Globe & Mail: Will using a Jolly Jumper stunt my baby’s muscle growth?

Will using a Jolly Jumper stunt my baby’s muscle growth? The question: A friend told me if I put my child in a Jolly Jumper-style exerciser, she will not develop her muscles properly. Is that true?

The answer: I would never presume to tell anyone how to raise their child. What I will say is, based on information I have learned from Paul Chek and the Prague School of physiotherapy, if and when I have a child, I will try to minimize the time he or she spends in supportive devices like Jolly Jumpers, since they don’t require the child to actively use their muscles. Read More

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