With any play equipment that parents introduce to their newborn, safety is the highest priority. Therefore, deciding what kind of play equipment is suitable for your baby’s age can be confusing.
As you know there are a lot kinds of infant equipments on the market that help your kids entertained and relaxed such as bouncers, swing chairs, baby rockers,door bouncers, walkers, activity centers. These things make parents more difficult to choose the most suitable one for their toddlers. Therefore, try to follow these tips to wade through all.
You have to make sure that whether it’s safe for your baby’s age and ability or not. So look at the manufacturer’s guidelines for weight, height, and proper usage to ensure safety with each individual product. And always keep in mind that these products are not a replacement for independent walking – rather, they are just a fun way to keep baby engaged, and to let them work out some energy.
For example, parents will begin to look at activity saucers and stationary jumpers, when their babies have a strong urge to move as they get close to walking. Also, many baby bouncers should stop being used once your kid is able to sit up unassisted, and door bouncers want your baby to be able to hold up their own head and neck. For walkers, a baby at the ages of 4 and 16 months, must be able to hold his head up steadily and have his feet touch the floor to use a walker and, children who can already walk should not use them. Babies are best suited for these types of products when they are strong enough.
In the first few weeks of the baby’s life, they will not have enough coordination or muscles to support their own heads or pick up their toys. So at this stage, most toys will be simple and designed to help them achieve the first milestones, such as clearer vision and reaching out to toys.
Sometimes around four months old, babies begin to be able to withstand the weight on their feet. This is a great age to introduce fitness exercises to children’s daily routines. Even at this stage, the physical and mental development of the baby is very important and affects the later stage of development. The good habits of early development are easy to continue. A good way to encourage exercise, strengthen your baby’s legs and neck is using a baby jumper. A baby jumper is a suspended place that allows the baby to exercise through jump and bounce. Your babies also improve their motor skills, balance, and coordination as well as teach children about causes and consequences