Hip Dysplasia

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Great illustration of the importance of proper hip positioning while using a baby carrier - also why forward facing carriers are NOT a good idea!

Babywearing: Why Forward Facing Isn't For You - The Eco-Friendly Family

Babywearing has so many benefits, but it can have downsides too. Choosing a carrier that offers the proper support for baby and wearer is...

Toe walking...no big deal or BIG problem. Here are a pediatric physical therapist's thoughts on this very common issue related to child development. #pedipt #ptbloggers #toewalking #pediot #childdevelopment
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Toe Walking: What Causes it and How You Can Help Your Child - The Inspired Treehouse

One of the most difficult and common child development issues I run across in my pediatric therapy practice is toe walking.

Katrina Soakers - Free pattern. Lots of options. Even if you don't cloth diaper, these make great training pants or overnight "pullups" for older kids.

Free soaker pattern

Links have been updated! (11/15/15) Here is a free soaker pattern for use with wool interlock, wool sweaters, and fleece. **If you woul...

The Kangaroo hold. Your awesome Moby Wrap comes with many comfortable holds for you to choose from! Check out these awesome tutorials! #babywearing #mobywrap

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Decorated my cast with lace stockings!

Decorated my cast with lace stockings!

a million ideas on how to deal with a spica cast!
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Here is a collection of the Spica activity stations we have created. You might have seen some of theses in separate post, but I wanted one post of all the stations so that I can reference them to people if needed activity ideas. The Minui HandySitt is the best highchair for a Spica cast. Not only does it attach to any chair and is portable, but you can also purchase the connecting legs and it morphs into a kids floor chair. I think it is pretty genius and I am so thankful for a fellow…

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My Decorated Cast

Hello everyone and Happy Tuesday to all! Yesterday I shared my decorated cast on the Really Reasonable Ribbon blog , and decided to wait ti...

homemade spica activity chair - must get daddy on to this asap.
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shaylenem Photo in spica activity chair, homemade! - BabyCenter

Spica Cast Survival Kit
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Spica Cast Survival Kit

There are so many things that a parent needs in order to care for a baby in a spica cast! Thankfully a lot of what we already had for Addison was easily modified to accomodate her different shape/size in the spica cast, but here is a list of the things we can't live without. 1. Handy Sitt Chair I cannot say enough about this chair. Addison loved to sit up in her high chair before her surgery and cast application, so it just follows that she was going to want to continue to do that following…

Hippo (Spica Cast) Car Seat | Adaptivemall.com
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hipdysplasiababy: Spica Cast Tips
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Spica Cast Tips

1. Save all receipts for tape, diapers, pads, etc. used for caring for your child in their spica cast/brace! These expenses can be written...

Spica cast tips
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The Cast {tips on life with a hip spica cast}

Spica cast tips

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Spica Cast Chair

When babies are young you typically move them from container to container… ie, from the bumbo to the bouncy seat, from the bouncy seat to the swing, etc… But John didn’t fit int…

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The Peas Pod: Dealing with cast smell

Dealing with cast smell

The big tip that everyone will tell you is to keep the cast clean and dry. This is a fantastic tip and it is completely true however it is just about impossible. Once you reconcile yourself to that fact then your life with the cast will be much less stressful. Yes, we tried our best to keep poo and wee off the cast but there were 'incidents' and sweat becomes a big issue as well. So each morning I do dry the back edges of the case with a hairdryer on the cool setting. If we have a big…

How is a child fitted with a Hip Spica Cast

How is a child fitted with a Hip Spica Cast

http://www.hipdysplasia.org/Infant-and-Child-Hip-Dysplasia/Infant-Treatment-Methods/Hip-Spica-Cast/default.aspxAn example of how a child is fitted with a Spi...