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Are Infant Walkers Safe? Here's What New Parents Need to Know

4 days ago   |   By Cleveland Clinic

For first-time parents, the sheer amount of gadgets available to growing babies can be overwhelming. But there's one device that experts say parents should avoid: the infant walker.
A recent study shows that even after new safety standards were issued in 2010, infant walkers are still associated with thousands of injuries to children each year.
The study shows that while injuries have decreased in the last 10 years, infant walkers are still responsible for many injuries to the head and neck - including skull fractures.
What are infant walkers?
Infant walkers, designed for use by children...
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