There is no schedule or timetable for how all children should grow. In fact, there is a huge amount of variance in the pace that each child develops at.

A classic example of this is the age at which babies start to walk. Some babies start to walk at the age of 9 months where others only take the first step at the age of 15 months.

In both of these cases, the babies are within the range of typical development and this is completely normal.

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