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Unformatted text preview: me exercise or mobility. Some use baby walkers almost like
pacifiers for the legs: many babies seem happier when they are propelling themselves
across the floor.
And let’s face it, sometimes parents need to get things done. Sometimes parents use
walkers as a baby-sitter, to keep their baby occupied and entertained so they do other
Parents should know that walker use typically delays motor development – and that it
delays mental development even more. Beyond this, walker use is dangerous.
Back in 1994, when baby walkers were still extremely popular in the United States, the
Consumer Products Safety Commission declared that baby walkers were responsible for
more injuries tha...
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- Winter '14
- Developmental Psychology