Your Baby's 17th Week of Life

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According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, in 1997, walkers were involved in an estimated 14,300 injuries to babies under 15 months of age, resulting in treatment in hospital emergency rooms. Walkers have also been involved in 34 deaths since 1973. How do these injuries occur? According to the National Safe Kids Campaign, an infant in a walker can move as quickly as four feet per second.

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