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Down syndrome have reduced muscle tone, which can delay
development of their motor skills. Children with delays may roll over, sit up, pull
up, stand, and walk later than other children their age.
motor skill development through active play.
Guide your baby in playful exercises, which helps him or her
learn to walk.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerJohn Pope, MD - PediatricsSpecialist Medical ReviewerLouis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics
Current as ofSeptember 9, 2014
Current as of:
September 9, 2014
John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & Louis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics
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