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$100,000 or six months in jail. But in some countries, more than 75 percent of babies still
use walkers– and the injuries continue.
Sometime in the second half of the first year, healthy babies develop a strong urge to move
across the floor. At first, this is a struggle for them as they work their arms and legs,
stretching, rolling, scooting or crawling. They find delight in accomplishment as they
achieve their goal of a toy out of reach. Later, the focus of their work will turn to pulling
Babies who use a walker skip some of this magnificent developmental journey. With their
toes in an unnatural position, they glide across the floor with ease, moving up...
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- Winter '14
- Developmental Psychology