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My son is 10 months old and sits up, and is starting to pull himself up. But he is not crawling or walking. I have three other friends whos babies range from 8-10 months, and all their babies are crawling and standing, etc. Im just worried, because he seems to be the last to do everything

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 10:44 PM on May. 18, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Every baby is different. Milestones happen in an age range, not a specific age. All you can do is encourage by lots and lots of floor time which give opportunities to explore and limit or eliminate time in baby containers.
    amileegirl

    Answer by amileegirl at 10:45 PM on May. 18, 2010

  • Don't worry at all. Some babies skip crawling all together and go straight to pulling themselves up and walking. My 9 month old just started crawling on his hands and knees and pulls himself up on everything. I think he'll be walking soon. All babies develop at different rates.
    Ash9724

    Answer by Ash9724 at 10:47 PM on May. 18, 2010

  • that sounds normal to me. some babies skip crawling all together. just work with him and encourage him a lot. he will do things when he is ready.
    jennifer588

    Answer by jennifer588 at 10:55 PM on May. 18, 2010

  • my daughter didnt crawl until she was 10 months old, and didnt walk until she was 15 months. hes completely normal :)
    ashtynsmom730

    Answer by ashtynsmom730 at 11:03 PM on May. 18, 2010

  • No comparing babies. That way lies MADNESS.
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 1:06 AM on May. 19, 2010

  • No biggie. They all do things in their own time. My nine month old doesn't crawl, or stand yet. She does semi crawl, but she doesn't lift her tummy. Just pulls with her elbows and pushes with her knees. My first never crawled, but walked 4 days after his birthday.
    tyrelsmom

    Answer by tyrelsmom at 2:23 AM on May. 19, 2010

  • Well I can tell you that all babies ARE in fact different. My daughter is 8 months old and doesn't roll, crawl, sit without support. But there is NOTHING wrong with her! She is just very vocal, when children are interested in something else besides motor skills, then they will put forth more effort into that area! Don't worry, he will start doing things at his own pace!! Believe me your going to wish that he wasn't mobile!! lol
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:37 AM on May. 19, 2010

  • He started to crawl today!! It was just a few feet, then he saw me looking and stopped. But later when he thought I wasnt looking off he went...lol. It was so cute.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:23 AM on May. 23, 2010

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