Need some tips about crawling PLEASE!

Danielle - posted on 08/04/2009 ( 4 moms have responded )




My baby girl is going to be 8 months very soon and she still has made no attempt to crawl. She sits and will lean forawrd until she folds pretty much in half. I put her on her tummy and she hates it, I try to let her get frustrated and cry but still no use. I put toys in front of her but that doesn't help. I put her in the crawling positions and she lifts her arms up and straightens her legs. I'm not trying to force her because I want her to do it on her own and I know she would love crawling so I try everything.

Any tips or suggestions would be awesome! Thanks!


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Amber - posted on 08/05/2009




Thats normal. She'll get there one day. She's just not ready to crawl yet. All babies are different. My nephew didn't crawl until he was 12 months old, and then before you knew it he was walking.

Terresa - posted on 08/05/2009




she will do things in her own time, keep up with the encouragment she'll be right, but watch out once she starts your life will be upside down for a bit.!!! enjoy the fact that she stays where you put her while you can... i lost my daughter a few times because she got so quick

Crystal - posted on 08/04/2009




Well my son is also going to be 8 months and going through the same thing. He will crawl backwards. He doesnt enjoy being on his belly and when he is he lunges forward. Hes more interested in standing up and trying to hold you to walk. I have a friend who's son didnt start crawling until 8months and did it for a week and began walking so hang in there your not alone! :)

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