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Baby walkers are dangerous and harmful. They are dangerous because the child suddenly has a lot more access to dangerous items. They are harmful because the child is using an unnatural foot position which risks damaging the Achilles tendon.
There are two types of walkers: the roam free kind ( baby on the loose!) and the "stationary" kind where the baby can only go around a center post. First, we'll look at the "roam free" breed. Pro's: 1) babies LOVE these walkers! 2) They are pretty easy to transport from one room to another (in fact, baby will usually just follow you), 3) these are ...
Please consult you paediatrician before buying one. When my son was 6 months he was already trying to stand up. We loved to play with him holding him up and helping him "walk". I've taken him to an orthopaedist due to an unrelated problem and told him about it. He told us not to do it. That when the child tried to stand up supporting somewhere, we should ...
First, make sure it can't fit through the door that leads to the basement stairs. That would be very bad. While you have safety in mind, look over the entire house, and see what she could reach from a walker that she might not be able to reach otherwise. You should do this anyway, as she's pulling upright now. Think like a monkey, smart enough to get into ...
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