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A 28-year-old female asked about a female:

4 month old has head lag but hold head up steady when sitting upright with support and on tummy. doesn't use arms during tummy time. is this normal?

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Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Yes: get a copy of the Denver Developmental Screening Test and insstructions on how to use it. It has a bunch of rectangles on it. The key takeaway is that there are a wide range of ages at which perfectly normal children accomplish certain milestones. A child can even be "delayed" in one area and still be considered normal.

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Last updated Jul 12, 2015

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