lazy crawler?

Jess - posted on 07/06/2009 ( 12 moms have responded )

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My daughter is 9 months nearly 10,and she only gets around by pulling herself along with her arms,she doesnt crawl normally,is this normal?

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Vicki - posted on 07/07/2009

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I have read that since the "Back to Sleep" campaign began, a lot of babies are crawling later, or not at all. Doctors simply like to see some sort of horizontal movement by one year, be it crawling, scooting, shuffling, or what have you.

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Jen - posted on 07/11/2009

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That is very normal. Some kids don't crawl at all. My daughter did the army crawl as I call it until about the same age as your daughter then she surprised us and got up on all fours a crawled "the right way." Then when she was almost 14 months finally started walking and shortly after that running. Now at 19 months she just discovered she can jump lol. Things will go pretty fast from here on out lol :) Good luck.

Stephanie - posted on 07/11/2009

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my son did not start to use his knees crawling until he was almost a year. he did the army crawl for the longest time.

Natasha - posted on 07/11/2009

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the army crawl. My son never did it, but a boy at day care did, he could stand on his own ut just didn't want to do anything else, and one day he realized that walking was faster than army crawling.

Jade-Maree - posted on 07/09/2009

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My daughter didnt crawl, she army crawled for ages and then started puling her self up on things and walking with support, she started walking properly at 11mths. So try not let it wory you too much:)

Francis - posted on 07/09/2009

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My niece never learned how to crawl, she just scooted in a sitting up position, she ended up being perfectly normal!!

Kelly - posted on 07/09/2009

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my son is the same, he just pulls himself along with just his arms....he is almost 8 months....and all my sisters kids did the same thing....he will get onto his hands and knees and crawl before you know it.....it may just take him a little longer than others.....they all devolope different.....

Ashley - posted on 07/09/2009

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My son is now 13 months but he did the army crawl when he started and eventually moved to his knees and got a little faster. I asked the dr. and he told me that all babies are different in the way they move and not to be worried b/c he would come around in his own time and he did.

Loris - posted on 07/09/2009

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my boy is now 9 months 2 weeks, started crawling in four yesterday...he was a lazy crawler, now he's learning the new way....:-)

you might be surprise by your daughter soon!

Trich - posted on 07/06/2009

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my boy is much the same he is just 8 months and he gets around by rolling and butt shuffling.. i think all children are different and they will get there in there own time

Loris - posted on 07/06/2009

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my boy does the same, they say its not important how they move around as long s they do, so I dont mind it :-)

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