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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.

Baby Gusano
(952) 435-3913
1813 Southcross Dr. W. #2504
Burnsville, MN

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Do Good Diapers
(612) 990-2183
4316 Lyndale Ave. South
Minneapolis, MN

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Totally Kids
(952) 881-2425
7876 Portland Ave South
Minneapolis, MN
 
The Red Giraffe
(651) 714-5427
10150 City Walk Dr. Suite C
Woodbury, MN
 
Babies R Us
8236 Tamarack Village
Woodbury, MN
 
Peapods Natural Toys & Baby Care
(651) 695-5559
251 Snelling Ave S
St. Paul, MN

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Toys R Us
14041 Aldrich Ave.
Burnsville, MN
 
Toys R Us
7839 Southtown Mall
Bloomington, MN
 
Babies R Us 9560 - Richfield
(612) 861-2249
900 West 78Th Street South
Richfield, MN
 
Babies R Us
900 West 78th Street So
Richfield, MN
 
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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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