How to teach your baby to walk
Baby’s first steps become one of the most memorable days for any parent. Generally this happens during baby’s sixth/ seventh month. Since your baby has achieved a milestone on this day, you must think to give them the right assistance at this time. You can get them baby walker and baby shoes to help them leaning to walk with their new mode of transportation.
Purchasing a baby walker is a big decision. It is vital to make sure that you are going for an appropriate one. However there are a few pointers that will help you make going for the right product. There are some organizations that have banned walkers with wheels. The reason is that wheeled walkers have proven to be hazardous and several unpleasant incidences have occurred due to them.
Though cheap baby walkers are available, see that walker has passed all the mandatory safety standards. Besides, make sure to look for one that has automatic gripping or braking mechanism. This will prevent baby from getting ridden over a step. Baby’s fingers are tiny, so see to it that it should not trap yours child’s fingers and doesn’t have sharp areas or edges. Finally get a walker that fits your baby snuggly. Getting a walker with these points is sure to help your child learn their first walking steps rather quickly.
Another thing that you can do is to get some good walking shoes for your child. Walking shoes for babies should be flexible and the material on the top should be made of cotton. Avoid leather and other strong material shoes. Buy a shoe preferably with Velcro instead of laces. Most babies outgrow their shoes in a couple of months; it will be good to keep a check on this so that you don’t restrict your child’s growth. This does not mean that you buy a shoe that is too big for them. In either of the cases your child’s walking skill will get hampered.
Keeping in mind all the pointers, you are sure to watch your little bundle of joy soon on his feet!