Child Psychology and Behaviour

Unable to walk or crawl or sit for long

Thanu
1 to 3 years

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Updated on Mar 08, 2013

Hello,   My son is 1 year old he neither crawls, nor stand without support nor walks or sit for long am so worried is this normal , all other activities are fine i feed him gud healthy foods .

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Radhika Thombre

| Mar 11, 2013

Hi! Thanu, My twin daughters are 15 months. elder one started walking at 1 year. at 15 months younger one is still walking with support. Doc says some children start late. dont worry. Try a walker. maybe it will help.

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Radhika Thombre

| Mar 11, 2013

Hi! Thanu, My twin daughters are 15 months. elder one started walking at 1 year. at 15 months younger one is still walking with support. Doc says some children start late. dont worry. Try a walker. maybe it will help.

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Puja

| Mar 11, 2013

Hi! I know it can be worrisome when kids don't do things that so called milestones suggest. I have one query, is your son carried or held on the lap for long periods. With my kids I found that if I carried them most of the time. they weren't very interested in trying to get around on their own. Also if you are still worried then you should have a chat with the pediatrician. Take care.

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Anurima

| Mar 08, 2013

Hi Thanu. My son is one year old and doesnt stand or attempts to walk either. He sits and moves around on his bottom!Do not stress yourself as most children reach milestones at their own pace. Indu has suggested a good way to encourage your son to move about. Try them and dont worry :)

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Indu

| Mar 08, 2013

I think you should wait for some more time and not to worry much, it is normal for some babies to take long to take first step. My nephew is 8 months and doesn't want to even sit .. but its fine. Every child has his / her own pace for meeting milestones. My daughter had started walking when she was 1 yr and 1 month (13 months) and that was such a delight view .... so wait... Summer is approaching so now u can start giving him some floor time and let him explore around while sitting or making some support. You can try to spread his favorite toys at floor or bed few steps away from him and let him try to reach ...

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