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When does a baby sit unassisted?

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11/14/14

It varies from infant to infant as does other motor skills. i.e. crawling, rolling, walking, talking, etc. My son did not sit up by himself until he was 7 months old. Each infant develops at his or her own pace. I used to get frantic and worried because my son was not developing in the top percentile. But, I relaxed and let it go because he is smart and does things when he is ready and comfortable doing them, not when I want him to. So, relax mommies, the time will come for them to reach their next milestone, and it will be the right time for them.

11/14/14

Each baby is different, some sit at 5 or 6 months and some not until 7 or 8. Mine all sat at different times. I wouldn't worry if your baby isn't sitting at the same time as other babies you may know. They will do it on their own time.

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