(54 Posts)
YouAreMySunShine271 Fri 13-Dec-13 21:13:35

How old was your lo when they started to walk?

StormyBrid Fri 13-Dec-13 21:16:14

Nine months and one week. First wobbly steps taken this afternoon. grin

bluecheeseforbreakfast Fri 13-Dec-13 21:28:21

10 months. But I wouldn't say it is a good thing, his mind is the same as a 10 month old whilst his body is flying around the room!

lookdeepintotheparka Fri 13-Dec-13 22:33:39

DS was 15 months and DD was 20 months

12m, 9m, 15m and 26m!!!!!!

TwinklesTheXmasFairy Fri 13-Dec-13 22:43:14

DD1 was 10m and DD2 was really late at 23m- had all the checks on her, she was fine, but why move when your older sister will get you everything you want....

TheGervasuttiPillar Sat 14-Dec-13 00:25:22

8m first steps, walking at 10m. The next two, later, maybe 11-13m, but cannot remember for sure. Various differences in their development. The early walker was not an early reader, but he is now a good reader etc.

sydenhamhiller Sat 14-Dec-13 00:37:01

12 m, 12m and 17 months. Echoing poster above: why walk when you have 4 family members doing your bidding?

Jinglejohnsjulie Sat 14-Dec-13 00:52:36

DS could walk around the furniture at 9 months. He got around but bery slowly. Both started walking independently at 12 months.

1944girl Sat 14-Dec-13 00:53:18

My DS1 walked at 15 months, DS2 was 21 months, he enjoyed letting his elder brother get things for him.
DS2 now has five children.The three eldest were all early walkers, the two youngest took after him, 21 months and 22 months.
My mother had five children, she said four of us were walking just after our first birthdays.The other, and only boy, was walking at 10 months.

crazzzzycat Sat 14-Dec-13 01:06:44

both walked fully independently at 9 months. We've never met a child who walked earlier. I think it may be genetic as I and both brothers were 9/10m.

Ladyhawke127 Sat 14-Dec-13 11:38:04

My son was 14.5-15 months old. They all get there. He didn't crawl till he was 14 months old either.

bluecheeseforbreakfast Sat 14-Dec-13 11:44:05

I agree that it's probably genetics, dp has a huge family,they all walked at 9/10 months.

MiaowTheCat Sat 14-Dec-13 12:32:09

Late 18 months... DH was a late walker as well and DD1 was 2 months premature.

FanjoForTheMammaries Sat 14-Dec-13 12:34:30

2 exactly. .she has low tone

CockyMcChicken Sat 14-Dec-13 12:39:13

14 months, 17 months and 12 months.

Middle child (ds) crawled at 6 months but refused to walk!

JoinTheDots Sat 14-Dec-13 12:40:51

2, she has hypermobility

JaneEyreTheRedNosedReindeer Sat 14-Dec-13 12:43:30

14 months .
I was 18 months, apparently. And a bottom shuffler!

Ferguson Sat 14-Dec-13 18:42:16

18 months, but he was tall and waited until he could do it, without falling over.

Lullabyte Sat 14-Dec-13 18:48:37

DS was walking, fully independent and confident at 8 1/2 months. It was a bit freaky, tbh, because no one we ever met had known a child that walked so early.

He was also properly running at 10 months (I blame his older brother who taught him the joys of playing 'chase'!)

highlandbird Sat 14-Dec-13 18:53:22

DS1 was 18 months, DS2 has just started cruising at 7 months!

DH walked at 9 months....I think DS2 might be taking after his dad!
Youngest walker I've come across was 7 months shock

tinselkitty Sat 14-Dec-13 18:57:04

12 and half months

Sneezecakesmum Sat 14-Dec-13 18:57:19

9 and 10 months. But early walking and physical development does not equate with future intellectual ability, so don't worry about late walkers.

rachyconks Sat 14-Dec-13 19:01:11

DD taking her first steps this last week or so and is 13 mths nxt week

stargirl1701 Sat 14-Dec-13 19:01:53

DD was 13 months.

Womnaleplus Sat 14-Dec-13 19:03:14

DS1 crawled at 12 months and then walked at 16.

DS2 started crawling at 9 months and has since turned into an absolute nutter pulling himself up here, there and everywhere and climbing up steps etc (this is only three weeks later). I strongly suspect he will be walking before long.

irishe Sat 14-Dec-13 19:05:07

DD cruising for ages, but did not walk independently until 23 months. No issues, just lack of desire I think!

AWimbaWay Sat 14-Dec-13 19:10:23

11 months, 14 months and 13 months.

Showy Sat 14-Dec-13 19:15:56

9 months and 11 months.

6.5 months first few independent steps.

PinkPepper Sat 14-Dec-13 19:58:09

My sons 16 months and still not quite there

LittleBearPad Sat 14-Dec-13 20:01:35

On her first birthday.

mumofone25 Sat 14-Dec-13 20:02:54

My DD started walking independently a few days after her first birthday. She didn't start crawling until she was 10 months. They all get there in the end!

busylizzie76 Sat 14-Dec-13 20:06:09


busylizzie76 Sat 14-Dec-13 20:07:20

Stupid phone....
Ds - 12 months, first tooth 16 months!
Dd - 13 months, first tooth 9 months.

DrMcDreamysWife Sat 14-Dec-13 20:12:25

Dd crawled at six months, pulled up at 8 months and started cruising. Didn't walk independently till 13 months. And now at 15 months she runs everywhere!

mrscog Sat 14-Dec-13 20:15:00

17 months exactly! Felt like it took forever smile

ThurlHoHoHow Sat 14-Dec-13 20:32:18

12mo, almost exactly on the dot.

Lullabyte Sat 14-Dec-13 21:36:55

That's amazing HighlandBird! Do you think it may also have to do with having an older sibling?

I agree with you sneezecake - early walking doesn't really signify anything but...early walking.

One of my friends had a theory that late walkers = early talkers (so they will get what they need brought to them, ie. toys, food, etc) and early walkers=late talkers (because they can get to what they need without as much help). Who knows. For the most part, all the developmental differences pretty much balance out by age four anyway!

duchesse Sat 14-Dec-13 21:53:38

Mine were 10 mo, 10 mo, 10 mo, 12 mo (the week of her birthday!). All varied wildly in the amount they fell, injuries etc... Age of first walking seemed to make no difference.

Nancyclancy Sat 14-Dec-13 22:52:19

27 months here!!! I was worried sick, but my dd got there. Within 3 months she'd caught up with her peers!

My two have certainly followed that theory Lullabyte.

DD1 didn't walk until 16 months, but she was talking clear words since 12 months.

DD2 is 13 months now and she has been sofa surfing since 10 months, standing unaided since 11 months, and in the last few days has started taking her first steps. But she's not talking at all. Plenty of noise, just no words.

Are you worried OP?

iclaudius Sat 14-Dec-13 23:12:29

1.13 months
2.16 months
3.14 months
4.14 months
5.14 months
6.13 months
7. 21.5 months and just about there. Being investigated for hyper mobility or hip issues

highlandbird Sun 15-Dec-13 10:12:15

Yes I think having an older sibling has got him moving faster....he's desperate to keep up and also DS1 encourages him by crawling with him and calling him over etc! dS1 was quite a late talker as well but running and blethering non stop now! grin

Showy Sun 15-Dec-13 14:42:45

I saw no link between walking and talking. DD walked at 11 months and we have video of her talking on her first birthday. By 17 months she spoke fluently with no pronoun issues and was easily understood. DS was walking at 9 months, running everywhere by 9.5 months and talked early and well too though not as well as his sister.

I think personality affected how quickly mine walked. DS in particular was determined to get up and walk. He didn't care about falling or wobbling but was going to get up and join in with us whatever. My niece was always very content to sit quietly and just didn't seem to be bothered about getting up. It's all evened out in the end but the desire to walk certainly had to be present before they tried.

Womnaleplus Sun 15-Dec-13 15:15:07

Agree with Showy that the two aren't linked, although in my experience that's because DS1 both walked (16mo) and talked (2yo) late grin.

somewherewest Fri 20-Dec-13 19:24:55

12 and a half months

hellowonderful Fri 20-Dec-13 19:28:18

DC1 was just gone 12 months and DC2 at 11 months but didn't gain enough confidence to do it a lot until 13 months.

inadreamworld Sun 22-Dec-13 16:04:52

DD was 2 years and four days!!!! Talked very early though.

AdorabeezleWinterpop Sun 22-Dec-13 19:36:46

DD was 9 months old.

DS has just turned 8 months old and I don't think it'll be long (although I'd be happy if I was wrong).

Early walking = a PITA. I could have done with a few more months of peace!

lljkk Sun 22-Dec-13 20:08:21

If they aren't walking by 18 months they get referred for examination around 21 months in case there's a problem (usually isn't, just slower than most),

Skogkat Sun 22-Dec-13 20:22:55

DS1- 8 months
DS2- 2.9 (has motor problems related to his SN but we got there!)
DD1- 9 months

Thesimplethings Sun 22-Dec-13 20:25:20

16 months and 12 months

Twins born at 34 weeks.

DT2 - 14 months (12 months corrected)
DT1 - We are still waiting (she will be 15 months on Sunday)

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