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Swaddling baby may cause more pain than comfort FLINT (WJRT) - (10/24/11) - Something parents do to comfort their babies may actually end up hurting them, instead. Swaddling can be risky, if you...

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Your Health: Dangers of Swaddling Hip dysplasia is a condition that causes the hip joint not to develop correctly. Developmental dysplasia of the hip can happen at birth or can be developed as...

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"Dr. Charles Price, pediatric orthopedist at the Winnie and Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children and director of the International Hip Dysplasia Institute, notes that, “Swaddling an infant has...

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Screening programs for developmental dysplasia of the hip in newborns

A recent study from Gosford Hospital, Australia, evaluated the effects of different screening programs for DDH on the frequency of late presentation of hip dislocations. Three independent review...

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Learn How to Swaddle Safely to Reduce Hip Dysplasia All babies are checked at birth for hip dysplasia, which is the number one newborn condition. Physicians examine the baby to ensure that the top...

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Safe Swaddling for Healthy Hip Development Swaddling has many benefits and has grown in popularity among parents in the USA. However, traditional swaddling as practiced in many cultures with the...

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Improper swaddling a risk factor for developmental dysplasia of hip Swaddling has many benefits and has grown in popularity among U.S. parents. However, traditional swaddling as practiced in many...

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CT vs MRI verifying hip position in spica casts

A recent study evaluated the use of computed tomography (CT) versus magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to determine hip position in the spica cast after closed reduction of dislocated hips in infants...

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Awareness Wristbands Available!

We would like to thank all of our supporters by offering this hip dysplasia awareness band for FREE! Show your support for everyone affected by hip dysplasia! "Healthy Hips 4 Life" How to...

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New Patient Story: Oscar

Follow Oscar's journey from traction to spica cast by watching Oscar's patient story video. Video Summary: Oscar has been diagnosed with DDH and needs surgery to correct his dysplasic hip....

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