Activity centers can be fun for your baby, but you do need to make sure you follow some basic safety...
Activity centers can be fun for your baby, but you do need to make sure you follow some basic safety rules while using one...

 

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Baby Einstein Stationary Entertainer

1. Make sure you purchase a safe activity center. Consider the various features covered at Consumer Reports' guide to baby activity centers. 2. Consider a stationary unit. Baby activity centers that double as baby walkers just aren't as safe.

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Bright Starts Bounce Bounce Baby Supreme (Pink Collection)

3. While baby activity centers are good for times when you need to multitask (i.e. watch the baby and do the dishes), activity centers are not meant to be safe baby babysitters. Never leave your baby alone in a room while in an activity center. 4. Never place your baby activity center on a table, near stairs, near a swimming pool, or on a soft surface like a wide sofa. Only place activity centers on a flat, floor surface. 5. Take your baby out of the activity center before you move it. 6. Fill out the warranty card when you purchase your center and send it in. If there is a recall, you'll be notified. 7. Make sure you're not putting your baby into an activity center he's too big for. Once he reaches the height and weight limit stop using it.

 

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Fisher-Price Rainforest Jumperoo

All baby activity centers shown above are available at Babies R Us. See all their activity centers.

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