Yasemin - posted on 01/12/2011 ( 21 moms have responded )
Okay, my daughter was born born on March 25 and is 9 months old. She's bee in physical therapy for 2 months due to a gross motor delay. She's 9 months and can't crawl, pull up, sit up from laying down or cruise. She rolls both ways, sits up, and will sort of get in the crawl position from sitting and laying on her tummy. She says ma-ma, da-da, and ba-ba but nothing else. She can clap her hands and gives kisses. She doesn't hold her bottle, but will kind of lift a sippy cup up and drink from it for a second. She has almost mastered picking up things between her pointer finger and thumb. She has no teeth yet. She also does this thing with her hands where she kind of flaps them like she's trying to fly. She sleeps 12 hours at night and takes 2 two hour naps. She drinks nutramigen formula and has ALWAYS had a problem with constipation. I feel like she is SO behind. I don't know what to do or what could be causing it. Doctors told me her physical development is behind and when I asked about her mental development they didn't say anything and just said "well we're sending the babies can't wait program to come evaluate her and they'll do both a physical and mental evaluation." I'm REALLY, REALLY worried. It's all I think about, all day. The main thing that is freaking me out is the possibility of autism. Is anyone else's baby delayed too? Is this normal? I'm a mess right now.