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When will my baby start crawling? Walking? Talking?
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental & Behavioral
In brief: Great questions!
You can customize the American Academy of Pediatrics' HealthyChildren app or website HealthyChildren.
org for your child's age. You'll get great information & anticipatory guidance that pediatricians are no longer allowed time to give. Developmental screens are on firstsigns.org. Giving you norms like 3 words at a year doesn't doesn't describe evolution of social communication & reciprocity.

In brief: Great questions!
You can customize the American Academy of Pediatrics' HealthyChildren app or website HealthyChildren.
org for your child's age. You'll get great information & anticipatory guidance that pediatricians are no longer allowed time to give. Developmental screens are on firstsigns.org. Giving you norms like 3 words at a year doesn't doesn't describe evolution of social communication & reciprocity.
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Dr. Johanna Fricke
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
It's a shame that HMO's & other insurances that control medical practice these days don't understand that " an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure."
Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine
In brief: Variably
Some babies start to crawls early as 5 or 6 months, but usually start to craw backwards, some as late as 9 months.
Some babies never crawl but only walk. Some babies walk ass early ass 7 o- 9 months, but the average is 12-14 months. A baby is ot considered delayed in walking until after 16 months. There iss an association with crawling and reading.

In brief: Variably
Some babies start to crawls early as 5 or 6 months, but usually start to craw backwards, some as late as 9 months.
Some babies never crawl but only walk. Some babies walk ass early ass 7 o- 9 months, but the average is 12-14 months. A baby is ot considered delayed in walking until after 16 months. There iss an association with crawling and reading.
Dr. Marsha Davis
Dr. Marsha Davis
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