Baby walker is a device, used by infants who cannot walk on their own.Although it is designed for children between age groups of 4 to16 months; it can also be used for higher age groups. These are generally made of hard plastic on top, with a suspended fabric seat, which has two leg wholes and freely rotating wheels at the bottom. It can be attached with toys to enhance the fun of learning to walk. Besides giving entertainment, it also gives exercise to them, which is helpful for them to digest their food.
You should be very careful while selecting a Baby Walker for your child. There are some points to be considered, we cannot confirm that all cheap walkers may be defective, and costly walkers are safe so, let study dome points by which you can get an idea, based on which you can purchase a walker for your child. First of all t should be light weight, so that it will be easy to handle. If you select a walker that is heavy, it becomes difficult for your baby to move and sometimes, it becomes tough for you too to handle the same.There are chances, where your baby might get hurt because of its weight and once. If they get hurt, they may not be willing to use them next time as they might develop a fear for them, and may start avoiding their usage. If that happens, they loose the advantages and pleasure of using walker. Thus it is always preferable to use a walker that does not weigh more.
Durability of your Baby Walker should also be considered. Materials used in the construction, determine its durability, it should not be too delicate, because babies will not handle them smoothly. The materials used should be strong, but light in weight so that it will not get hurt by materials we attach to it. Once baby develops affection towards walker, they tend to spend more time with it. Babies may get disturbed if the walker gets spoilt, and may also feel difficult to adjust themselves with a new walker, as well you need to invest again for a new one, so it is always advisable to buy the walker which is durable and light weight.
The Baby Walker should be as simple as possible, because it should not confuse the child and should be easy to understand and use. If it is more complicated, the child faces trouble in remembering the controls, and using them which may lower their self confidence giving way to another trouble. Any mishandling by you or your baby in complicated walkers may harm the child, so, the walker should be user friendly and as simple as possible, with all the necessary elements for the enjoyment of your child.
Baby Walker should support your child in all forms. Suppose if baby wants to run in the walker, then it should support these involuntary activities as this age is generally the learning age and while dong so it should not slip hurting your child, they should play with it comfortably. This helps in developing attraction of walker in babies mind to play and you get a little time to relax. Remember, a supportive baby walker encourages your child to walk. The last and most important point, you have to consider while selecting Baby Walker for your child is the space, it should be spacious for your child, to fit into them and it is always advisable, to take your child along with you to check the comfort level of child with these walkers.