When Should Baby Take First Steps?

On average, babies take their first steps around the time of their first birthday. The timeline is different for every baby. Some babies start walking earlier than 12 months. Some babies don’t walk until after their first birthday.

What’s the earliest a baby can walk?

How early can a baby start walking? If an early walking baby is enough to keep you up at night, don’t worry. It just means they’re ready to move and explore the world around them. Babies can take their first steps anywhere between 9–12 months old and are usually pretty skilled at it by the time they’re 14–15 months.

How do I encourage my baby to walk?

How to help encourage your child to walk

  1. Leave a tempting trail. …
  2. Activate her cruise control. …
  3. Hold her hand. …
  4. Get her a push toy. …
  5. But don’t use an infant walker. …
  6. Limit time in activity centers. …
  7. Keep her tootsies bare inside. …
  8. But offer comfy shoes outside.

What’s the earliest a baby has ever talked?

Child prodigy Michael Kearney spoke his first word at four months, but most astounding, at six months he told his doctor, “I have a left ear infection,” according to the book Accidental Geniuses.

Can a 7 month old walk?

The games start when babies are about one month old, and babies experience daily practice. By the time they are 7-8 months old, infants are strong enough to begin walking (with support) on the ground.

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