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How to Encourage Baby to Stand

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) by 9 months, most babies will begin trying to stand on their own. Learn how you can encourage your child?s standing skills with these simple day-to-day activities.
Baby in a crib Make His Crib a Safe Place

Baby will likely first begin to stand by pulling himself up in his crib. Crib railings are at the perfect height and are easy for him to hold onto. In preparation, move the mattress to the lowest setting and remove all crib toys to keep him from standing on them in attempts to climb out!