Parenting--Toddlers/Infants/Pre-Schoolers/babys development

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Hi my baby boy entered 6th month..but till now he s not rolling over.i mean i make him to sleep on his back ,but he is not turning over,to his tummy yet.but recently he started doing that.but not much often n also he could not able to take out his hand where ch is in between his tummy and ground.i came to know that babies roll over when they are in 4th month and crawl in 6 7months ...and they toddle in 10th month .but ma baby is still not ever turning over...im so worried,and also babies of his age are doing some sounds very often but he is not doing much.but he is active and reacts for everything....
plzz suggest me i nned to take him to doc or do something...plz rply

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Hi Bhagya,

For some children these activities take longer than usual. As a first step consult a pediatrician for checking of the vitals and check delays if any.

Simultaneously start massaging the child and provide toys and encouragement for him to do the task.


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Neha Aggarwal Vakil

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I am working as a consultant in Child Development and Education. And can answer questions pertaining to the development issues of children aged 0-8 years. The answers will be pertaining to the long term benefit of the children and the family on the whole. More doable by parents themselves, with little perseverance and will.

Experience

I have been working in various capacities with children both directly as well as indirectly. My major research area has been early childhood care and education.

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Indian Government based research organisations.

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Presented papers on various National and International forums for Child Development on parent child interactions, parenting practices and providing appropriate stimulating environment.

Education/Credentials
Master's in Child Development, TA 101

Awards and Honors
NCERT fellow (a national apex body of government of India; Member Home Science Syllabus review Committee,NCERT

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