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A 36-year-old female asked:

my almost 8 month daughter still doesn't sit up unassisted. should i be overly concerned?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Maybe not. See Dr.: "doesn't sit up" means different things to different people. A pediatrician can review the baby's development to see if she has been gaining new skills. A baby who learns or does something new every week or two, and has no obvious problems, is usually fine. A baby with delays in other areas would need closer follow-up. Some families have normal kids that are later to sit, later to walk, etc...

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Last updated Oct 5, 2017

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