Q:

What Is the Average Age Babies Sit Up?

A:

Quick Answer

While all babies progress through milestones at different paces, most babies sit on their own by seven months of age, according to Baby Center. It is considered a red flag if a child seven months old, or older, cannot sit unassisted.

Continue Reading
What Is the Average Age Babies Sit Up?
Credit: Blend Images - JGI/Tom Grill Brand X Pictures Getty Images

Full Answer

Baby Center describes other milestones the average baby should reach by seven months old. These milestones include: babbling, grasping objects with a raking motion, and responding to their names by turning when called.

Certain red flags to watch for include: unresponsiveness to noises, an overly stiff or floppy body, and an inability to show affection to family. Parents should speak with a doctor if they notice any of these signs.

Learn more about Babies & Toddlers

Related Questions

Explore