Childhood Diseases

Posted by: Mali | 2010/02/09



Hi doc
he is 10 months today, trying to crawl,stand and walk, he' s been sitting for a 4 month, but when he is lying down, whether on his tummy on back , he cannot lift himself up to sit. is there a problem or he' ll get there??.....even after sitting for so long??.
when he is lying on his back and and i hold his hands he pulls so he can get up,

Expert's Reply



This is difficult to answer without being able to examine your baby.He seems to sit well and is starting to crawl and even stand and is trying to walk. It is unusual that he cannot lift himself up to sit by himself. Give him another 2 months and if he still cannot get up to sit by himself then ask your paediatrician to see him.

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Posted by: Ash | 2010/02/09

was your baby prem? It sound like he started sitting at the right age. If ur baby is healthy and other milestones are age appropriate then I don' t think u should worry. Give him little more time.

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