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When will my baby be able to sit up on her own?
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In brief: 6 months
6 months with help, 9 months without help, most of the time.

In brief: 6 months
6 months with help, 9 months without help, most of the time.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
In brief: 6-8 months
Normal babies can sit up around 6-8 months of age.

In brief: 6-8 months
Normal babies can sit up around 6-8 months of age.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Laura Webb
Pediatrics
In brief: 6 months
Babies generally sit up around 6 months, however there is a wide range of normal.
The first step is a tripod sit, where the baby supports his/herself with their arms o the floor in front of them.

In brief: 6 months
Babies generally sit up around 6 months, however there is a wide range of normal.
The first step is a tripod sit, where the baby supports his/herself with their arms o the floor in front of them.
Dr. Laura Webb
Dr. Laura Webb
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Dr. Scott Katz
Pediatrics
In brief: 7 months
Most babies are able to sit on their own at 7 months, and are able to get themselves from lying to sitting by 10 months.
If you have any concerns regarding your child's development, please consult your pediatrician.

In brief: 7 months
Most babies are able to sit on their own at 7 months, and are able to get themselves from lying to sitting by 10 months.
If you have any concerns regarding your child's development, please consult your pediatrician.
Dr. Scott Katz
Dr. Scott Katz
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Dr. Michael Coogan
Pediatrics
In brief: 6-7 months
She will be able to sit by herself at 6-7 months, but she may not be able to get herself to a sitting position until 9-11 months.

In brief: 6-7 months
She will be able to sit by herself at 6-7 months, but she may not be able to get herself to a sitting position until 9-11 months.
Dr. Michael Coogan
Dr. Michael Coogan
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