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|I was also told that she should be walking, scribbling with crayons, and drinking from a lidless cup. Huh?|
Originally Posted by Marsupialmom
I agree with TiredX about the lidless cups. There is difference in swallowing and other motor skills. There is many motor skills involved in drinking that most do not think about. I have been around “Normal” kids that have not been allowed to use regular cups that have been hindered development (these were extreme cases). Kids that don’t know about sitting cups flat so they don’t spill. I have seen 4 year olds sputter and choke off of normal cups.
|But those stupid charts that peds live by suck. Head and height have consistanly been in the 25%. Her weight was also, but that dropped to the 5th|
breastfeeding, babywearing, homeschooling Heathen parent to my little Wanderer, 7 1/2 , and baby Elf-stone, 3/11!