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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.

Strollerdepot.com
(801) 510-0664
14641 South 800 West
Bluffdale, UT
 
Babies R Us
106 E. University Pkwy
Orem, UT
 
Nordstrom - Murray
(801) 261-4402
6191 S. State St.
Murray, UT
 
Toys R Us
5968 S. State St.
Murray, UT
 
Cuddle Haven
(801) 444-9550
461 N Main Street
Kaysville, UT
 
Babies R Us
4042 Riverdale Rd.
Ogden, UT
 
Babies R Us 6516 - Orem
(801) 802-8200
106 E. University Pkwy
Orem, UT
 
Toys R Us
3550 Constitution Blv
West Valley City, UT
 
USA Baby & Child Space - Utah
(801) 840-2424
5686 S. Redwood Road
Salt Lake City, UT
 
Sassy
(801) 298-7279
144 W 500 South
Bountiful, UT
 

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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