Baby Cruising Around Furniture. Click here to Learn More. Now is the time for your baby to start taking steps while holding on to the couch coffee table or other pieces of furniture for balance.
Place objects for cruising. Encourage your baby to get into the kneeling position themselves on furniturelow tables with rounded corners. When babies begin to cruise they take crab-like sideways steps after pulling themselves up to standing and holding on to furniture.
Babies develop the ability to pick up small items.
Takes a few steps holding into furniture looks at the ground looks at where he wants to go then me and plops down to army crawl to his destination. Cruising long distances boosts your babys standing stamina and will strengthen hip and thigh muscles. She may even have acquired the strength and confidence required to take some wobbly steps round the room clinging to the closest piece of furniture or pair of knees for support. Change the height of the surface the higher the surface the more your baby will be encouraged to half kneel.