Schwing said there has been a sharp drop in walker-related injuries over the last five years.
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"I think a lot of people are switching to saucer-type of playstations rather than a walker with wheels," she said.
Lucy’s mom, Sarah Kallile of Oakwood, said she wouldn’t use a walker with wheels.
“Because of safety concerns,” she said. “And I like to have her stationary and [it] gives me a little more sense of control.”
Instead, the 6-month-old has a saucer.
“That’s what we use at home and she loves it,” said Kallile. “It really keeps her entertained.”
Safety experts said it’s important to remember that no matter how safe a product seems supervision is the best way to keep your child out of harm’s way.