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Behind or not?

My ds is 4 mo and my aunt today told me he was behind because he should already be rolling over and sitting up! Is my ds behind?

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PANZONSMOM

Asked by PANZONSMOM at 10:23 PM on Jan. 16, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • every baby is different! if ur doc says he is fine then he is fine! my cousins son is 10 months old and is just now sitting up alone and kinda army crawling! my dd rolled over at 4 months and sat up at 5 months! dont worry!
    Caroline2010

    Answer by Caroline2010 at 10:25 PM on Jan. 16, 2011

  • no ur son is not behind, my daughter did alot of things "late" she rolled about 5-6 months . ud be amazed how much a child can do in just one month time..
    Cherriemama831

    Answer by Cherriemama831 at 10:25 PM on Jan. 16, 2011

  • I agree, every child is different, it will happen! Don't let others tell you when theyr'e supposed to be doing something.
    genagina

    Answer by genagina at 10:37 PM on Jan. 16, 2011

  • Just make sure he has lots of tummy time
    babbykrissy

    Answer by babbykrissy at 10:42 PM on Jan. 16, 2011

  • Not at all. Ignore your aunt. Kids usually roll over at 3+ months, but it isn't set in stone. And sitting up??? What kind of bionic children was she around? LOL (just kidding) Kids who sit up at 6 months are often called "early"!
    SandyHack

    Answer by SandyHack at 10:48 PM on Jan. 16, 2011

  • He could roll over soon. But he's not late. Sitting up comes at 6 or 7 months.
    mompam

    Answer by mompam at 10:59 PM on Jan. 16, 2011

  • no
    boobarandbell

    Answer by boobarandbell at 11:30 PM on Jan. 16, 2011

  • Your aunt doesn't know what she's talking about. My son didn't roll over until he was something like 7 months and he didn't sit himself up until he was like 9 months! (He started crawling about the same time). He was trying to take steps at 8 1/2 months, though.
    Adelicious

    Answer by Adelicious at 11:56 PM on Jan. 16, 2011

  • my daughter is 5 months old and can sit up IF I PUT HER IN THAT POSTION she can't sit up from laying down I don't know any baby that can do that until around 7 months or so... she rolled over early at 2 months but there are tons of babies that dont roll over till 4 months or so..... they are all different as long as he is happy and healthy he will get it :)
    randilinn

    Answer by randilinn at 10:26 AM on Jan. 17, 2011

  • My first didn't roll over for the first time until 5 months, didn't get to a sitting position on his own until 10 months. He's 3.5 now and FINE, completely normal. Every baby is different, and this isn't usually something the pedi even asks about until the 6 month visit, at which point it's still ok if baby isn't doing either of those things. Your aunt must have a VERY limited experience with babies to think that they all roll over and sit up by 4 months old.
    DragonRiderMD

    Answer by DragonRiderMD at 2:57 PM on Jan. 17, 2011

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