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Is It Normal That My Baby Is Not Sitting Or Crawling At 7 Months
Yes: Crawling would be a little advanced at 7 months (9 months is the "normal"). With any milestone, the age given is the age at which the "average" infant can to do it. That leaves a pretty wide range. For sitting without support, the milestone is 6 months. In general, as long as the milestone is met before the next milestone is due (in this case, at 9 months) it still falls in the normal range. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Being pregnant: Yes. Of course. There is very little room left. ...Read more
My baby is 8 months he is not crawling but he turns around right and left ..Is this a sign that he will start crawling or not?
Is it normal for my 6 year old to not keep still? She is always moving around even when sitting or laying down .
Developmental delay: Yes it is of concern. We expect to see babies crawling sometime between 6-10 months. Along with crawling we expect to see "cruising" which is where the pull themselves to their feet and walk along holding onto furniture.The first steps should happen around 12 months.At the one year well child check discuss this with your pediatrician so appropriate referrals can be made if necessary.Good luck. ...Read more
My baby is 4 months olds but still jittery. Is it normal and when will be disappeared. (baby health condition is ok)?
Usually transient: Jitteriness is frequent, well-recognized phenomenon in neonates. It usually resolves with time. In one study j clin neuro jitteriness resolved at mean age of 7.2 +/- 3.4 months. At 3 years, 92% of the infants had a normal neurodevelopmental examination, while in the rest only minor transient problems occurred. If concerned should always consult pediatrician. ...Read more
This is my 3rd pregnancy and usually when I have an orgasm my uterus goes rock hard! lately that is not happening at all? Baby is ok with hb of 149bpm
My baby 7 months old is coughing for more than a month the scanner showed that he has reflux, is it normal at this age and what cause it?
Caucasin baby. Noticed veins on her abdomen. Not sure if they were there before on not. 7 months tomorrow. Scared it is something bad. Is it normal?
Could be: Yes, this could be. Have you introduced any new foods that he or she could be slightly intolerant of? ...Read more
The baby's head: won't be below the cervix until it starts its passage through the birth canal. Strictly speaking, that means the pushing stage of labor has started. Perhaps you misunderstood the info you were given since this doesn't happen until you're well into labor. Dr. Anne ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 18 weeks and 4 days sometimes my baby boys heart beat is up to 164 is that normal or should I be worried at resting it is 150?
Nothng wrong with it: I don't see anything wrong with it.But check it with your obstetrician. ...Read more
My four month old baby son seems to have rapid eye movement at different times during the day. Is that normal. It's not very fast movement either.
REM: Rapid eye movements may be entirely normal in infants HOWEVER THIS is the kind of observation your Pediatrician will NOT be annoyed about if you question him/her......suggest you check this out.... Hope this is helpful Dr Z ...Read more
My baby is 7 weeks old. For the past three days he is not sleeping at night. But sleeps in day time. Everything else normal.anything to be worried?
Wake during day: This kid has flipped his day/night pattern. Time to start over.Feed when waking up, never allow more than 2 hours of sleep in a segment during the day before waking to feed.Do not re-feed before sleep,sucking means they like sucking, not hunger.At night, never wake to feed,but feed as soon as he wakes. After a few days the kid should re-set his sleep wake pattern. ...Read more
My baby is 6 and a half months & still not sitting up, is this normal? Can't do baby led weaning yet, is that ok?
Be patient: I expect a term born 6 month old to prop sit for a few seconds before they fall over.They get to sittting by themselves closer to 8 months and sit well with a straight back by 10 mo. If the kid was early, you adjust for the amount they were early. ...Read more
Yes!: Developmental milestones are just guidelines for babies, and all babies learn at different rates/times. The "usual" time when a baby learns to crawl can be anywhere between 7 and 10 months, but I have had patients that learned before and after that time period, and they grew up to be healthy children! don't worry! ...Read more
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