As your baby grows older, she will become physically active. She is prone to pick things up and put them in her mouth. She will become more responsive when somebody talks to her and smile at people whenever she feels that they are playing with her.
She will cry and get away whenever you brush her teeth or change her diaper. At 8 months old, babies will be moving about the bed. It is during this age that she will start standing up. Although she will be falling down most of the time. Unfortunately, half of the time, she will hurt herself, especially if her legs are still wobbly. But because babies are usually persistent, they would try again and again until she learns how to do it normally. Yes, she will fall, but she will not stop trying.
Every oarent is protective of her baby and will do just about anything to keep her safe. This is why they buy their babies baby walkers. Baby walkers can keep her legs steady and this will keep her from falling down. In time, she will learn how to take steps with her legs.
She will then learn to take tiny steps until she can gradually learn how to walk and run with the help of her walker. However, things are different when you remove the walker. Again, her legs would be wobbly causing her to fall down again. The walker does not actually teach her the rudiments of walking but only supports her so she would not fall down in her attempts to walk. Until she learns how to support herself with her legs, her baby walker will back her up.
Many studies reveal that babies who were not placed in walkers actually learn how to walk faster than those who were placed in walkers. This is because the gait of the babies who use walkers are wrong. They will only learn how to walk correctly if they are taken out of the walker and made to walk on their own. You can do this whenever you are around and can watch over the baby as he tries to walk. But, if you are busy doing chores, being inside her walker would be the safest place.
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