Is unable to turn their head to left and right

Is unable to hold their head in the centre, (their head tilts, falls to one side) when they are held, sitting or standing.

Is unable to lift their head when on their tummy

Is unable to move both their arms and hands to reach, touch and explore objects

Has limited attention, play with people and objects

Seems very floppy or stiff when you hold, move or dress them

Has very flexible joints or very stiff joints

Feet turn inwards, outwards, or are in an unusual position

One side of their body looks or moves differently to the other side (e.g. a leg, foot, arm, hand or side of face, head does not look move the same as the other side)

Dislikes physical movement, physical activities, or gets tired easily

Seems to be in pain, has any swelling, increased redness, or raised temperature on any part of their body please seek medical attention.

By 6 months:     

  • Is unable to roll
  • Is unable to sit when placed

By 9 months:     

  • Is unable to get into hands and knees position
  • Is unable to get in and out of sitting by self
  • Is unable to move on the floor, roll, commando creep, crawl
  • Is unable to pull to stand at furniture

By 12 months:  

  • Is unable to stand or walk with fleet flat on ground
  • Is unable to walk supported, along furniture, hands held
  • Is unable to stand, walk a few steps by self (by 15 months)

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