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Ready, steady… walk

By now your little one is likely to have started to get the hang of crawling, and is probably well on their way to cruising. It’s amazing to think they’ve come so far so quickly and figured out how to get from the floor to standing, and maybe even to walking. Here’s what you’ve got to look forward to.

2 mins to read Dec 31, 2021

Cruising is your baby’s way of walking or moving sideways while holding on to furniture for support. Most babies are able to master the skill of crawling between 7-10 months of age. And while every baby is unique and develops at their own pace, many babies take their first step right around their first birthday. There is so much fun for you to have as you are active together every day and she learns more and more about movement and balance. See how these parents might share the excitement of their baby’s milestone moments…

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  • https://pathways.org/growth-development/baby/milestones/ (Accessed April 11 2018)

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