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Unformatted text preview: n any other children’s product. The types of injuries included head
injuries, broken bones, broken teeth, burns, entrapment of fingers and even amputations or
Walkers allow mobility beyond a baby’s natural capability, and faster than a parent’s
reaction time. Most of the injuries involve falls down stairs, but injuries can also come, for
instance, from allowing reach to hot, heavy or poisonous objects. Today’s walkers are safer,
but they are still hazardous – and of no benefit to the baby. c onsults.blogs.nytime s.c om/2010/02/22/the - da nge r s- of - ba by- wa lke r s/? pa ge wa nte d= pr int 1/2 3/7/13 The Da nge r s of Ba by W a lke r s - NYTime s.c om Canada banned baby walkers in 2004. Possession of a baby walker can lead to fin...
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- Winter '14
- Developmental Psychology