My seven moth old baby can not sit and stand. Could this be back bone problem ?
Docter, My baby girl is almost seven months but she can sit,stand properly and her neck a bit soft. Her proper pysical body is good, her weight is about 7kg and her height is 70mm. Do you thing she has a back bone problem doctor?
I believe ur baby is having delayed milestones. U can wait upto nine months for her to sit up, but walking may take as long as 15-18 months. Sometimes,this can also be due to "cerebral palsy", a condition of damage to the growing brain. It is a problem of muscle control, rather than bone. Suggest u consult a good pediatrician and get her evaluated regularly.
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