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crawling?

My daughter will be 7 months next week. She was 61/2 weeks early...She is not crawling...is that ok.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 6:55 AM on Nov. 15, 2008 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • I would not worry about it. My children all crawled at different ages. They all walked at different ages as well. Yes there are some guidelines for this, but they are set in stone. My niece is almost 1 and she still does not really crawl. She rolls and she pulls herself along. I think to her crawling is to much work and not fast enough.

    If you really become concerned then I would talk to the DR at her next appointment.

    Good Luck and try not to worry
    cornflakegirl3

    Answer by cornflakegirl3 at 6:58 AM on Nov. 15, 2008

  • My daughter was 7 weeks early and she started crawling with her belly off the ground at about 8 months. As long as you know you are working with her/she's getting tummy time, she'll be fine. My full term nephew didn't crawls untill he was almost 1. Don't sweat it mama, she might go straight to walking.
    navy-wife

    Answer by navy-wife at 7:06 AM on Nov. 15, 2008

  • My DS is 6 months and isnt sitting up. So children do different things at different times. I wouldnt worry.
    Ashlynsmommy06

    Answer by Ashlynsmommy06 at 10:10 AM on Nov. 15, 2008

  • My son was full term and didn't crawl until he was 11 months old. Even at a regular 9 month check-up, the doctor only worries developmentally about whether they're getting from one place to another, whether it's by walking, crawling, army crawling, scooting, or even just rolling. So there's still time, no need to worry yet. :-)
    DragonRiderMD

    Answer by DragonRiderMD at 11:08 AM on Nov. 15, 2008

  • My twins just started crawling at 9 months so don't worry..
    twotwinsmom

    Answer by twotwinsmom at 11:41 AM on Nov. 15, 2008

  • My daughter didnt crawl until 9 1/2-10 months. Don't worrt everyone is diff! My daughter was a late crawler/roller over.. but she was a VERY early talker.. they just do it all at their own pace!
    JerseyMamaa

    Answer by JerseyMamaa at 12:08 PM on Nov. 15, 2008

  • my son will be 9 mos on the 19th, and he still wont crawl. he crawls backwards... more like scoots backwards... so dont worry
    MONHOLLENMOM

    Answer by MONHOLLENMOM at 1:53 PM on Nov. 15, 2008

  • I would not be worried at all ..crawling & walking are the two things parents stress and fret over! My daughter was "late" with both of them ...she started crawling at 10 1/2 months and walking at 13 months.
    MrsPilat

    Answer by MrsPilat at 5:03 PM on Nov. 15, 2008

  • My son didn't crawl until he was 8 months old and he walked at 13 months. Some babies do it later then others and some babies never crawl.
    mommy20507

    Answer by mommy20507 at 2:47 PM on Nov. 16, 2008

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