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6-10 months: most babies learn to pull themselves up to a standing position.
7-13 months: most babies will be moving about while holding on to furniture for support. Babies can walk with support from a parent (but don't force them into walking on their own).
1-14 months: most babies will start to walk on their own, usually by 14 months.
Walking with pigeon-toes is a normal part of your baby's walking progress, even when caused by tibial torsion, which should straighten itself out as your baby learns to walk. If it doesn't, consult your baby's doctor.
Tibial torsion can occur due to the position of the baby in the uterus. It also has a tendency to run in families. Typically, a child's walking style looks like that of his/her parents.
We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”