once (on accident) at about 5 months old, then wouldn't do it again until about 8 months old. Our pedi said that it's nothing to worry about, as long as he was moving around somehow by 9 months (rolling, crawling, scooting, army crawling, walking, didn't matter), he was fine. And he was by that time, lol, rolling all over the place. So no need to worry yet. :)

    Answer by DragonRiderMD at 11:37 AM on Apr. 12, 2010

  • Actually when my son was 6 months he didn't really know how to either but by 7 months he was a pro. And he met all his other milestones early or on time. So its not really much to worry about. Just make sure he gets plenty of tummy time. I would give my son about 2hrs a day(spread through out the day). Good luck

    Answer by momluvsmiles at 11:40 AM on Apr. 12, 2010

  • Maybe you hold or wear him too much? Give him more time on a blanket on the floor, sometimes on his back & sometimes on his tummy, to give him a chance to build up his muscles.

    Answer by ThrivingMom at 12:42 PM on Apr. 12, 2010

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