Childhood Diseases

Posted by: Mom | 2009-04-03


11 mnth old not crawling

Hi Doctor,

My sone is 11 months old in a few days and he is still not crawling properly. He sails around everywhere and every now and then he lifts his bum and crawls properly for a few seconds and then just drops on his tummy again. He now started standing up against almost anything. I want to know if it will be to his disadvantage to walk before he crawls normally?

Expert's Reply



Many babies skip the crawling stage completely and simply start pulling themselves up like your baby is doing. Then he will soon start walking. There is no need for any concern.

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Posted by: sweety | 2009-04-14

Hi Mom I had the same experienced with my premature baby who is now 7 years old and in grade 1 with a result of not crawling as a baby he is off balance. He' s been with an O/T and she told me he cannot walk on a straight line caanot skip, hop on on leg etc. PLUS a bit of learning problems.He also have short concentration " span" .maybe some of learning problems result from early birth which is not in your case, out of concern check further help re no craqwling at 11 months.
Hope I did not put you trought unnecessary worry. JUST CONCERNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNN...........

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