13 months and still not walking

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  1. cutedimples

    cutedimples Well-Known Member

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    My LO was commando crawling from 6 months & at 12 months she crawled full on. She turned 13 months yesterday and still cant stand alone or walked either.

    Any1 else's LO also still not walking??? I know babies develop differently but im just wondering
     
  2. lilmissdanni

    lilmissdanni Well-Known Member

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    17 months and still not so really, I wouldn't worry x
     
  3. cutedimples

    cutedimples Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for letting me know
     
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    lilmissdanni Well-Known Member

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    Sorry for short reply, lo was asleep on me.

    He has been crawling properly since 14 months but can't stand on his own and still isn't fab at walking with support. He was a bum shuffler though and bum shufflers tend to walk later. With my lo, I think it's just a confidence thing.

    Seriously, sounds like your lo has found a fab way to get around (crawling) and is reluctant to try another lol x
     
  5. SassyLou

    SassyLou Well-Known Member

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    DS1 & DS2 were both just turned 13 months old when they walked, however, DS3 was almost 19 months!
    He never cruised with furniture or attempted to walk, he just sat there, then one day he just got up and walked! He's now 12 and still won't attempt things unless he's confident he can do it.
    X
     
  6. Lemonflower

    Lemonflower Well-Known Member

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    Hi

    My DS crawled at 12 months and walked at 16 months. He didn't stand until about 15.5 months.
    I think he just got very comfortable crawling and became very good and quick at it!!!

    Please don't worry. I was but shouldnt have... There will be no stopping your LO when she decides to walk!! Haha!
     
  7. Shadowy Lady

    Shadowy Lady Well-Known Member

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    Mine was crusing on furniture since around 8 months but only this past week she started walking without support. I still would say she prefers to "walk" on her knees as she's faster that way but she can definitely walk when she wants to.

    All babies develop different though. In the end they will all walk :)
     
  8. future_numan

    future_numan Mommy to 4 girls & 1 boy

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    Harrison is 17 months old and still not walking. He didn't crawl till 12 months. I wouldn't worry it will happen soon enough
     
  9. Boo44

    Boo44 Mummy of 2 boys

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    This thread is reassuring. Not for my LO (who actually didn't walk until 13.5 months) but for my niece who is 1 on Sunday and still doesn't even crawl. She kind of rolls around. She doesn't put weight on her legs. We were wondering if now was the time to get worried but it seems like some babies haven't walked until much later so there's hope x
     
  10. MrsButterfly

    MrsButterfly Mummy

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    My lo didnt crawl till just over eleven months and still isn't walking. He can cruise confidently but mostly refuses to walk with me. He's at that stage where he doesn't like help so I think he's waiting till he's confident to do it himself.

    He didn't pull himself up to standing till around 13mo. My HV was worrying at his 10mo check and said if he wasn't pulling to stand by a year old she would be considering a referral. I knew he'd get there so I'm glad they didn't push it.
     
  11. MrsPear

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    Joni didn't crawl until 2 days before 1st birthday. She bum shuffled a couple of times, it was completely coincidence if she actually reached anything she wanted though. She really never moved a whole lot at all until the week she was one. I think she rolled once or twice at 8 months and then not again until 10 months or something! She didn't pull up till nearly 14 months either.

    Obviously, it's worth asking the question if you're worried. But to me Joni is just following a bit of a 'slower' schedule and I can see she's fine. She's getting a lot steadier on her feet now and just last week she learnt to climb the stairs.

    OP, it's too early to start worrying as others have said. It's always worth asking your HV if you're worried because they are best placed to assess your LO, but it's definitely not a problem not to be walking for ages yet!
     
  12. Ellemarley

    Ellemarley Well-Known Member

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    My girl didn't walk until 18 months. YES, 18 MONTHS!! :haha: Her ped was ready to put her in physical therapy. She's great with walking and running now! It's hard not to worry, but they DO get there eventually.
     
  13. Buttercup84

    Buttercup84 2 girls, 1 boy

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    13 months is still fairly early days, my DD walked at 16.5 months (didn't bear weight on her legs until 12 months) but cottoned on VERY quickly and there was no stopping her after that :thumbup:
     
  14. jenniferannex

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    My DD didn't walk until she was 18 months, I wouldn't worry about it, they walk when they are ready :flower:
     
  15. Nikki Leigh

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    My baby is just a year old, and although she's taking some halting steps now, I'm convinced she's only doing it because the daycare has been working overtime to get her to walk. If not for that, I'm certain she would be perfectly happy still crawling and cruising (and that would be perfectly OK with me). I really think early walking is overrated.
     
  16. overcomer79

    overcomer79 LT-TTC success 3.5yrs

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    dd is soon to be 15 months no walking. Her pediatrician is going to put her in physical therapy next month if she isn't stepping at least three steps :/
     
  17. BintUmmi

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    My daughter couldn't stand alone or walk at 13 months, she didn't even try. She started trying to walk around 15 months. Before that she used to crawl really quickly everywhere instead and now she runs everywhere!
     
  18. Saphira

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    My daughter didn't walk on her own until she was 16 months! She'd push her walker around and all but preferred to crawl up until then. She's completely fine. :)
     
  19. lilly_bum

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    so glad to read this my lo is 16 months and has only ever took 3 step xx
     
  20. hubblybubbly

    hubblybubbly Well-Known Member

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    Willow stood alone, as in I'd put her in a standing position and she wouldn't fall over at 14 months.

    She started pulling up on things to stand at 15 months.

    She took her first steps at 17 months.....then learned how to stand up herself without pulling up on things....

    I wouldn't even begin to worry until 18 months at the earliest, even then it'd just be something Id start trying o encourage more.
     

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