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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.

Babies R Us
6851 Veterans Blvd.
Metairie, LA
 
Toys R Us
137 Northshore Blvd.
Slidell, LA
 
Pippen Lane
(504) 269-0106
2929 Magazine St.
New Orleans, LA
 
Babies R Us 9559 - Baton Rouge
(225) 928-2229
9606 Cortana Place
Baton Rouge, LA
 
Pippin McGee
(337) 266-8008
1800 Kaliste Saloom, Ste. 400
Layfayette, LA
 
Cullen's Playland
(225) 927-9549
8434 Florida Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA
 
Toys R Us
Pierce Bossier Mall
Bossier City, LA
 
Babies R Us 7703 - Metairie
(504) 885-8242
6851 Veterans Boulevard
Metairie, LA
 
Pippen Lane
(504) 269-0106
2929 Magazine Street
New Orleans, LA
 
Ladies in Waiting
(318) 865-9603
3775 Youree Drive
Shreveport, LA
 

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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