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Do you think a walker it may help a baby to walk sooner??

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H-Tina

Asked by H-Tina at 5:15 PM on Jun. 23, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • I personally think it depends on the baby, My son had no interest in walking when I pushed. it can be fun to see them play, but I don't think they will walk sooner.
    Sillylins

    Answer by Sillylins at 5:23 PM on Jun. 23, 2011

  • Not at all. My oldest was 11 months when he started walking, and he had an exersaucer. My youngest was nearly 17 months old when he started walking, and he did have a walker.
    Ginger0104

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 5:24 PM on Jun. 23, 2011

  • I don't think it really makes a difference. I personally think a bouncer is better because it strenthens their leg muscles.
    Tink05215

    Answer by Tink05215 at 5:35 PM on Jun. 23, 2011

  • nope, actually it can delay walking because in walking a child has to learn how to balance and put weight on their hips and legs, a walker takes that away
    peanutsmommy1

    Answer by peanutsmommy1 at 5:44 PM on Jun. 23, 2011

  • My son had a walker and was walking at 9 months but all babies are different my next baby may not walk until she is 14 months...who knows :)
    Brandi300

    Answer by Brandi300 at 5:45 PM on Jun. 23, 2011

  • I think it depends on the child. My first son walked before 8 months, the second walked at 11 months and I did the exact same things with both of them.
    hill_star03

    Answer by hill_star03 at 5:53 PM on Jun. 23, 2011

  • Do you WANT him to hurry up and walk??? He will walk whe HE is ready to walk.
    minnesotanice

    Answer by minnesotanice at 6:27 PM on Jun. 23, 2011

  • LOL!!! Minnie...I'm with you! Are you sure you want to hurry that along!?
    Sarahbeth7

    Answer by Sarahbeth7 at 7:48 PM on Jun. 23, 2011

  • All babies are different. It's best to let them develop on their own time :)
    mamanature

    Answer by mamanature at 9:56 PM on Jun. 23, 2011

  • No I defenfly don't think so I think that helping then walk with your hands under their arms or walking. Helper. Where hey walk along the couch and with the mini shopping carts
    tabbe

    Answer by tabbe at 10:16 PM on Jun. 23, 2011

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