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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.

Papaya Patch
(860) 521-0700
970 Farmington Avenue
West Hartford, CT

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Galt Toys + Galt Baby
(847) 498-4412
2020 Northbrook Ct.
Northbrook, IL
 
Babies R Us
169 Hale Road
Manchester, CT
 
Babies R Us
1559 New Britain Ave
West Hartford, CT
 
Toy Chest
(860) 233-5559
975 Farmington Avenue
West Hartford, CT
 
Earthy Birthy Mama
(866) 326-5439
PO Box 1263
Avon, CT

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Babies R Us 6429 - Manchester
(860) 644-6084
169 Hale Road
Manchester, CT
 
Toys R Us
1460 Pleasant Valley Ro
Manchester, CT
 
Toys R Us
1471 New Britain Ave
West Hartford, CT
 
Babies "R" Us
(860) 561-0329
1559 New Britain Avenue,
West Hartford, CT
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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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