What is the consensus on children using walkers?
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Host: What is the consensus on children using walkers? Rene Hackney: Walkers are seen as been dangerous, that children who are placed in walkers and those other toys that move around the room with the baby inside, children are being hurt in those in a wide variety of ways. One on the little end, they may get their fingers pinch when they bump up against things, but also young children who are put in walkers all of a sudden are very mobile, they get around the places where they shouldn't be, they maybe able to pull things down on top of themselves off of counters and off of table tops. There is also the dangerousness of going downstairs or going down just a difference in the flooring in the household where the child may topple over.
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