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Lollypop1983 Mon 31-Mar-14 16:09:58

My LO is one in Saturday. He is cruising, but can't stand by himself. He shows no interest in walking by holding my hands. He will go on his walker, but doesn't really show an interest in wanting to.

What age did ur LO walk? What signs did u see that they were ready?

I know not to compare, but feel like he's been cruising forever, and isn't making any progress.

Tia x

exexpat Mon 31-Mar-14 16:12:26

Mine were both cruising for quite a while before they suddenly started walking, which for both of them was the week before their first birthdays. But I think that is on the early side - average is meant to be 13-14 months, from what I remember.

Unsureif Mon 31-Mar-14 16:12:41

16 months! And he's NT.

orangepudding Mon 31-Mar-14 16:13:21

My son walked at 10 months. He started crawling at 9 months then within a month learnt to cruise and then walk.

Burren Mon 31-Mar-14 16:13:23

Around the time he turned one, from what I remember. He had also been cruising for a while, and one day, he just ran the entire length of our long kitchen out of the blue, and nearly gave me a heart attack because I was taking a boiling hot lasagne out of the oven, with my back turned, with no idea he would be able to reach me as there was nothing to 'cruise' on.

orangepudding Mon 31-Mar-14 16:14:31

I will add that though my son learnt to walk early he has many other issues including speech and reading difficulties so it really doesn't mean much!

HypodeemicNerdle Mon 31-Mar-14 16:15:28

I have 3, DC1 was 13 months, DC2 was 10 months and DC3 was 17 months (but she'd spent 6 months having treatment for hip dysplasia so her slight delay wasn't unexpected!)

They are all different. Talk to your HV if you are worried but if he's cruising then he's heading in he right direction.

Lollypop1983 Mon 31-Mar-14 16:15:36

Thanks everyone. Sorry, but what is NT?

GuybrushThreepwoodMP Mon 31-Mar-14 16:15:36

11 months started, 14 months walled confidently. However I have friends whose LOs walked perfectly at ten months and friends with LOs who aren't walking at 18 months. Normal is a very broad range!

AnyFucker Mon 31-Mar-14 16:16:08

Anything up to 18 months and beyond is still on the average scale, if there are no other signs of a problem

If he is cruising it sounds like you have nothing to worry about so try to relax and make the most of this time with your non walking baby

TaliZorahVasNormandy Mon 31-Mar-14 16:16:58

16 months, i didnt walk til 20 months, so shes 1 up on me.

IPokedABadgerWithASpoon Mon 31-Mar-14 16:17:09

DS1 - 10 months
DS2 - is 10 months tomorrow and is cruising but can't get his balance so think he'll be a month or two off yet

IdrisElbaIsMyHusband Mon 31-Mar-14 16:18:31

DD1 11mths
DS1 11mths 2 wks
DD2 13mths
DD3 10 mths
DS2 11mths
DD4 11mths

maxpower Mon 31-Mar-14 16:19:37

Dd cruised or walked holding on to my hands from 7m went solo at 11m. Ds cruised about 9m and went solo at 10m.

AngelaDaviesHair Mon 31-Mar-14 16:20:13

19 months! Even randoms in the park were being rude about it. He talked before he walked.

NT is 'neurotypical' i.e. without any disability or special needs.

goodbyeyellowbrickroad Mon 31-Mar-14 16:20:16

DS took his first steps a couple of weeks after turning 1. Was walking confidently and in shoes a month later.

NoodleOodle Mon 31-Mar-14 16:20:45

DD aged 9 months. She cruised first, but got bored of that quickly. She didn't stay 'advanced' in the physical coordination stakes, ballet classes were cute but on a path to no where...

SolitudeSometimesIs Mon 31-Mar-14 16:20:57

9 months. He never crawled, just shuffled over to the sofa,pulled himself up and took off. He looked like one of those walking dolls because he was so small. He started cruising at around 8.5 months and had it sussed with 2/3 weeks.

aworkingmummy Mon 31-Mar-14 16:21:14

Mine was cruising for ages and ages. Loved being in his walker, no inclination to take steps on his own I was thinking exactly the same as you OP. He was 14 months before he decided he wanted to play with the football one day and walked over to pick it up.
My niece never even really cruised but at 15 months decided it was time to walk and she did the whole length of the kitchen. Just one of those things they do when they're good and ready I think and don't necessarily show any signs they're going to do it!

IdrisElbaIsMyHusband Mon 31-Mar-14 16:21:47

Also DD2 was the only one who went in a walker so I don't no if that was why she walked a few months later than the others.

kaytola Mon 31-Mar-14 16:22:23

17 months. The mouth moved long before the legs did.

Jacamaar Mon 31-Mar-14 16:23:13

Ds1 12 months
Ds2 16 months
Ds3 15 months
Ds4 10 months

Lambzig Mon 31-Mar-14 16:23:54

My DD 9 months, DS on his first birthday the show off. My friends DD 18 months and her DS 20 months. All normal range.

Sounds like your LO is well on the way if he is cruising. Please don't worry about it, but ask your HV if you have any concerns.

Snatchoo Mon 31-Mar-14 16:24:00

DTS cruised for ages from about 10 months and walked at about 14-15 months.

DS3 walked at 10 months and 4 days, no cruising. He really ran before he could walk! grin

Don't panic. NT means 'neuro typical'. He is well within normal timeframes.

Cadsuane Mon 31-Mar-14 16:27:14

DD1 the day before her first birthday. She spent her birthday running round my parents garden.
DD2 was between 13/14 months.

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