I too, have a 2 year and 3 month old boy who is not walking but he is cruising along furniture, but he will not take a step on his own. Get attached to an object such as a soft toy. My son has been laughing since a little before he turned 4 months old. (Answer approved by our Medical Reference Team). 15 month old son not walking or talking? anyway, talk to your dr. it can’t hurt. Maybe he started all that early, but there’s such a huge gap in their ages that it raises questions for me. This is just what I have learned from my kids. Let us know how you get on and hope he gets on the move soon :). He isn't walking or talking. I had my son at 34 weeks. I don’t feel worried about it. He never liked being on his tummy when he was younger but is fine now when I give him tummy time. I have been to many doctors and finally got a referral for the neurologist from the orthopedic specialist. And his teeth is coming in slowly. If she doesn’t seem to understand words at all, maybe you should bring it up with her doctor and see if they would suggest a hearing test or development screening after all. I am getting so impatient and demotivated that it is just never going to happen for him. My 14 month old not talking or walking yet. Welcome to Easy Baby Life – your one-stop shop for positive parenting tips and tools from pregnancy and on! Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. I am yet to meet a child (other than one with a known disability) who hasnt acheived these milestones so they all manage it in the end. Its reassuring to know that he is not the only one :) I am going to try and stop worrying about it and just enjoy him for how he is now and hopefully in his own time he will start doing everything he needs to be doing. ... My daughter is 23 months old and still isn’t walking at 15 months she finally crawled and at 21 months she’s walking on her knees I still haven’t gotten any answers to anything and I read this and now have hope I will bring it up to her dr at the next appointment . hope the assesments and that are all good news. Just keep doing what you are doing. She smiles all the time and babbles away but I have never heard her laugh. They are usually able to say up to 20 words by the time they are 18 months old. He may be happy developing his fine motor skills instead! Any signs of food intolerance? He points and shouts to get attention, but has no words at all. they are REALLY nice. Personality type is determined by both genetics and influences starting immediately after birth. Have you tried leaving toys out of his reach so he has to move if he wants them. he is 13 1/2 months and I have only heard him laugh maybe 10 times and none for very long. Since she is cruising along furniture and standing by herself (if only for few seconds), my guess is that she will be able to walk the coming months. I’d love to hear from you. I do ont suspect autism (neither does the Dr.) simply because she I have a 15 month old boy who is still not crawling or walking!!!!!! I am a mother of two. It’s always better to ask a lot of what may seem like silly questions and seem like an overly worried mom, then to not ask and find out later that something just isn’t right. Hi, just thought i might be able to offer some reassurance, my nephew didnt take his first steps til he was 17 months old-hes 18 months now and he can walk no probs and even has a go at running, theres nothing wrong with him-hes bright as a button! The lack of talking does not seem very strange to me. Paula Ds2 is 17 months and says nothing too. If you are concerned, then ask her doctor for his advice. Hope this offers a bit of help and reassurance, and just remember every child really does develop at their own pace. Hi everyone, This is my first post on Mumsnet and it is mainly because I have been unable to find any answers to my concerns! Late walking can also be associated with developmental issues such as an intellectual disability. She didnt start crawling til she was one whereas my nephew crawled at 9 months. my daughter is 13 months and although shell walk a few steps if youre holding her hands she doesnt seem to be that interested shes just happy crawling along. read about this website and how it all started here. Welcome to Refreshing Motherhood! Does she look in the right direction? maybe hes just going to take his time. Children that have serious development problems, such as autism, usually have a number of symptoms, such as not looking the other people’s eyes, not being interactive, oversensitive to noise, and more. so, maybe your daughter is the same way. She is not yet talking or walking. Warm wishes, If so she can probably hear just fine and is just in the process of learning how to say more. Is your DS seeing a physio - this was really helpful in getting my DD walking. Its reassuring to know that he is not the only one. Hi there, Posted 12/21/2009. That said, your doc would not have ordered blood tests for hyper thyroid unless he had some concerns -- which is actually good. He is social loves kids Loves to touch everything and anything . Can she follow your voice as you speak to her? on the other hand she started talking at  11 months which is appparantely quite early. I am getting so impatient and demotivated that it is just never going to happen for him. I’m Paula and you can read about this website and how it all started here. Thing is he can walk I have seen him do it several times either I get too excited and he stops or he seem scared and drops. :roll: https://www.netmums.com/coffeehouse/being-mum-794/toddlers-1-3-years-59/465440-15-month-old-not-crawling-walking-yet.html#post4902765, Hello Sheri, how is your son doing now? His doc said not to worry til 18 mos. renley1982 Mon 06-Feb-12 22:26:35. She cruises along furniture, she's been doing that since she was about 12 months, but she has no confidence with standing on her own or walking. My youngest will be 14 months old in a week and he still isn't walking. The fact that she isn’t laughing… I don’t know if that would be considered an issue. My LO is 19months - started bum shuffling at 16 months and still wont crawl. I guess I am hoping that there is someone else out there with a similar case to give me some encouragement. Hi, just thought i might be able to offer some reassurance, my nephew didnt take his first steps til he was 17 months old-hes 18 months now and he can walk no probs and even has a go at running, theres nothing wrong with him-hes bright as a button! She doesn’t point or wave. Most children begin to walk by the time they are 11 months; others may take longer and begin at the age of 15 months. He only started sitting at about 10months and is only starting to babble a bit now. He also doesn't say anything so as far as our kids go, yours is MUCH more advanced than mine with only a months difference. Will update you once anything happens. they occasionally babble and only stand up when they are being held up or leaning on a table, and that is rare. However I am concerned about her. 15 month old not crawling or walking (19 Posts) Add message | Report. She has low muscle tone in her trunk and hypermobile joints so has had to work hard to get on her feet! my daughter is 13 months and although shell walk a few steps if youre holding her hands she doesnt seem to be that interested shes just happy crawling along. urgh! (, Answer approved by our Medical Reference Team, 1 year 3 months baby not walking or talking. He'll consider taking a step or two with his toy, but he's much more content just being carried around and maybe crawling a little. The lack of pointing is the one thing that makes me wonder a little bit. What your doctor may recommend. A lot of toddlers are not walking and talking at 15 months. Hope this offers a bit of help and reassurance, and just remember every child really does develop at their own pace. Most babies/young toddlers have quite a strong will at this age and since they can’t really use words yet, they figure out that pointing is an efficient way to get what they want. I have an almost 5-year-old daughter and an almost 6-month-old son. He's not walking yet but is making slow progress. My neighour has been worried about her DS for a while. I had my son at 34 weeks. Your baby at 16 months. Kids do not play with each other at this age. If she still doesn’t walk or talk at all after the summer, then it might be wise to follow it up. every child is different, id say if he wasnt crawling or showing interest on being on his feet by the time hes 18 months then perhaps have a word with your hv. Babies develop at their own pace. My toddler is 15 months old and still is not talking. Seems to be the case for my two. Is she interested in reading picture books? I decided to do a little 15 month update on Denver because she's been changing SO much in these last few months! he scored low on it so he referred us to the state’s Early Intervention program. Talk about all aspects of toddlerhood including finding the right pre-school, dealing with tantrums, and ideas for keeping little ones entertained at home. So he was premature. Hi all - sorry am new to this forum stuff so not quite sure what I am doing. she babbles and points and interacts but no actual words. She hates it when we hold her hands and make her walk, she yanks her hands away and sits down and crawl away, but she'll push a chair around the room. he doesn’t point. Doesn’t speak as other son did at this age. We all know people that may be serious-minded, and don’t laugh. (They are 15 months apart). No words. Mom’s Question: If your baby does not walk by 18 months, walking is considered to be delayed. But I'm worried. Since she is cruising along furniture and standing by herself (if only for few seconds), my guess is that she will be able to walk the coming months. they are so adorable but there is some problems. Also she is not saying any words. 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