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At what age did your child(ren) start walking?

My son walked at 8 months old. And I thought that was pretty normal, until I started noticing other kids a lot older than him who couldn't walk. My friends little boy is 15 months old (same age as my DS) and he just now started. I was just wondering what the average age for walkers are.

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Asked by BlainesMommy09 at 1:47 AM on Jul. 1, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • #1 (girl) was 14 months
    #2 (boy) was 10 months
    #3 (girl) was 12 months
    #4 (girl) was a week shy of turning 1

    I think on average they start walking around the time they turn 1.

    Answer by justanotherjen at 1:48 AM on Jul. 1, 2010

  • 15 months and 17 1/2 months

    Answer by CAGirl4 at 1:49 AM on Jul. 1, 2010

  • all 3 of mine did it within a month of their first birthday.

    Answer by 3_ring_circus_ at 1:50 AM on Jul. 1, 2010

  • 17 1/2 months as well

    Answer by Mommyof2n0308 at 1:50 AM on Jul. 1, 2010

  • 10 1/2 months

    Answer by UAFwife at 1:51 AM on Jul. 1, 2010

  • My son started walking at 15 months
    My daughter started walking at 8 months

    Answer by jnsdrf at 1:53 AM on Jul. 1, 2010

  • My son is trying to scale and let go...he's 7mos
    so we'll see

    I know my sis started at the begining of 8 months and I hear I started toward the end of 8months

    Answer by DomoniqueWS at 1:55 AM on Jul. 1, 2010

  • My little guy is 15 months he is just started! of coarse all the other babies around him started at 8-10 months.

    Answer by Hunnysmommy at 2:01 AM on Jul. 1, 2010

  • My DD was16 months old when she took her first step.

    Answer by raemommy at 2:04 AM on Jul. 1, 2010

  • 10.5 and 10mo, respectively. It is normal for kids to learn to walk in their own time, some earlier and some later. Trying a lot of time trying to 'fix' what isn't broken causes a lot of problems.

    Interestingly, no one can tell how old my kids were when they learned to walk, anymore. It's 'important' for about 8 months of their whole lives. It's impossible to tell how old a child was when they learned to walk long before they're 3.

    Answer by LindaClement at 3:09 AM on Jul. 1, 2010

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