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How old when babies usually start crawling?

I nanny for a little boy and I feel like he should be crawling by now but I'm not sure.

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Asked by Mommy2Max217 at 9:06 AM on Mar. 1, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Whenever they feel like crawling. My oldest didn't crawl till 9 months (he was too fat lol). My youngest was crawling at around 4.5 months

    Answer by Zakysmommy at 9:07 AM on Mar. 1, 2011

  • Between 5 to 9 mo usually BUT...some kids never crawl. My oldest just scooted around on his tummy & then walked. My next to youngest daughter only crawled for one month exactly then began to walk at 10 mo. My youngest had very poor upper body strength & had a hard time crawling. She actually walked better (started at 11 mo) and then alternated crawling & walking for a few months after that. It just varies. As long as the baby shows an interest in being mobile, actual real crawling isn't that big a deal.

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:17 AM on Mar. 1, 2011

  • some kids so straight to walking. My oldest started crawling at 4.5 months (never army crawled or anything just started craawling). My youngest started army crawling at 6 months then crawling a few days later. My nephew how ever crawled the forst time at like 9-10 months and he didn't crawl normally he crawled backwards lol. He did this until about 10.5 or 11 months. He didn't start pulling up until after his first birthday and didn't take his first steps until 15 months old. But my girls however my oldest pulled up at 5 months and walked at 8.5 months. My youngest was pulling up at 6 months and walking at 10 months. So every child learns at there own paise although boys I think are a little slower than girls are.

    Answer by mommy5409 at 9:23 AM on Mar. 1, 2011

  • My son never crawled. He went straight to walking. He is very smart and knows anything there is to know about computers.

    Answer by dancer at 9:38 AM on Mar. 1, 2011

  • My son started crawling when he was 6 months old

    Answer by Alisim at 9:49 AM on Mar. 1, 2011

  • It varies, and some kids never crawl. DD started crawling at 9 1/2 mos, and DS was sometime in his 11th month.

    Answer by Krysta622 at 11:58 AM on Mar. 1, 2011

  • My son started when he turned 7 months, but he had been doing the scoot at around 6 1/2 Months. I have heard that some children never crawl and go straight to walking!

    Answer by TsMommy428 at 12:35 PM on Mar. 1, 2011

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