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When does babies usually start walking?? or crawling??

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Asked by alyssamommy08 at 3:25 AM on Oct. 24, 2008 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • My daughter started crawling at six months....she was cruising by 8 months but refused to walk on her own until a few weeks ago (15 months). She would walk while holding just my finger but wouldn't do it solo until recently.

    The "norm" is based on gross generalizations. Each baby is different. Just because your child is 9 months and not crawling doesn't mean that something is wrong...some babies just learn later and take their time. Likewise, some babies are super fast crawlers and I previously stated, it all just depends on the baby.


    Answer by AvasMommy810 at 3:34 AM on Oct. 24, 2008

  • it depends on the child my son crawled at 6 months and he walked at 10 months but my daughter didnt walk til 3 days after she turned one but she also had fluid on her ears and when she got her tubes she walked the same day so it all depends on the child

    Answer by wendy232425 at 7:29 AM on Oct. 24, 2008

  • My son crawled at 8 months. Started climbing & pulling up on things the next day. He still cruises around the furniture at 10 months.

    Answer by bassyentihw at 8:11 AM on Oct. 24, 2008

  • Every child is different, all my kids started crawling around 5 months but the 3 oldest didn't start walking until they were over a year and my youngest started walking at 9 months.

    Answer by sammiesmom2000 at 8:32 AM on Oct. 24, 2008

  • Depends on the child. My daughter didn't walk alone till she was 13 months old. My son got up and walked alone at 8 months, 3 weeks. They were both within the normal range, just one at the bottom end and one at the top end.

    Answer by pagan_mama at 9:08 AM on Oct. 24, 2008

  • My daughter crawled at 6 months and started walking at 9 1/2 months. From watching my nieces and nephews, they all seemed to crawl by at least 8 months and walked shortly after a year. I think every child progresses at it's own pace. I really didn't have to work with my daughter. For the most part, she did it all by herself. My niece had a lot of help and stil didn't walk until a year. So, it really just depends.

    Answer by kinzleysmommy at 9:27 AM on Oct. 24, 2008

  • My son was crawling at about 6.5 months and cruising at 9 months. By a year he was walking on his own. Like everyone else said though, every baby is different.

    Answer by Paesana82 at 9:44 AM on Oct. 24, 2008

  • Honestly, it's whenever they get ready to do it. Lydia crawled at 5 months, and takes 1 step every now and then now (almost 10 months old). So it's all up to when your baby feels like it. :)

    Answer by Emmy_Dollface at 10:22 AM on Oct. 24, 2008

  • I know a little girl (shes a teenager now) who started walking at 5 months. Thats the youngest I've ever heard of. My little guy didn't start crawling till 8 months walked around 13 months.

    Answer by drowninginboys at 10:23 AM on Oct. 24, 2008

  • My daughter started crawling at eight months and, no joke, the very same day, she figured out how to pull up to stand and cruised across the coffee table! Every baby is different! Just work with your LO and have fun! Enjoy it now because it's not all that easy to do stuff while they are getting into everything!....I miss the days when she would stay where I put her! LOL

    Answer by Love2BMommy77 at 11:55 AM on Oct. 24, 2008

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