Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Annie | 2009/01/14

Q.

Crawling

Hi my baby girl is 11mnths and 2weeks and she refuses to crawl on all fours, she leopard crawls and everyone is telling me to take her for therapy otherwise she will behind in school and in certain aspects of her life, i' ve tried all exercise to help her but she just cries. Please give me advise

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

I presume that your baby's milestones such as sitting have been normal up to now.Many children completely skip crawling and simply start pulling themselves upright and then start walking at around 13 months. There is no need for concern and no need to take her for therapy.

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