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When did your baby start crawling?

my dd is 5 months old, and it looks like she's trying to crawl, she just doesn't quite have the strength yet. She'll wiggle around like crazy though. I just wanna know if I should be expecting her to crawl anytime soon. It seems kinda early to me.

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AirForceWife14

Asked by AirForceWife14 at 5:21 PM on Apr. 24, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Usually when they are around six months, its all about your baby. Maybe later, maybe early on
    bellamommyof4

    Answer by bellamommyof4 at 5:22 PM on Apr. 24, 2010

  • Mine was about 8 months when she finally took off..she did the wiggle thing for a while, and got SO mad when she couldn't chase bubba
    angeleyes0306

    Answer by angeleyes0306 at 5:27 PM on Apr. 24, 2010

  • It really varies! My dd started doing that around 5 mos but never crawled... She rolled everywhere and then she started cruising and was walking at 9 mos!
    07lilmama1108

    Answer by 07lilmama1108 at 5:29 PM on Apr. 24, 2010

  • My 1st was 5 months when she started the army crawl and 6 months when she actually crawled. My 2nd dd started at 7 months. She would get up on hands and knees since 5 months and rock back and forth but didnt go forward until 7 months.
    SabrenaLeigh

    Answer by SabrenaLeigh at 5:38 PM on Apr. 24, 2010

  • 3.5 months.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:43 PM on Apr. 24, 2010

  • My son just tuned 8m & is no where near crawling- but my niece who is 4 days younger is on the move!
    pinkcicle709

    Answer by pinkcicle709 at 5:48 PM on Apr. 24, 2010

  • Crawling is not a developmental milestone and many babies never crawl.
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 6:05 PM on Apr. 24, 2010

  • My son just started crawling last week and he is turning 9 months tomorrow! He was almost crawling for about a month!
    DJsmom0725

    Answer by DJsmom0725 at 6:47 PM on Apr. 24, 2010

  • My oldest started at age 9 mo. walking and potty trained by 18 mo. It all depends on the baby. Give them time and encouragement . If they are not ready don't push.
    holyspirit482

    Answer by holyspirit482 at 6:50 PM on Apr. 24, 2010

  • 61/2 month, now hes working on cruising the furtature. what handful
    KJ_on

    Answer by KJ_on at 7:45 PM on Apr. 24, 2010

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