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Farokh Wadia, Fellowship trained Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon
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When to start worrying when an 17 month old girl is very On

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When to start worrying when an 17 month old girl is very On stable on her feet
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Customer: thank you

Hello,

My name is*****

I am a Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon and I will try and answer your questions as best as I can.

May I ask for some information please?

Was your daughter born normally, at full term?

Were there any issues during labour or after birth?

When did your daughter start walking?

Finally, Does she have any other medical problems and currently taking any medicines?

You can share the video of your daughter walking here.

Thanks.

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Ok . I need to be honest it’s my cousin child. She was born by Caesarean section at full term due to her mother having COVID-19 and being in too much pain she was born on January 16, 2020 I do have a video I can share.
Customer: replied 7 days ago.
https://share.icloud.com/photos/0YAtlQpK1xtYpd1_0NldDkXHQ

Ok. Thanks.

Yes please share the video here.

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
I prefer to do this by text message

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Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Ok . Have you looked at the video

Yes. I have seen the video.

Can I ask at what age did she start walking?

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
About February.
Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Would you like to see another video
Customer: replied 7 days ago.
https://share.icloud.com/photos/0Osv-SO3e39vLxg_5ParNvj9w#Blackpool

Ok. Thank you.

Looking at her walk (gait), it just looks like it is still maturing. It doesn't look pathological. She doesn't seem to be walking on her tip toe. One of the good things in that video is that when she fell down, she was able to get up on her own without using hand support, suggesting that she has good strength in her muscles around the hip and knee.

I don't see any worrying features in her walk at the moment. Give her some time.

Every child is different, and some walk quicker than others.

Children's walk takes time to mature, usually upto 2 1/2 -3 yrs of age.

As long as she progresses with her milestones, I wouldn't worry about it

Sorry your second video link is not working.

Is she making attempts at climbing steps with support or with holding hands?

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Thank you . It’s all good to hear. I think sometimes when I look at her she seems very off with her thoughts and she doesn’t smile or laugh very much. I think it’s been hard because the mother had to shielded at home so they haven’t been able to get out much in 2020 so I’m hoping now it might help her development
Customer: replied 7 days ago.
They have no stairs they live in a ground floor flat.
Customer: replied 7 days ago.
She use to seem more alert than she does now
Customer: replied 7 days ago.
This was about February
Customer: replied 7 days ago.
This is today

Yes. 2020 has been a hard year for everyone especially babies and new moms with regarding to socialising. No one knows what effect the lockdown is going to have on babies.

If there are gait issues persisting beyond 2 yrs of age, it may be a good idea to see your GP and get referred to a Paediatric Orthopaedic surgeon or a Developmental Paediatrician.

Farokh Wadia and other Paediatrics Specialists are ready to help you
Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Thank you for you time . I don’t know how much this is going to cost me. But I have about £30 . Will it be around that much. I’m sorry I don’t have a lot of money as I’m esa myself . But I was getting so worried because my son was more Advance and I was always told the girls are more thoughts on boys. No one seems to have any information yet on mothers who have had COVID-19
Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Thank you so much you are so kind . Xxxx
Customer: replied 7 days ago.
I rated you five starts . Thank you x

I am not sure about how much money the website charges you. I wouldn't think it should be that much, but If you have any concern about this, feel free to contact the customer service on the website.

Thank you so much for your rating.

Take care.

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
All the best xxx

Thank you.

To you too!