When do babies crawl?

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Leanne - posted on 01/23/2010

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my daughter and just turned 8months and she refuses to crawl she will go backwards and round in a circle but doesnt want to go forwards she much prefers walking!! she took her first steps on boxing day!!! all babies r just different

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Sarah - posted on 03/14/2012

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My eldest commando crawled at 5 months and properly crawled at 8 months. My youngest started crawling at 4 months on the dot!

Gennifer - posted on 01/23/2010

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typically from 6 months old till they are about 10 months they are suppose to crawl if they dont you definately dont want to start letting them walk it can be cruciall to thier well being and to thier learning so if she isnt by the time she is 8 months I would contact my doctor and find out how concerned they are at this age with the baby not crawling.

Tricia - posted on 01/23/2010

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my daughter just turned 8 months on the 22nd and the day before she crawled for the first time forward, most of the time she would go backwards but she was after a ball that was rolling around on the floor. it was so cute she had the motion going then she went. every child is different. my friends daughter that is 6 weeks older hasn't even tried to crawl yet.

Mia - posted on 01/23/2010

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my daughter is 8 months and 1 week old and she started combat crawling when she was 6 months and 2 weeks old.. she did that for about 2 weeks and then she started the real crawling.. she is now standing on her on with holding on to something.. =)
you don't have to worry about crawling.. some babies skip that completely and go strait to walking! =)

Mariane - posted on 01/23/2010

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All Babies are different my son is 8 months and all he does which he has been doing for a few weeks now is the combat crawl, so I think it's when they are ready.

Casandra - posted on 01/22/2010

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My daughter was 6 weeks premature. She is eight and a half months now and just starting to try to crawl. By the time shes supposed to be eight months (about a month or so) Im sure she will be crawling. If it takes longer though I will just consider myself lucky.

Jeannie - posted on 01/22/2010

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I guess it all depends on your baby. Whether he/she is ready to crawl or do anything else. My son is 8 months and 3 weeks and he started crawling about 2 weeks ago. Now he's starting to talk.

Diane - posted on 01/22/2010

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My daughter is 8 and a half months old and starting to crawl, shuffles her knees a couple of times then gets frustrated so tries to get up on her feet and walk, it's so funny.

Kayla - posted on 01/21/2010

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My daughter started "army crawling" when she was about 6 months old. She never did crawl "normally"! She just went straight to walking. My son will be 8 months old tomorrow and he doesn't crawl at all.

Shelly - posted on 01/21/2010

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Babies are supposed to crawl when they are ready to :) They are all different. My first son skipped right past crawling to walking (at 6 months)...and my youngest is 8 months and is trying really hard to crawl!

Sarah - posted on 01/20/2010

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my little boy rolled over at 4 moths and then lepoard crawled till 8months, however my little girl now wont really roll over as doesnt like being on her stomach so is no where near crawling and she is 9 months next week, so they are all different.

Tanya - posted on 01/20/2010

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Emily started rolling and commando crawling at 4 months, then didnt crawl for ages, then started again at 7 months!

Kaylarie - posted on 01/20/2010

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They can crawl anywhere from 5 to 10 months. Crawling has a big gap for what is normal. My son just started crawling at about eight in half months. What I did was not give him toys that he wanted everytime he fussed. Also ignoring him a little when he was trying to get those toys let him get determined enough to get them. I know boys do most things later than girls. Alot of girl babies I know crawled at five months most boy babies I know was anywhere from 8-10 months.

Trisha - posted on 01/20/2010

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My baby started crawling the exact day she turned 8 months, but I have a friend who's baby never crawled and just started walking at 12 months. Every baby is different.

Kanhchana - posted on 01/19/2010

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my son started to crawl around 6&1/2 months but before that at 5 months he would shuffle around on his elbows and stomach. but every baby is different my nephew is 7 months now and is not crawling yet either

Laura - posted on 01/18/2010

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My little girl crawled at 7 months - but they are all different and 1 of my friends little girl is 9 months and doesnt crawl! Dont panic enjoy the peace while they just sit there....

Tammy - posted on 01/17/2010

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All babies develop differently , my son started crawling 2 days b4 he turned 8 months .... Now im kinda chasing him around lol... Give him/her time and she will be doing it b4 you know it :) good luck

Ruth - posted on 01/17/2010

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I think every baby is different, my son is 8 months and he is still not crawling.... but Im sure its only a matter of time before Im chasing him around the house! :)

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