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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.

SunnyPatch Boutique
(541) 928-2272
222 W. 1st Ave
Albany, OR
 
Punkin Butt
(503) 486-5186
7845 SW Frobase Rd
Tualatin, OR

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Card Rave
(888) 643-8232
10943 NW Zermatt Court
Portland, OR

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Milagros Boutique
(503) 493-4141
5433 NE 30th Avenue
Portland, OR

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Mother Nature's Earth Friendly Baby Products
(503) 230-7077
2627 SE Clinton St
Portland, OR

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Sweet Pickles
(503) 859-8555
25642 DeWitt Lane SE
Lyons, OR

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Tender Tush Organics
(503) 325-1213
714 Harrison
Astoria, OR

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gDiapers
(866) 55F-LUSH
P.O. Box 10106
Portland, OR

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SwaddleKeeper Blanket with Newborn Head Support
(541) 380-1389
1835 Avalon Way
Hood River, OR

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Eco Baby Gear
(503) 233-4167
2122 SE Division St.
Portland, OR

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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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