TRENTON — A bill that has taken its first wobbly steps in Trenton would ban the sale of baby walkers in New Jersey over concerns that young children continue to get injured in the devices despite safety improvements.
The Walksr of children 15 months and younger injured while using the wheeled walkers with a harness seat has dropped from more than 20, in to around 2, in But state Sen. Linda Greenstein, D-Middlesex, said despite safety improvements, they remain Any girl from Walker nj.
The American Academy of Pediatrics first recommended a ban on the manufacture and sale of infant Any girl from Walker nj walkers in It renewed that call last fall, in the wake of a study that documented the drop in injuries. Canada has banned baby walkers, and Greenstein said some counties and municipalities in the United States. But New Jersey would be the first state to do, if Waker bill becomes law.
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