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Some parents are eager for their baby to walk. They think that a baby walker will help the process along. In fact, walkers make learning to walk a slower process. They strengthen muscles in the lower leg. But they don't help develop muscles in the upper leg and hip-the muscles most needed in walking. Check below for related information, products and services.

Stroller Depot Stores
(800) 533-5392
14641 So. 800 W. Suite A
Blufdale, UT
 
Oopsie Daisy
(801) 254-2727
11259 Kestral Rise Road
South Jordan, UT
 
Toys R Us
86 East University Park
Orem, UT
 
Babies R Us
106 E. University Pkwy
Orem, UT
 
USA Baby & Child Space - Utah
(801) 840-2424
5686 S. Redwood Road
Salt Lake City, UT
 
Toys R Us
3550 Constitution Blv
West Valley City, UT
 
Babies R Us 6516 - Orem
(801) 802-8200
106 E. University Pkwy
Orem, UT
 
Babies R Us 6515 - Ogden
(801) 612-0400
4042 Riverdale Rd.
Ogden, UT
 
Sassy Baby
(801) 298-7279
144 W 500 S
Bountiful, UT
 
Babies R Us
1122 E. Fort Union Blvd
Midvale, UT
 

Baby Walkers

Baby Walkers

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Some parents are eager for their baby to walk. They think that a baby walker will help the process along. In fact, walkers make learning to walk a slower process. They strengthen muscles in the lower leg. But they don't help develop muscles in the upper leg and hip-the muscles most needed in walking.

Walkers also make getting around too easy. They don't help babies learn balance and coordination.

Even worse, walkers are a safety hazard. They can tip over easily. In a walker, babies are more likely to fall down stairs. They can also roll into dangerous places.

A walker is an example of expensive, unnecessary equipment made for babies. Instead of buying a walker, get a sturdy wagon or push car. Show your baby how to push the car around the room or playground. This will help build the muscles and coordination he needs for walking.

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