Parents Are Ignoring Dangers of Baby Walkers

The American Academy of Pediatrics said in 2001 that baby walkers were unsafe for children, but many parents are still putting their kids into them. “The AAP has a position statement that baby walkers are not good for children; I’m not 100 percent sure why people are ignoring the warning,” said Ruth Milanaik, DO, director of the neonatal follow-up program at Cohen Children’s Medical Center in New Hyde Park.

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