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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.

Bower Natural Bedding
(312) 226-8060
2246 W. Grand Ave.
Chicago, IL

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DANALIKA LLC
(800) 351-3031
1935 S. Plum Grove Rd. #347
Palatine, IL

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The Natural Toy Box
(708) 357-0590
PO Box 111
LaGrange, IL

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Green Sugar Press
(773) 580-7780
2200 East Devon Ave, Ste 340
Des Plaines, IL

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Bottombumpers
(618) 445-6022
45 S. 8th St
Albion, IL

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PinStripes and PolkaDots, LLC
(309) 821-9408
122 Magoun Street
Bloomington, IL

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Love Bugs Co.
(773) 392-4717
www.lovebugsco.com
Lindenhurst, IL

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Little Ants Inc
(217) 367-6867
505 W High St.
Urbana, IL

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Comfy Bummy Diapers
(866) 475-4610
231 South Washington Street
Naperville, IL

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Green Bebe
(630) 896-1376
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North Aurora, IL

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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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