Anyone had a baby with a sensory processing issue and/or gross motor delay? Infant 2-12 Months

Anyone had a baby with a sensory processing issue and/or gross motor delay? Infant 2-12 Months

Has anyone had a baby with a sensory processing issue and/or gross motor delays? How is your baby doing now? Should I be as anxious as I am?

I totally understand your concerns and worries as a first-time mom. It can be overwhelming to see other babies around the same age hitting milestones while your baby is struggling. However, it's important to remember that every child develops at their own pace and what matters most is that they are making progress.

It's great that you sought out an OT evaluation for your baby and were able to get some insights into possible causes for their delays. Sensory processing issues and gross motor delays are more common than you may think, and many children outgrow them with the help of therapy and interventions.

As for your worries about your baby's future, it's natural to have concerns as a parent. But try not to let those fears consume you. Focus on taking things one day at a time and celebrating each small milestone your baby achieves.

Additionally, remember that having a sensory processing issue or gross motor delay does not define your child or determine their future. With proper support and accommodations, children with these challenges can thrive and make friends just like any other child.

It's also important to surround yourself with a supportive network of family, friends, and professionals who can offer guidance and resources. Don't be afraid to reach out for help when you need it.

Most importantly, remember that your baby is unique and special in their own way, challenges and all. They may not hit milestones at the same time as other babies, but they will make progress in their own time. Keep advocating for your child and celebrating their accomplishments, and they will continue to grow and thrive. So don't worry too much about the future - focus on loving and supporting your child in the present. Parenting is a journey filled with ups and downs, but with love, patience, and determination, you can help your child reach their full potential. Keep advocating for them and providing them with the support they need, and they will continue to make progress and reach their milestones. So yes, it's totally normal to feel anxious as a parent, but just remember that you are doing the best you can for your child and that is what truly matters. Everything else will fall into place in due time. Keep up the great work, mom! You've got this. And remember, you are not alone. There are many other parents out there going through similar experiences and we can all support each other along the way. Stay strong and stay positive! We've got this together.

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