Baby walkers which help babies to walk are readily available in the market. Most peoples buy one for their babies. And some of us may be wondering on a questions ‘walker for babies good or bad‘? Each and every who care about their child’s growth should know one thing ‘prolonged use of baby walkers can reduce the gradual growth of the baby.
It’s better to let baby learn walking in a usual way with more efforts put by them self. Sure we should support them. Instead of buying a walker, try building a secure play area for them, where they can play around and do things on their own.
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Walker for babies good or bad? you can decide after reading this
After the age of 6 or 7 months don’t always hold your baby on shoulders or put them on walkers. Instead, let them play along in their own ways. Taking hold of them for most of the times will not help them to do things on their own. And the continuous use of baby walkers can reduce their growth rate and can make their feets less strong.
Let them walk, pivot and crawl the way they can. Well, it doesn’t mean that we should leave the baby alone on their own. Always monitor their activities and don’t leave your eyes from them.
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It’s common that they fall before starting to walk. It’s not just the case of babies even adult may fall while starting to learn or do something new. It’s when we fall we learn from them better.
It’s the same case with babies also. Falling many times teaches the baby to walk better and perfect.
Instead of baby walker prepare a play area
You can prepare a secure play area for them. So that they can play and hang around within the specified secure area under your supervision. Make sure the floor surface is not that smooth while preparing a play area, chances are they may slip and get hurt. Nor the floor should be that rough like stone surface, this might also hurt your baby.
Bushy floors are apt for them. You need not reconstruct your home for growing bush inside. Artificial Bush carpets or other wool type carpets are available in the market. You can buy one for your baby to play around.
Even though you put lots of facilities and precautions for your baby, chances are there for your baby to fall and get small hurts, don’t get worried it’s so common, just make sure they don’t get severe injuries.