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Baby not holding things yet?! Normal?!

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einalem1984 Tue 14-Mar-17 07:36:22

Just a query over if my 15 week old DD should be able to grab and hold objects yet? If I physically insert a rattle in her hand she will hold it and she will grab my finger/hair! But won't grasp objects on her own. Can't sit up on her own yet but is getting better at this and has good control of her head. I'm a new mum so don't know if I'm concerned un necessarily smile

mimiholls Tue 14-Mar-17 07:52:18

Yes you are concerned unnecessarily

BounceBounceSplishSplash Tue 14-Mar-17 07:56:41

She's not even 4 months yet - I think you're worrying unnecessarily. She's still a little baby.

FreeNiki Tue 14-Mar-17 08:11:10

She's less than 4 months! Dont try and make sit up on her own! At least 6 months for that.

Iamastonished Tue 14-Mar-17 08:35:02

You are worrying completely unnecessarily. At 15 weeks babies can't do very much.

DD was rolling over at 6 months, but not sitting unaided until she was 9 months. She walked at 16 months. All of these were within normal parameters.

This website might help.

einalem1984 Tue 14-Mar-17 09:46:09

Thanks! Had a feeling that was the case!

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