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Walking in a walker?

At what age did your baby start learning to walk or use their legs in a walker?

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Asked by Anonymous at 12:52 PM on May. 24, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Never. The American Academy of Pediatrics says AVOID walkers, as they are dangerous and DO NOT teach babies to walk.

    Mine was walking at ten months. No walker required.

    Answer by gdiamante at 12:53 PM on May. 24, 2011

  • Walkers delay walking. My son learned to walk at 11 months old.

    Answer by momavanessa at 12:54 PM on May. 24, 2011

  • All my kids used walkers but never walked in them they just hung out, then the older one would push the baby around in the walker so they never put their feet down. But my two oldest were walking at 8 and 9 months and my 7 month old is starting to try to walk.

    Answer by SkylaReneeMom at 1:45 PM on May. 24, 2011

  • my son is only 11 weeks, so we havent used anything like that quite yet.

    i had a walker when i was a baby and walked at 10 months. i've never heard that theyre detrimental.

    Answer by flamingomegs at 1:55 PM on May. 24, 2011

  • We used a walker at around 5 months, our dd started walking at 10 months and was running by her first birthda

    Answer by damselphish at 4:14 PM on May. 24, 2011

  • Mine never had a sit-in walker as those are not safe and really do not help with learning to walk at all. Mine did have some push toys that they would 'walk' behind and push.

    Answer by MizLee at 4:26 PM on May. 24, 2011

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