baby; walkers; ;
A baby walker consists of a rigid frame on wheels with a sling seat. Babies can sit in the seat and move around before they are able to sit alone or crawl.
Baby walkers are not safe for babies and it is strongly advised that you do not use baby walkers.
Child safety experts recommend a stationary play centre as a safer option.
Have a look at this information about baby walkers from Product Safety Australia. It provides information about safety and the mandatory standard for baby walkers.
There is more to read in this topic on the Pregnancy, birth and baby site (Australian Government site)
The information on this site should not be used as an alternative to professional care. If you have a particular problem, see a doctor, or ring the Parent Helpline on 1300 364 100 (local call cost from anywhere in South Australia).
This topic may use 'he' and 'she' in turn - please change to suit your child's sex.