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    Default 17 months old and not walking or crawling

    My son is only pushing himself along the floor on his back as a means of getting around. He screams when I try putting him in the crawling position. He is able to sit alone and stands for short periods of time against furniture. I have been taking him to physiotherapy but I don't think it is helping. Are any mums or dads out there in the same or similar boat?

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    Not walking at 17months isn't an issue, some children take until 2 years but not crawling may be an issue. Have you taken him to a paed? I'd suggest getting an appointment with one if you haven't already.

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    Definitely see a pead. How is he with his other milestones?

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    Do you still see your health nurse? What does she say?

    The not crawling sounds like more of a concern than the not walking. I think a trip to the pead is a good idea.

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    Dd1 didn't crawl just bottom shuffled everywhere till nearly 15 months. She walked at 18 months. Was your baby born premmie? Get assessed by a paed. It might not be anything but better get checked.

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    As above, our boy has just figured out how to crawl on all fours at 15 months. Before that he got around on his tummy pushing with one leg. I wouldn't worry about not walking at this age just yet, but do have a professional check him over if you are worried.


 

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