Dear Fiona Kennedy

Babies should learn to walk when they're ready. For normal children that can be anywhere between 6 months and 2 and-a-bit years old.

The important thing is that a baby is encouraged to walk but not forced to walk. Lots of things have to be ready first. A baby who walks too soon may not have strong enough bones for it.

On the other hand, if you were a parent and you were worried about your infant not walking then there are plenty of people who can test your baby to make sure that nothing is wrong.

Yours sincerely 

Virginia R. Claire

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