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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.
July 1, 2013
John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & Louis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics
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