Milestones for babies with bilateral talipes

Suneeta - posted on 06/27/2012 ( 1 mom has responded )

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Hi my name is Suneeta and my son is Lucius,7months this friday :))
He is my 1st child and has Bilateral Talipes.
My question is as it nags in my head all the time :((
"when will he learn to roll over,crawl,push himself up etc?"
He sits up very well and has for a few months, but the above i have not seen a glimpse of :(
Pls help if you can
Many many thanks
Suneeta
xxx

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Kristin - posted on 07/02/2012

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I completely recommend that you take your son to a pediatric physical therapist. When my youngest son was about your son's age, we started going and it helped immensely. Although my youngest boy only has unilateral talipes, we found that he only used the one side of his body and he was very imbalanced.

He is now 3 years old and only needs PT when he has a serious growth spurt or milestone (like walking).

Every child is different--none of my 3 kids could crawl at 7 months (and only my youngest has a clubfoot!). But if you are truly concerned, talk to your doctor and find a physical therapist!

Good luck!

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