How to choose a Walker for baby – walkers, reviews
Choosing the best baby Walker guide for the first steps of Your baby
Every year, modern technologies make life easier for the young mother. Time at home with the birth of the crumbs are left, and the mother is forced to look for opportunities to take your baby for a while to release himself for 10-15 minutes. If the child is already celebrated half a year, then mom can help Walker. Read: what age and harmful if Walker is the opinion of experts. How to choose a Walker for the baby right?
Types of walkers for kids – pictures, features models of baby walkers
Probably best known as look walkers: a special frame on wheels, a seat for your baby, the independent movement around the apartment. These devices differ in design, availability of additional items (toys, for example), color, etc. What are the types of walkers?
- The classic Walker.
They baby may, without parental support to move in the room to explore the world, strengthen legs and the skills of walking.
This design involves the combination of several features and rocking a regular Walker with the presence of the height Adjuster, seat panel with toys, etc.
- A Walker-a wheelchair.
A real favorite with kids – toy on wheels that you push in front of you. Designed for babies already able to stand and walk.
Externally, the design is reminiscent of the "carrier" with spring straps. Jumpers are usually hung in the doorway. They can be used from six months. However, only after approval by the orthopedist.
- Walkers for kids with cerebral palsy.
The Walker — with support for the elbow or Walker-rollator with back support.
How to choose a Walker for Your baby – choosing the right Walker
All the nuances of such a purchase should be thought out in advance, because the proper choice depends the safety and health of your baby. Unfortunately, substandard products are found among children's products, so to avoid injuries to the child pay attention to the following criteria:
- The design meets the age, body weight and growth of the baby.
For example, if a Walker is recommended for crumbs, the growth of which does not exceed 85 cm, of course, to put the child in them with the growth mentioned above is impossible –there is a risk of loss of a baby Walker.
- The basis of design.
Typically, the base of the Walker has a round or rectangular shape. The second option is more secure. And the first less stable. The size of the foundations should exceed the size of the top of the Walker.
This should worry the parents more than toys on the panel. The number of wheels is typically between 4 and 10. Ideal – 6-8 wheels. The more the less risk that your baby will turn. It is desirable that the wheel was shot (so they will be easier to wash).
- The stopper on the wheels.
Such a lock would be useful at the time of stop of a baby.
- Wheel material.
Least noise and eliminating damage to floor covering – silicone wheels.
Contrary to stereotypes, the seats are not only color. Please note for compliance with the standards laid back – it should be smooth and always hard. The requirements for the most seat – wide (to avoid discomfort in the groin area) and deep (to reduce the risk of falling). The material is better to choose waterproof so baby could be in a Walker, even without diapers. And the cover should be removable, for subsequent washing.
- The adjustable height.
It will allow the Walker to grow simultaneously with the child. Levels of height can be three or more, in accordance with the model Walker. Check the reliability of locking in each position.
- The table-top.
This item is equipped with everything that you may need a little Explorer – squeakers, rattles, recesses for bottles, etc. more Convenient when the table top is removable. And if removable are and toys, be sure to check that they were absent in the crevices in which crumbs can stick your finger.
Don't forget to ask certificate of quality. check the possibility of folding Walker and availability pad feet (stop time) or a special platform that turns your Walker into a convenient chair.