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Baby 8mos has been pushing up on all fours & rocking back & forth for 2mos, he does this for 10 min or so then starts whining then cry if not pick up?

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Dr. Edward Neilsen
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Probably normal

He is probably wanting to get up and move! rocking is often sign of a desire to get moving, even if the rest of the baby is not quite ready.
After he does it for a while he is probably tired and frustrated, thus the desire to be held.

In brief: Probably normal

He is probably wanting to get up and move! rocking is often sign of a desire to get moving, even if the rest of the baby is not quite ready.
After he does it for a while he is probably tired and frustrated, thus the desire to be held.
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Dr. Michael Amster
Pediatrics
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In brief: Take pictures

Clearly he wants to get around, but hasn't quite figured out the crawling thing yet.
Crawling is typically a 9 to 12 mo skill, so it's in the ball park. Especially if he can scoot around a bit, or army crawl and roll. Take video of it, and laugh yourself silly after he goes to bed or when he's a teenager.

In brief: Take pictures

Clearly he wants to get around, but hasn't quite figured out the crawling thing yet.
Crawling is typically a 9 to 12 mo skill, so it's in the ball park. Especially if he can scoot around a bit, or army crawl and roll. Take video of it, and laugh yourself silly after he goes to bed or when he's a teenager.
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