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At what age should my baby sit up on her own?

At what age should my baby sit up on her own?

6: On average, around 6 months of age. Some babies may take longer (especially those who were born premature or have underlying neurological/muscle disorders). Preceding this motor milestone, most babies will roll over at around 4 months of age. ...Read more

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When are babies able to sit up by themselves?

When are babies able to sit up by themselves?

6-11m: Babies can usually prop sit briefly by 6 mo but get to sitting over a wider range 6-11 mo.The expected average is around 7-8 mo. Prematurity and other factors can delay the emergence of this talent. Beyond 9 mo i begin to have concerns. ...Read more

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What age should a baby try to sit up on its own?

What age should a baby try to sit up on its own?

6 months: Most babies can sit up by 6 months, but there are a few signs that tell us that they're making progress: -tripodding: putting hands out in front to support themselves -propping: putting hands out to the sides to prevent falling over. ...Read more

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At what age can I let my baby sit up straight and for how long?

At what age can I let my baby sit up straight and for how long?

Sit up: Most babies begin to sit up between6-8 months. Half an intervals should be adequate if the child sits firmly. ...Read more

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When will my baby sit up by herself?

When will my baby sit up by herself?

5-7 months: To answer your question, we must first define what you mean by 'sit up by herself'. Most full term babies can be placed in a sitting position, and maintain it briefly, at 5- 6 months. Putting themselves into a seated position usually follows a month or two later. Preterm babies will generally be later, depending upon their gestional age. ...Read more

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My 9 months old baby still has no balance to sit up is this normal is there any kind of exersise or way i can teach him dr said all babiesdevelop diff?

My 9 months old baby still has no balance to sit up is this normal is there any kind of exersise or way i can teach him dr said all babiesdevelop diff?

Needs further workup: Babies should be sitting with support by 4 months, and sitting without support by 6 months. Some variation is normal, but 3 months of delay is outside the realm that i'd consider understandable. Get a second opinion--muscular dystrophy and related disorders can manifest with these sorts of weaknesses at a young age. ...Read more

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21 wks pregq. Baby kicks a lot when i lean forward. I do this a lot using laptop at work. I worry hes asking me 2stop dis cos kicks stop wen i sit up?

21 wks pregq. Baby kicks a lot when i lean forward. I do this a lot using laptop at work. I worry hes asking me 2stop dis cos kicks stop wen i sit up?

Kicking is good: Baby's kicking is a reassuring. However, babies have sleep time and awake time. When they are asleep, there will be no movement. Baby is well protected by amniotic fluid and its unlikely that that you could cause harm by leaning forward. Its more likely that your movement wakes baby up or puts baby in a position where the kicking is more obvious to you. Best wishes for your new child! ...Read more

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Does putting your 3 month old baby to sit up in your arms while holding him affect his spine or maybe cause him to grow with hunch back?

Does putting your 3 month old baby to sit up in your arms while holding him affect his spine or maybe cause him to grow with hunch back?

No: As a parent, I can tell you that it is a much tougher job than being a doctor. Children do best with a healthy daily dose of love. Letting your child sit with you won't cause a spinal disorder or interfere with growth. Keep doing it. Keep asking questions, but try not to worry. ...Read more